MOS Description



Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic

Major Duties - The light-wheel mechanic supervises and performs unit maintenance and recovery operations on gasoline and diesel fueled light-wheeled vehicles (prime movers designated as five ton or less and their associated trailers), and associated items; supervises unit maintenance and recovery operations on track and heavy-wheel vehicles, and on material handling equipment.

Entry Level - Maintains power assisted brake systems, wheel vehicle suspension systems, wheel vehicle wheel/hub assemblies, wheel vehicle mechanical (manual) steering systems, wheel vehicle hydraulic (power) steering systems, and wheel vehicle crane/hoist/winch assemblies.

Skill Level 2 - Perform duties in preceding skill level, supervises lower grade soldiers and provides technical guidance to the soldiers in the accomplishment of their duties.

Specific Qualifications for Initial Award of MOS:

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