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

United States Army
Staten Island, NY
Jun 06, 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.

Company Description
The Army is one of the largest and most important government organizations in the United States. Its function is to defend the American people from aggressors with a force of qualified, skilled, and dedicated Soldiers.

Staten Island, NY


Mon, 5 Jun 2017 08:47:30 PDT