Combat Vehicle Mechanic

Fort Hood, Texas
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Fort Hood, Texas

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Now hiring for Abrams Combat Vehicle Mechanics in Fort Hood, TX. Abrams Combat Vehicle Mechanics are experienced maintenance mechanics, familiar with operation, maintenance and modification work orders (MWO) on the variations of the Abrams Tank (M1A1 SA, M1A2 SEP V2 and SEP V3) vehicles. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 1 year of experience as a Abrams combat vehicle mechanic. US Army experience preferred. This position is temp to perm. $28.71 an hour.

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Skilled Trades Recruiter: Janine Hernandez


Experienced maintenance mechanic, familiar with operation, maintenance and modification work orders (MWO) on the variations of the Abrams Tank (M1A1 SA, M1A2 SEP V2 and SEP V3) vehicles for the GDLS Ft. Hood team.

Perform preventive maintenance checks and services and install MWO’s on variations of the Abrams Tanks (M1A1ED, M1A2SEP V2 and V3)

Read and interpret troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures and flow diagrams for systems, subsystems and components.

Maintain accountability of special tools, test equipment and property.

Perform other duties as assigned by leadership responsible for maintenance.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Must have one (1) or more years of general mechanical maintenance experience, preferably on the Abrams Family of Tanks.
  • Must have basic knowledge of tools and test equipment required for military vehicle maintenance.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must be able to gain access to US Military facilities or bases; including a NACI clearance if required.
  • Must be a U.S. person.
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team-oriented structure in field and shop environment, both on and off military installations.
  • Required to work at heights, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, able to climb, and work in extreme temperatures and weather conditions.
  • Must have a valid State Driver's License and be able to obtain a tank driver’s license
  • Must meet the anthropometric requirements (ASR) to entry into the driver’s station or into an enclosed military vehicle.
  • Must be able to travel as required to support GDLS Ft. Hood maintenance, fielding and retrofit activities for both State-side and International GDLS requirements
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Job Proficiency Certification for Abrams fleet vehicles.
  • Be able to work autonomously with government personnel.

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