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91B Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic

“After taking the ASVAB, they offered me any job I wanted and right off the bat I was like ‘I want to be a mechanic.'”
-Sgt. Phillip Gilmore, Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic

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

Required ASVAB Score:
Mechanical Maintenance (MM): 92 or Mechanical Maintenance (MM) : 87 and General Technical (GT) : 85

Helpful Skills:

  • Interest in auto mechanics and the industrial art.
  • Enjoy physical work.
  • Troubleshooting and repairing mechanical problems.
  • Interest in automotive engines and how they work.

Sgt. Phillip Gilmore, a wheeled vehicle mechanic, demonstrates some of the tasks a mechanic would perform on a vehicle for maintenance or repair.

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.

Future Civilian Career:
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.

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