Army

91B:Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanic (91B)

They maintain all kinds of wheeled vehicles, repair them, and inspect and service them. These include light vehicles, heavy vehicles, and certain armored vehicles as well.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Army Wheeled Vehicle Mechanics are depended upon to perform maintenance on an array of Army vehicles. The soldiers in this career field work on light wheeled vehicles, heavy wheeled vehicles, select armored vehicles, and any associated trailers or material handling equipment. Soldiers may work on Humvee, Mine-Resistance Ambush Protected vehicles, and all types of diesel engines. The vehicles that they service and maintain are used for combat support, troop transportation, and a variety of other uses. This position requires a high amount of physically intensive work. Soldiers will complete diagnostic procedures on the vehicle to diagnose the issue. They use diagnostic and testing equipment to assist in finding the issue as well as driving or operating the equipment.

Military Duties Translated:

Working as a Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic in the Army provides both the skills and discipline needed to work in mechanic roles as a civilian. Because of the variety of vehicles soldiers service in this field, civilian career opportunities are available as garage mechanics, transmission mechanics, radiator mechanics, or carburetor mechanics. Soldiers in this MOS drive and operate the vehicles, which allows for civilian careers as heavy truck drivers.

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Aircraft Mechanic