Career Fields

Mechanic & Maintenance Mechanic & Maintenance

Keeping the Guard running at full speed.

Guard mechanics can fix anything that needs maintenance or repairs, from 5-ton cargo trucks and armor-plated Humvees to the most sophisticated equipment in the world, like the M1 Abrams tank. Every piece of mechanized equipment the Guard uses has to be ready to roll at any time, and mechanic and maintenance Soldiers make this possible. Soldiers depend on these vehicles and equipment to accomplish their mission and save lives during a disaster.
 

  • 91A - M1 Abrams Tank System Maintainer

    OVERVIEW
    The M-1 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

    REQUIREMENTS
    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
    Job training for an M-1 Abrams tank systems maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 16 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

    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
    Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for.

    COMPENSATION
    Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.

    EDUCATION BENEFITS
    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 as an electronic mechanic, an avionics technician or a missile facilities repairer with companies that design, build and test weapons for the military.

    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. 

    • AT&T, Inc.
    • Hewlett-Packard Company
    • Kraft Foods Global, Inc.
    • Sears Holdings Corporation
    • Time Customer Service, Inc.
    • Walgreen Co.

  • 91B Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic

    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.


  • 91C Utilities Equipment Repairer

    OVERVIEW
    The utilities equipment repairer is responsible for supervising and performing maintenance on utilities equipment and special-purpose support systems.

    JOB DUTIES

    • Perform maintenance on bottle cleaning/charging stations
    • Inspect and repair air conditioner electrical systems, air conditioner vapor systems, refrigeration unit electrical systems, portable heater fuel/electrical systems, fire extinguisher recharging systems and fire extinguishers/valves


    TRAINING
    Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 13 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: 13 weeks at Fort Lee, VA

    HELPFUL SKILLS

    • Interest in math, electricity and shop mechanics
    • Experience using tools


    REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
    General Maintenance (GM): 98

    OR
    General Maintenance (GM): 88, General Technical (GT): 83

    WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
    919A Engineer Equipment Repair Warrant Officer

    FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
    The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career in many industries, including hospitals, manufacturing firms and governmental agencies. With some additional certification, you could become a self-employed electric tool repairer, electrical instrument repairer, electric medical equipment repairer or electric motor repairer.


  • 91D Power Generator Equipment Repairer

    OVERVIEW
    The power generator equipment repairer is responsible for supervising and performing maintenance and overhaul of power generation equipment, internal combustion engines and associated equipment in mobile and stationary power plants.

    JOB DUTIES

    • Perform maintenance on tactical utility, precise power generation sets, internal combustion engines and associated equipment


    TRAINING
    Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 10 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom, and part in the field, including practice in maintaining electrical power systems.

    Advanced Individual Training: 10 weeks, 3 days at Fort Lee, VA

    Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

    • Generator and powerplant operations
    • Electrical generation and distribution
    • Diesel generator operation, disassembly, inspection and maintenance
    • Principles of electrical and electronic circuitry


    HELPFUL SKILLS

    • Experience using hand and power tools
    • Interest in electricity and working with large machinery


    REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
    General Maintenance (GM): 98
    OR
    General Maintenance (GM): 88, General Technical (GT): 88

    WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
    919A Engineer Equipment Repair Warrant Officer

    FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
    The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career as a powerplant electrician at a construction company, manufacturer or utility company.


  • 91E Allied Trade Specialist

    OVERVIEW
    The allied trade specialist is primarily responsible for supervising and performing the fabrication, repair and modification of metallic and nonmetallic parts. They operate lathes, drill presses, grinders and other machine shop equipment.

    JOB DUTIES

    • Fabricate, repair and modify metallic and nonmetallic parts
    • Utilize such machines as engine lathes, utility grinders, power cutoff saws, hydraulic presses, drill presses, oxyacetylene, electric arc, inert gas welding machines and their associated attachments, accessories and tools


    TRAINING
    Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 18 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 practice in machine operation. 

    Advanced Individual Training: 18 weeks, Fort Lee, VA

    Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

    • Machine types, setup and operation
    • Use of different metals
    • Safety procedures


    HELPFUL SKILLS

    • Interest in math, general science, metalworking and mechanical drawing
    • Preference for working with the hands
    • Making things and finding solutions to mechanical problems
    • Ability to apply mathematical formulas


    REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
    General Maintenance (GM): 98

    OR
    General Maintenance (GM): 88, General Technical (GT): 92

    WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
    914A Allied Trades Warrant Officer

    FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
    The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with factories and repair shops in many industries, including the electrical product, automotive and heavy machinery industries.


  • 91F Small Arms/Artillery Repairer

    OVERVIEW
    The small arms/artillery repairer is responsible for keeping a wide array of weapons—from small arms to field artillery and large ballistic missiles—operating properly.

    JOB DUTIES

    • Perform field and sustainment maintenance on small arms, infantry weapons and towed artillery


    TRAINING
    Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 13 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: 13 weeks, 4 days at Fort Lee, VA

    Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

    • Electronic and mechanical principles and concepts
    • Understanding schematics, drawings, blueprints and wiring diagrams
    • Operating electronic, electrical and mechanical test equipment
    • Operation, testing and maintenance of specific types of weapons systems


    HELPFUL SKILLS

    • Sound in science and math
    • Interest in working with electronic or electrical equipment
    • Work requiring accuracy and attention to detail
    • Interest in working with weapons


    REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
    General Maintenance (GM): 93

    OR
    General Maintenance (GM): 88, General Technical (GT): 85

    WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
    913A Armament Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer

    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 firms that design, build and test weapons for the military.


  • 91G Fire Control Repairer

    OVERVIEW
    The fire control repairer is primarily responsible for supervising and performing maintenance on combat vehicles, and infantry and artillery fire control systems and equipment.

    JOB DUTIES

    • Maintain and repair commander’s weapon station/auxiliary sights, aiming circles, image transfer assemblies, quadrants, mount assemblies and fire control support equipment
    • Maintain and repair laser range finders, ballistic computers, laser observation devices, thermal imaging systems and telescopes
    • Perform battlefield damage assessment and repair


    TRAINING
    Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 15 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

    Advanced Individual Training: 15 weeks, Fort Lee, VA

    Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

    • Electronic and mechanical principles and concepts
    • Operation of electronic, electrical and mechanical test equipment
    • Understanding schematics, drawings, blueprints and wiring diagrams
    • Operation, testing and maintenance of specific types of weapons systems
    • Operation and maintenance of fire control systems on ships


    HELPFUL SKILLS

    • Aptitude in science and math
    • Interest in electronic or electrical equipment
    • High attention to detail
    • Interest in working with weapons


    REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
    Electronics (EL): 98

    OR
    Electronics (EL): 93, General Technical (GT): 88

    WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
    913A Armament Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer

    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.


  • 91H Track Vehicle Repairer

    OVERVIEW
    The track vehicle repairer is primarily responsible for performing maintenance on tracked vehicles and supervising activities that include fuel and electrical system repair and maintenance.

    JOB DUTIES

    • Repair diesel power plants/packs, compression ignition engine fuel systems and compression ignition air induction systems
    • Fix vehicle air cooling systems and vehicle liquid cooling systems, and track hull electrical systems and automatic transmission assemblies
    • Service track vehicle cross drive transmission assemblies, transfer assemblies, hydraulic brake systems and fire extinguisher/suppression systems


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

    Advanced Individual Training: 12 weeks, 3 days at Fort Lee, VA

    Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

    • Engine repair and tune-up or replacement
    • Troubleshooting mechanical and electrical problems
    • Body repair and body panel replacement


    HELPFUL SKILLS

    • Interest in auto mechanics and the industrial arts
    • Enjoyment of physical work
    • Troubleshooting and repairing mechanical problems


    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
    919A Engineer Equipment Repair Warrant Officer

    FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREER
    The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with auto and construction equipment dealers and farm equipment companies. You’ll be able to pursue a career such as a garage mechanic, carburetor mechanic, transmission mechanic, radiator mechanic or construction equipment mechanic.


  • 91J - QM & Chem Equipment Repair

    OVERVIEW
    The quartermaster and chemical equipment repairer are primarily responsible for supervising or performing maintenance on chemical equipment, quartermaster machinery, forced air-heaters and special purpose equipment.

    JOB DUTIES

    • Maintain and repair electrical/fuel heater systems, pumps, decontamination systems, protective filter systems, reverse osmosis water purification systems, laundry washer/extractor systems and dryer/tumbler systems
    • Service internal combustion engine ignition/fuel/cooling/electrical systems
    • Perform damage assessment and repair

    REQUIREMENTS
    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
    Job training for a quartermaster and chemical equipment repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 12 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 practice in marine engine maintenance and repair. Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

    • Internal combustion engine theory
    • Use and care of hand and power tools

    HELPFUL SKILLS

    • Interest in shop mechanics, fixing engines and machinery
    • Ability to use hand and power tools
    • Enjoy physical work

    REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
    Mechanical Maintenance (MM) : 92
    OR
    Mechanical Maintenance (MM) : 87, General Technical (GT) : 85
    Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for.

    COMPENSATION
    Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.

    EDUCATION BENEFITS
    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 the marine transportation, commercial fishing, oil exploration or oil drilling industries. You’ll be able to consider a future as a marine engine mechanic.

    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. 

    • AT&T, Inc.
    • Hewlett-Packard Company
    • Kraft Foods Global, Inc.
    • Sears Holdings Corporation
    • Time Customer Service, Inc.
    • Walgreen Co.
  • 91L Construction Equipment Repairer

    OVERVIEW
    Construction equipment repairers are responsible for maintaining trucks, bulldozers, power shovels and other heavy equipment needed for construction operations.

    JOB DUTIES

    • Maintain and replace brake actuators, batteries, starter motors, mechanical fuel pumps and hydraulic cylinders/pumps/control valves
    • Service drive shafts, universal joints, brake shoes, water pumps and turbochargers
    • Maintain and replace cylinder heads, high-pressure fuel injection pumps and road wheels
    • Adjust engine speed of governor/valves, carburetors, steering brakes, fuel injector racks and steering unit brake levers
    • Charge suspension accumulators, transmission shift accumulators and main hydraulic accumulators


    TRAINING
    Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 8 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, where you spend part of this time in the classroom and part in the field.

    Advanced Individual Training: 8 weeks

    Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

    • Engine repair and tune-up
    • Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems
    • Repair and replace body panels, fenders and radiators
    • Troubleshoot hydraulic systems


    HELPFUL SKILLS

    • Interest in math, electricity and shop mechanics
    • Experience using tools
    • Interest in electric motors and appliances
    • Good at solving problems


    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
    919A Engineer Equipment Repair Warrant Officer

    FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
    The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career at service stations, auto and construction equipment dealers, farm equipment companies, and state highway agencies. You can also consider a future as a garage mechanic, carburetor mechanic, transmission mechanic, construction equipment mechanic or endless track vehicle mechanic.


  • 91M Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer

    OVERVIEW
    The Bradley Fighting Vehicle system maintainer handles the maintenance and repair of the M2/M3, A2/A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle, the M6 Bradley Linebacker air defense vehicle and the M7 Bradley Fire Support Team vehicle.

    JOB DUTIES

    • Perform maintenance on gas particulate systems, vehicular mounted armament and associated fire control systems
    • Diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions and perform maintenance and onboard direct support tasks on the Bradley Fighting Vehicle suspension and steering systems
    • Perform maintenance on fire extinguisher and suppression systems


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

    Advanced Individual Training: 12 weeks, 4 days at Fort Benning, GA

    Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

    • Engine repair and tune-up
    • Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems
    • Repair and replace body panels, fenders, power packs, weapons systems and radiators


    HELPFUL SKILLS

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


    REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
    Mechanical Maintenance (MM): 99
    OR
    Mechanical Maintenance (MM): 88, General Technical (GT): 92

    WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
    913A Armament Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer
    915A Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer

    FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
    The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with auto and construction equipment 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.


     

  • 91P Artillery Mechanic

    OVERVIEW
    The artillery mechanic is primarily responsible for supervising and performing maintenance and recovery operations of all self-propelled field artillery cannon weapon systems—including automotive, turret, fire control and chemical protection subsystems.

    JOB DUTIES

    • Perform unit maintenance and recovery of all self-propelled field artillery cannon weapon systems
    • Maintain diesel power plants/packs, compression ignition engines and engine fuel systems, air induction systems, exhaust systems, cooling systems, engine starting and charging systems, and track hull electrical
    • Diagnose malfunctions; troubleshoot and perform other unit maintenance on carriage-mounted armament, associated fire control, and related systems and components on all self-propelled field artillery weapon systems


    TRAINING
    Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 14 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

    Advanced Individual Training: 14 weeks at Fort Lee, VA

    Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

    • Electronic and mechanical principles and concepts
    • Use of electronic, electrical and mechanical test equipment
    • Operation, testing and maintenance of specific types of weapons systems
    • Understanding schematics, drawings, blueprints and wiring diagrams
    • Operation and maintenance of fire control systems on ships


    HELPFUL SKILLS

    • Proficiency in science and math
    • An interest in working with electronic or electrical equipment
    • Ability to do work requiring accuracy and attention to detail
    • Interest in working with weapons


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

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

    WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
    913A Armament Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer
    915A Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer

    FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
    The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career as an electronic mechanic, an avionics technician or a missile facility system mechanic with civilian firms that design, build and test weapons for the military.

  • 91S Stryker Systems Maintainer

    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.

    JOB DUTIES

    • 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 assessment and repair


    TRAINING
    Ten 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.

    Advanced Individual Training: 17 weeks, Fort Lee, VA

    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


    HELPFUL SKILLS

    • Interest in mathematics, shop mechanics and engine mechanics
    • Ability to use hand and power tools


    REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
    Mechanical Maintenance (MM): 87, General Technical (GT): 85
    OR

    Mechanical Maintenance (MM): 92


    WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
    913A Armament Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer
    915A Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer

    FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
    The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with auto and construction equipment dealers and farm equipment companies. You’ll be able to pursue a position as a garage mechanic, carburetor mechanic, transmission mechanic, radiator mechanic or construction equipment mechanic.

  • 91 ORDNANCE OFFICER

    OVERVIEW
    Ordnance officers are responsible for ensuring that weapons systems, vehicles and equipment are ready and available—and in perfect working order—at all times. They also manage the developing, testing, fielding, handling, storage and disposal of munitions.

    JOB DUTIES

    • Command and control operations during land combat
    • Coordinate employment of ordnance Soldiers at all levels of command


    TRAINING
    Job training for an ordnance officer requires completion of the Ordnance Officer Basic Course, where you’ll learn leadership skills, tactics, maintenance and operational aspects of weapons and vehicles used in an ordnance platoon. Your training will take place in classrooms and in the field.  

    HELPFUL SKILLS

    • Self-discipline
    • Physical fitness
    • Ability to perform under physical and mental pressures
    • Ability to make decisions quickly and on your own


    FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS               
    While there is no directly related job for an ordnance officer in the civilian world, the leadership skills you acquire as an Army officer will help you in many types of careers. Being an officer in the Army is most closely related to being a key manager in a corporation. 


  • 913A Armament Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer

    DUTIES

    • Manages activities and personnel engaged in maintenance and repair of small arms, field artillery and armament systems
    • Directs the identification and troubleshooting of electrical, hydraulic, fire control and instrument malfunctions
    • Establishes removal and replacement procedures of items that are unserviceable and beyond the repair capabilities of forward support companies
    • Manages quality assurance and production control programs, to ensure established work standards are met and repairs are made on a timely basis
    • Administers The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS) and the Maintenance Reporting and Management System (MRMS)
    • Administers regulations and procedures for security, accountability and shipment of weapons
    • Directs repair teams in support of field units and activities
    • Establishes and directs a shop safety program, according to applicable regulations
    • Establishes a technical library and examines, interprets and disseminates technical material, including orders and bulletins


    MINIMUM PREREQUISITES
    These minimum prerequisites will not be waived.

    • Be a Sergeant (E-5) or above.
    • Have 5 to 6 years' on-the-job experience in feeder MOS validated by Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Reports (NCOERs).
    • OJE experience defined: Specific (operations/logistic support) experience includes any position involving direct contact with equipment/commodity/electronics/repair, retail or wholesale munitions operations, and/or munitions management. ARNG, USAR and civilian experience related to MOS will be taken into consideration. Evaluation reports documenting experience must describe specific MOS-related positions, duties and responsibilities performed and must be commensurate with the rank of the Soldier. Primary positions (Supply Specialist, Admin NCO, Commander's Driver, etc.) and primary duties/responsibilities (Recruiting NCO, Range Safety NCO, Company Ammunition NCO, HAZMAT Driver, etc.) which are not directly related to logistical operations, commensurate with the rank of the Soldier, do not qualify as on-the-job experience.
    • Be an Advanced Leaders Course (ALC) graduate from a feeder MOS. Waiver requests may be submitted and will be considered on an individual basis. All phases/ERB must state ALC graduate, and all DA Form 1059s must be provided in the application.
    • Provide a copy of all NCOERs, which should reflect MOS proficiency in an armament maintenance supervisory capacity.
    • Enclose a written recommendation from a warrant officer from within the applicant's organization, who holds the warrant officer (WO) MOS the applicant is applying for. In organizations where no WO in the correct MOS is available, a letter of recommendation from a senior WO in the correct MOS from a supporting maintenance unit can be substituted.


    NOTE: Army National Guard programs and benefits are subject to change. Your local warrant officer recruiter has the most up-to-date information about job availability and bonuses in your state.

  • 914A Allied Trades Warrant Officer

    DUTIES

    • Directs the setup, operation and maintenance of machine tools and welding equipment used to fabricate or repair parts, mechanisms, tools and machinery
    • Manages the following shop operations:
    • Automotive body
    • Frame and hull repair
    • Painting
    • Glass
    • Radiator
    • Canvas
    • Woodworking
    • Employs principles of:
    • Mechanics
    • Metals identification procedures
    • Shop mathematics
    • Shop layout
    • Supervises and conducts recovery operations and maintenance of tracked and wheeled recovery equipment
    • Establishes and directs the upkeep of shop, stock, repair parts and required maintenance-related items, according to applicable regulations
    • Manages quality assurance and production control programs, to ensure established work standards are met and repairs are made on a timely basis
    • Establishes training programs, to ensure subordinates are qualified in current maintenance techniques and equipment operation
    • Coordinates shop activities with other repair shops, to ensure equipment is quickly repaired and returned to user
    • Establishes and conducts a shop safety program, according to applicable regulations


    MINIMUM PREREQUISITES
    These minimum prerequisites will not be waived.

    • Be a Sergeant (E-5) or above.
    • Have 5 to 6 years' on-the-job experience in feeder MOS validated by NCOERs.
    • OJE experience defined: Specific (operations/logistic support) experience includes any position involving direct contact with equipment/commodity/electronics/repair, retail or wholesale munitions operations, and/or munitions management. ARNG, USAR and civilian experience related to MOS will be taken into consideration. Evaluation reports documenting experience must describe specific MOS-related positions, duties and responsibilities performed and must be commensurate with the rank of the Soldier. Primary positions (Supply Specialist, Admin NCO, Commander's Driver, etc.) and primary duties/responsibilities (Recruiting NCO, Range Safety NCO, Company Ammunition NCO, HAZMAT Driver, etc.) which are not directly related to logistical operations, commensurate with the rank of the Soldier, do not qualify as on-the-job experience.
    • Be an Advanced Leaders Course (ALC) graduate from a feeder MOS. Waiver requests may be submitted and will be considered on an individual basis. All phases/ERB must state ALC graduate and all DA Form 1059s must be provided in the application.
    • Provide a copy of all NCOERs, which should reflect MOS proficiency in an allied trades supervisory capacity.
    • Enclose a written recommendation from a warrant officer from within the applicant's organization who holds the warrant officer (WO) MOS the applicant is applying for. In organizations where no WO in the correct MOS is available, a letter of recommendation from a senior WO in the correct MOS from a supporting maintenance unit can be substituted.


    NOTE: Army National Guard programs and benefits are subject to change. Your local warrant officer recruiter has the most up-to-date information about job availability and bonuses in your state.

  • 915A Automotive Maintenance Warrant Officer

    DUTIES

    • Plans, organizes and executes field maintenance of:
    • Wheeled vehicles
    • Light track vehicles
    • Self-propelled artillery systems
    • Fire control
    • Armament
    • Ground support
    • Power-driven chemical equipment
    • Diagnoses, tests and analyzes malfunctions of unit equipment
    • Directs the establishment and operation of lists for field repair and maintenance-related operations
    • Establishes and enforces shop fire and safety programs
    • Manages unit calibration requirements and unit-level oil analysis program
    • Prepares readiness reports
    • Writes and updates internal standard operating procedures (SOPs) for maintenance areas
    • Directs emergency recovery and repair for all unit equipment
    • Manages The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS)
    • Manages scheduling of periodic maintenance and services
    • Manages dispatch of passenger, cargo and combat vehicles
    • Manages requisitioning and exchange of repair vehicles and disposal of petroleum, oil and lubricant (POL) products
    • Establishes internal procedures to receive, issue and store tools, parts, publications and POL products


    MINIMUM PREREQUISITES
    These minimum prerequisites will not be waived.

    • Be a Sergeant (E-5) or above.
    • Have 5 to 6 years' on-the-job experience in feeder MOS validated by NCOERs.
    • OJE experience defined: Specific (operations/logistic support) experience includes any position involving direct contact with equipment/commodity/electronics/repair, retail or wholesale munitions operations, and/or munitions management. ARNG, USAR and civilian experience related to MOS will be taken into consideration. Evaluation reports documenting experience must describe specific MOS-related positions, duties and responsibilities performed and must be commensurate with the rank of the Soldier. Primary positions (Supply Specialist, Admin NCO, Commander's Driver, etc.) and primary duties/responsibilities (Recruiting NCO, Range Safety NCO, Company Ammunition NCO, HAZMAT Driver, etc.) which are not directly related to logistical operations, commensurate with the rank of the Soldier, do not qualify as on-the-job experience.
    • Be an Advanced Leaders Course (ALC) graduate from a feeder MOS. Waiver requests may be submitted and will be considered on an individual basis. All phases/ERB must state ALC graduate and all DA Form 1059s must be provided in the application.
    • Provide a copy of all NCOERs, which should reflect MOS proficiency in maintenance supervisory capacity.
    • Enclose a written recommendation from a warrant officer from within the applicant's organization who holds the warrant officer (WO) MOS the applicant is applying for. In organizations where no WO in the correct MOS is available, a letter of recommendation from a Senior WO in the correct MOS from a supporting maintenance unit can be substituted.


    NOTE: Army National Guard programs and benefits are subject to change. Your local warrant officer recruiter has the most up-to-date information about job availability and bonuses in your state.

  • 919A Engineer Equipment Maintenance Warrant Officer

    DUTIES

    • Supervises personnel in maintenance of engineer and ground support equipment
    • Analyzes malfunctions, and supervises minor repair and adjustment of engineer equipment used for:
    • Power generation
    • Earthmoving
    • Shaping and compacting
    • Lifting and loading
    • Quarrying and rock crushing
    • Asphalt concrete mixing and surfacing
    • Water purification
    • Refrigeration and air conditioning
    • Water gap crossing
    • Petroleum, oil and lubricants (POL) transfer
    • Engineer electronic application
    • Supervises maintenance of nonengineer equipment
    • Inspects incoming equipment to determine repair requirements; assigns work and inspects outgoing equipment to ensure quality of repairs
    • Establishes maintenance and repair schedules, based on equipment schedules and availability of parts, tools, personnel and unit mission
    • Establishes internal administrative procedures to obtain, store and issue publications, tools, parts and POL
    • Manages maintenance float items to replace equipment not repairable within prescribed time limits


    MINIMUM PREREQUISITES

    • Be a Sergeant (SGT) (E-5) or above.
    • Have 5 to 6 years' on-the-job experience in feeder MOS validated by Noncommissioned Officer Evaluation Reports (NCOERs).
    • OJE experience defined: Specific (operations/logistic support) experience includes any position involving direct contact with equipment/commodity/electronics/repair, retail or wholesale munitions operations, and/or munitions management. ARNG, USAR and civilian experience related to MOS will be taken into consideration. Evaluation reports documenting experience must describe specific MOS-related positions, duties and responsibilities performed and must be commensurate with the rank of the Soldier. Primary positions (Supply Specialist, Admin NCO, Commander's Driver, etc.) and primary duties/responsibilities (Recruiting NCO, Range Safety NCO, Company Ammunition NCO, HAZMAT Driver, etc.) which are not directly related to logistical operations, commensurate with the rank of the Soldier, do not qualify as on-the-job experience.
    • Be an Advanced Leaders Course (ALC) graduate from a feeder MOS. Waiver requests may be submitted and will be considered on an individual basis. All phases/ERB must state ALC graduate and all DA Form 1059s must be provided in the application.
    • Provide a copy of all NCOERs, which should reflect MOS proficiency in an engineer equipment maintenance supervisory capacity.
    • Enclose a written recommendation from a warrant officer from within the applicant's organization, who holds the warrant officer (WO) MOS the applicant is applying for. In organizations where no WO in the correct MOS is available, a letter of recommendation from a senior WO in the correct MOS from a supporting unit can be substituted.


    NOTE: Applicants must submit a separate waiver request for each prerequisite not met. Waiver requests must provide rationale as to why the waiver should be granted. No waivers will be granted for E-4 and below.

    NOTE: Army National Guard programs and benefits are subject to change. Your local warrant officer recruiter has the most up-to-date information about job availability and bonuses in your state.

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