Company: United States Army ( Learn More )

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Job Description OVERVIEW

The Stryker systems maintainer works as part of a team to maintain the Stryker family of vehicles and keep the vehicles and the operating systems running smoothly.  

Some of those vehicles include the M1128 Mobile gun system, the M1132 Engineer support vehicle, the M1133 Medical evacuation vehicle and the M1135 NBC recon vehicle.

  • Performs field and sustainment level maintenance on various vehicle systems to include the suspension systems, steering systems, hydraulic systems, fire extinguisher/suppression systems and vehicular mounted armament
  • Supervises compliance with shop safety program and use, and maintenance and security of power tools
  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots malfunctions
  • Supervises and provides technical guidance to junior grade Soldiers
  • Performs battlefield damage and assessment and repair
  • Job RequirementsREQUIREMENTS

    Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.


    Training for a Stryker systems maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 17 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field, including inspection and repair of Stryker engines and systems.

    Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

    • Engine disassembly and repair
    • Repair of hydraulic, fuel and electrical systems
    • Repair and maintenance of armament systems
    • Interest in mathematics, shop mechanics and engine mechanics
    • Ability to use hand and power tools