Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic

Compensation

: $42,160.00 - $68,070.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Automotive



Job ID: *******

Job Views: 85

Location: JAMAICA, New York, United States

ZIP Code: 11433

Job Category: Mechanic and Maintenance

Posted: 11.19.2019

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

Benefits/Requirements
* 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 ***************** 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. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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