Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic (91B)

Army National Guard Rapid City , SD 57702

Posted 6 days ago

91B Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic

Job ID: 1199228

Job Views: 4

Location: RAPID CITY, South Dakota, United States

ZIP Code: 57702

Job Category: Mechanic and Maintenance

Posted: 01.16.2020

Age Requirements:
Must be between the ages of 17 and 35

Job Description

As a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic for the Army National Guard you'll ensure that anything that moves on wheels is ready to hit the road. In this role, you will primarily be responsible for supervising and performing maintenance and recovery operations on wheeled vehicles in the field and in the shop.

Your duties will include inspecting, servicing, maintaining, repairing, testing, adjusting, and replacing of systems and components; performing recovery operations, and servicing electrical systems; including wiring harness and charging systems.

Job Duties

  • Maintain wheeled vehicles associated trailers and material handling equipment systems

  • Service automotive electrical systems, including wiring harness, and starting and charging systems

Helpful Skills

  • Interest in troubleshooting and repairing mechanical problems

  • Interest in automotive engines and how they work

Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career with service stations, auto dealers, farm equipment companies, and state highway agencies. You'll be able to pursue a career as a mechanic who works on carburetors, transmissions, radiators, construction equipment, or endless track vehicles.

Earn While You Learn

Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.

Job training requires 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 13 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT). Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

Benefits/Requirements

Benefits

  • Paid training

  • A monthly paycheck

  • Montgomery GI Bill

  • Federal and State tuition assistance

  • Retirement benefits for part-time service

  • Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)

  • 401(k)-type savings plan

  • Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)

  • Health care benefits available

  • VA home loans

  • Bonuses, if applicable

  • Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $200 and $250 per drill weekend, subject to change

Requirements

  • Military enlistment in the Army National Guard

  • Must be at least a junior in high school, or have a high school diploma or a GED certificate

  • Must be between the ages of 17 and 35

  • Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards

  • Must meet citizenship requirements (see NATIONALGUARD.com for details)

Requires military enlistment. Programs and benefits are subject to change. Ask your Army National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability.

This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.


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Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic (91B)

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