U.S. Army/Army Reserve Small Arms/Artillery Repairer (91F)
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.
- 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
- 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
Thu, 6 Apr 2017 08:47:30 PDT