Track Mechanic – The Track Mechanic is responsible for any troubleshooting and repairs on track vehicles as identified on the density list. The Track Mechanic is responsible for the identification and troubleshooting of electrical, hydraulic, power train and additional malfunctions with the ability to expeditiously repair to 10/20 standards. The Track Mechanic may provide technical advice to lower level technicians. The Track Mechanic must be able to test faulty equipment and apply comprehensive knowledge of functional operation of track vehicles and systems to diagnose cause(s) of malfunctions, apply repairs and to solve complex problems.
- Minimum of three (3) years specific experience in track vehicle maintenance operations, supervision, inspection, QA or related areas.
- Must also possess superb mechanical skills, as well as master knowledge of hydraulics and / or pneumatic systems.
- Knowledge of Army / Marine Corps maintenance technical publications related to Track Vehicle Maintenance a must.
- Experience needed on one or multiple vehicles outlined: M1 Abrams, M2/M3 Bradley, M88, M113 class vehicles (M548A1/A3 Cargo Carrier, M577A2/A3 Command Post Carrier, M901A1 Improved TOW Vehicle, M981 Fire Support Team Vehicle, M1059/A3 Smoke Generator Carrier, M1064/A3 Mortar Carrier, M1068/A3 Standard Integrated Command Post System Carrier, Mechanized Smoke Obscurant System, and OPFOR Surrogate Vehicle (OSV)…or British equivalent.
- This is a position with a physical rating of heavy.