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Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic Details


OVERVIEW
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.

JOB DUTIES
  • 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


TRAINING
Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 12 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom, and part in the field.

Advanced Individual Training: 12 weeks at Fort Jackson, SC

HELPFUL SKILLS
  • Interest in auto mechanics and the industrial arts
  • Enjoyment of physical work
  • Troubleshooting and repairing mechanical problems
  • Interest in automotive engines and how they work


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Mechanical Maintenance (MM): 92

OR
Mechanical Maintenance (MM): 87, General Technical (GT): 85

WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
915A Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer

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 mechanic.