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M1 ABRAMS Systems Maintainer

Major Duties - The M1 Abrams systems maintainer supervises and performs unit maintenance and select on-board direct support tasks i.e., major assembly replacement on M1 tanks to include the turret, fire control.

Entry Level - Diagnoses and troubleshoots malfunctions, performs organizational maintenance and on-board direct support tasks on the suspension systems, steering systems, hydraulic systems, auxiliary power units, fire extinguisher/suppression systems, gas particulate systems, vehicular mounted armament, gun turret drive system and the fire control system on the M1/M1A1 tank.

Skill Level 2 - Performs duties in preceding skill level, supervises lower grade soldiers and provides technical guidance to the soldiers in the accomplishment of their duties. Diagnoses and corrects malfunctions of various subsystems, performs on-board direct support tasks i.e., major assembly replacement. Assists skill level 1 soldiers with troubleshooting and maintenance tasks on the M1/M1A1 tank.

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