M1 Turret Mechanic

Location: Fort Bliss, Texas
Technica is recruiting for a M1 Turret Mechanic to work on a Government contract with a place of performance based out of Ft. Bliss, TX. This is a temporary position to support a Left Behind Equipment (LBE) project.  
Duties and Responsibilities:    
  • Perform Technical Inspections (TIs), verification inspections, preventive maintenance/repairs on the M1 Abrams Tank Turret, automotive systems, and various light/heavy-wheeled vehicles.
  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots malfunctions on vehicular-mounted armament, associated fire control, and related systems and components of M1 tanks, the CEV and associated equipment;
  • Diagnoses and corrects malfunctions of vehicular-mounted armament, associated fire control, and related systems and components of the M1 and the CEV.
  • perform maintenance of cannon assemblies, cannon assemblies, cannon recoil assemblies, traversing systems, elevating systems, stabilization systems, electrical power distribution systems, electrical firing systems, hydraulic systems, sighting and fire control systems, exterior, interior, armament automotive accessories, cupola/commander's weapon station/hatch systems, NBC system, fuel systems, turbine engines, gasoline and diesel engines, cooling systems, transmissions/transfers, brake systems, suspension systems, steering systems, fire extinguisher/suppression systems, and final drives; inspects and troubleshoots M113 series vehicle automotive systems, recovery vehicle (M88A1) automotive systems, light wheeled vehicle automotive systems
  • Performs other duties assigned.
  • Former Soldier with prior military occupational skill (MOS) 63T is preferred but not required.
  • Formal training (completion of MOS 63T or 91A course conducted under the auspices of the USA Ordnance Center and School) or three to five years’ experience working on the M1 tank turret.
  • Must have the ability to analyze and interpret US Army Technical Manuals with relation to vehicle maintenance and repair.
  • Must have the ability to verify serviceability of equipment, determine the economic reparability of the item and determine the extent of maintenance effort and repair parts required to restore the item to the prescribed serviceable condition.
  • Must be familiar with DA Form 5988–E/DA Form 2404.
  • Must be able to lift on an occasional basis a maximum of 70 pounds with frequent or constant lifting of 40 pounds.
  • Must be able to climb in and out of military vehicles and related equipment.
  • Must be able to stand for at least two continuous hours
  • Must be able to work in cramped areas for at least two continuous hours.
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions to include intense heat, heavy wind, blowing sand, heavy rain, and snow and sleet
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to obtain NACI.
  • Must be able to function with a basic level of English oral and written language skills
Technica is an Equal Opportunity Employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Technica recognizes the value of diversity in our workplace and are committed to equal opportunity.  Technica provides fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, sexual preference, partnership status, gender identity, disability, genetic information, and protected veteran status, status of participation in the U.S. Armed Services, or other status protected by federal, state or local law. Technica hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.  

Technica reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and employees.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Technica encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and members or veterans of the U.S. Armed Services to apply.

Technica offers paid time off, health, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance benefits, and 401(k) options to all full-time employees. 

This position description is subject to change at any time. Only persons submitting applications through Technica’s on-line application process will be considered for employment.
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