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Track Vehicle Repairer (63H)

Mechanics Army MOS Information
  • Enlisted
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve

The success of Army missions depends on keeping automotive and heavy equipment in top working condition. As an integral member of the Mechanical Maintenance team, the Track Vehicle Repairer is primarily responsible for performing maintenance on tracked vehicles and supervising activities that include fuel and electrical system repair and maintenance.

Some of your duties as a Track Vehicle Repairer may include:

  • Repairing gas turbine power plants/packs, diesel power plants/packs, compression ignition engine fuel systems and compression ignition air induction systems
  • Maintaining and repairing vehicle air cooling systems, vehicle liquid cooling systems, automatic transmission assemblies, transfer assemblies, hydraulic brake systems and tracked vehicle hydraulic assemblies
  • Troubleshooting problems in vehicle engines, electrical systems, steering, brakes and suspensions
  • Tuning and repairing engines
  • Replacing or repairing damaged vehicle body parts, hydraulic arms or shovels and grader blades
  • Establishing and following schedules for maintaining vehicles

Training:

Job training for a Track Vehicle Repairer consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 14 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. 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 or replacement
  • Troubleshooting mechanical and electrical problems
  • Body repair and body panel replacement

Helpful Skills:

Helpful attributes include:

  • An interest in auto mechanics and the industrial arts
  • A preference for physical work
  • An interest in troubleshooting and repairing mechanical problems
  • An interest in automotive engines and how they work

Advanced Responsibilities:

Advanced level Track Vehicle Repairers supervise and train other Soldiers within the same discipline.