U.S. Army/Army Reserve Small Arms/Artillery Repairer (91F)

United States Army
Staten Island, NY
Mar 08, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Government Agencies
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description


The small arms/artillery repairer is responsible for keeping a wide array of weapons - from small arms to field artillery and large ballistic missiles - operating properly.

Job Duties
  • Perform field and sustainment maintenance on small arms, infantry weapons and towed artillery


Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.


Job training for a small arms/artillery repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and seven weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

Some of the skills you'll learn are:
  • Electronic and mechanical principles and concepts
  • Understanding schematics, drawings, blueprints and wiring diagrams
  • Operating electronic, electrical and mechanical test equipment
  • Operation, testing and maintenance of specific types of weapons systems

Helpful Skills
  • Sound in science and math
  • Interest in working with electronic or electrical equipment
  • Work requiring accuracy and attention to detail
  • Interest in working with weapons

Required ASVAB Score(s)

General Maintenance (GM) : 93
General Maintenance (GM) : 88, General Technical (GT) : 85

Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for.

Staten Island, NY


Tue, 7 Mar 2017 08:47:30 PST