Job Description: The artillery mechanic is primarily responsible for supervising and performing maintenance and recovery operations of all self-propelled field artillery cannon weapon systems — including automotive, turret, fire control and chemical protection subsystems. Job duties include: perform unit maintenance and recovery of all self-propelled field artillery cannon weapon systems; maintain diesel power plants/packs, compression ignition engines and engine fuel systems, air induction systems, exhaust systems, cooling systems, engine starting and charging systems, and track hull electrical; diagnose malfunctions, troubleshoot and perform other unit maintenance on carriage-mounted armament, associated fire control and related systems and components on all self-propelled field artillery weapon systems.

  • Branch Branch: Army
  • Ratings Average Rating:
  • Desinnation Designation: 91P
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $37,888
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB: MM: 99 OR MM: 88, GT: 88
  • Degree Degree: High School or GED
  • Age Age: 17-34
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Mechanics
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