91B WHEELED VEHICLE MECHANIC US ARMY / ARMY RESERVE

US Army - Boston, MA

Full-time | Part-time

Must be ages 18-34

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

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 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.

HELPFUL SKILLS

  • 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
OR
Mechanical Maintenance (MM): 87, General Technical (GT): 85
Learn more about the ASVABand see what jobs you could qualify for.

COMPENSATION

Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more abouttotal 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. VisitJobs in Demandto see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.

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 abouteducation 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 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. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program athttp://www.armypays.com.

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

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $20,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Electrical Systems: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

License:

  • ASVAB (Preferred)

Required travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Child Care benefits
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Commuting/travel assistance
  • Employee discounts
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules
  • Flexible schedules
  • Others

Hours per week:

  • 20-29
  • 30-39

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly