M1 Abrams Tank Operator (Driver)

Location: Fort Bliss, Texas
Technica is recruiting for a M1 Abrams Tank Operator (Driver) to work on a Government contract with a place of performance based out of Ft. Bliss, TX. This is a temporary position to support Left Behind Equipment (LBE).  
 
Duties and Responsibilities:    
  • Drive the M1A1/A2 Abrams Tank, to include performing the BEFORE, DURING and AFTER operations PMCS.
  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots malfunctions at the operator level; conduct operator (-10 level) repairs IAW the applicable Technical Manuals.
  • Assist Heavy Equipment Mechanics perform -20 and -30 level maintenance tasks.
  • Performs other duties assigned.
 
Requirements:
  • Former Soldier with prior military occupational skill (MOS) 19K is preferred but not required.
  • Formal training (completion of MOS 19K course conducted under the auspices of the US Army Armor School at Fort Benning) or a minimum 1 year experience operating the M1 tank.
  • Must have the ability to analyze and interpret US Army Technical Manuals with relation to vehicle operation, applicable maintenance and repair.
  • 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 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 is 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.  

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

Benefits 
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.
 
To be considered for employment, complete Technica's online application in full.
 
 
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