MOS Description



Wheel Vehicle Mechanic

Major Duties - The wheel vehicle repairer performs direct support and general support maintenance on wheel vehicles, material handling equipment (less propulsion motor on electrical MHE), trailers, and associated items.

Entry Level - Repairs diesel power plants/packs, wheel vehicle clutch assemblies, compression ignition engine fuel systems, compression ignition air induction systems, vehicle liquid cooling systems, wheel vehicle chassis electrical systems, standard transmission assemblies, automatic transmission assemblies, air controlled semiautomatic transmission assemblies, transfer assemblies, axle assemblies air (wedge, s-cam) brake systems, wheel vehicle hub assemblies, wheel vehicle mechanic (manual) steering systems, wheel vehicle hydraulic (power) steering systems, and articulated steering systems. Repairs wheel vehicle using battlefield damage assessment and repair.

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.

Specific Qualifications for Initial Award of MOS:

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