Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic (91B Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic)
Company: United States Army
Location: Eagle Lake
Posted on: November 14, 2021
The wheeled vehicle mechanic is primarily responsible for
supervising and performing maintenance and recovery operations on
wheeled vehicles and associated items, as well as heavy-wheeled
vehicles and select armored vehicles.
Maintain wheeled vehicles, their associated trailers and material
handling equipment systems
Inspecting, servicing, maintaining, repairing, replacement,
adjusting and testing of wheeled vehicles and material handling
equipment systems, subsystems and components
Service automotive electrical systems including wiring harness, and
starting and charging systems
Perform wheeled vehicle recovery operations
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.
Job training for a wheeled vehicle mechanic requires 10 weeks of
Basic Combat Training and 13 weeks of Advanced Individual Training
with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the
classroom and part in the field.
Interest in auto mechanics and the industrial arts
Enjoy physical work
Troubleshooting and repairing mechanical problems
Interest in automotive engines and how they work
REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Mechanical Maintenance (MM): 92
Mechanical Maintenance (MM): 87, General Technical (GT): 85
Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify
Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay,
and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.
EARN CASH FOR IN DEMAND JOBS
You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting
under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in
Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based
scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend
for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.
FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with
service stations, auto dealers, farm equipment companies and state
highway agencies. You'll be able to pursue a career as a garage
mechanic, carburetor mechanic, transmission mechanic, radiator
mechanic, construction equipment mechanic or endless track vehicle
PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PAYS) PROGRAM
Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian
employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program.
The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job
interview with military friendly employers that are looking for
experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find
out more about the Army PaYS Program at
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