91A M1 Abrams Tank System Maintainer

OVERVIEW
The M1 Abrams tank system maintainer is primarily responsible for supervising and performing maintenance on Abrams tanks.

JOB DUTIES

  • Perform maintenance on the suspension, steering, hydraulic, auxiliary power, fire extinguisher/suppression and gas particulate systems
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions


TRAINING
Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 16 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: 16 weeks at Fort Benning, GA

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Electronic and mechanical principles and concepts
  • Use of electronic, electrical and mechanical test equipment
  • Use of schematics, drawings and wiring diagrams
  • Operation, testing and maintenance of weapons systems


HELPFUL SKILLS

  • Strong in science and math
  • Interest in working with electronic or electrical equipment
  • High attention to detail
  • Interest in working with diesel and turbine engines


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Mechanical Maintenance (MM): 99

OR
Mechanical Maintenance (MM): 88, General Technical (GT): 92

WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
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FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career as an electronic mechanic, an avionics technician or a missile facilities repairer with companies that design, build and test weapons for the military.

+ Enlisted
X Officer
+ Active Duty
+ Army Reserve
+ Open to Women
+ Entry Level