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 M-7 Bradley fire support team vehicle.
*part time job, full time benefits
*on the job training
*100% college tuition assistance
*Up to $20,000 sign on bonus
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
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.
Job training for a bradley fighting vehicle system maintainer 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.
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
Interest in auto mechanics and the industrial arts
Troubleshooting and repairing mechanical problems
Interest in automotive engines and how they work
Enjoy physical work