AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
Be the one that helps the Army National Guard stay on track as a Track Vehicle Repairer. Your primary responsibility will be to perform maintenance on track vehicles, and supervise activities that include fuel and electrical system repair.
In this role, you will expand your mechanical skillset, and work on motorized track vehicle components like carburetors, transmissions, diesel power plants/packs, and other electrical systems.
• 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
Some of the Skills You'll Learn
• Engine repair and tune up or replacement
• Body repair and body panel replacement
• Interest in troubleshooting and repairing mechanical problems
Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career as a garage mechanic, carburetor mechanic, transmission mechanic, radiator mechanic or construction equipment mechanic.
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 for a Track Vehicle Repairer consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 13 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
The National Guard is a unique element of the U.S. military that serves both community and country. The Guard responds to domestic emergencies, overseas combat missions, counterdrug efforts, reconstruction missions and more. Any state governor or the President of the United States can call on the Guard in a moment's notice. Guard Soldiers hold civilian jobs or attend college while maintaining their military training part time. Guard Soldiers' primary area of operation is their home state.
The Guard dates back to 1636, when Citizen-Soldiers formed militias to defend community and country. And for 377 years, the Guard has stayed true to its roots. Enlisting in the National Guard means more time at home. Training typically requires one weekend each month, with a two-week training period once each year. Get a degree with money for school, learn job skills that translate to the civilian world, make bonds that last a lifetime and earn pride for life. When you become a Guard Soldier, your family will thank you, your country will thank you and your future will owe you. Contact a recruiter to find more specifics about your opportunities in the Army National Guard.