Job ResponsibilitiesGeneral Dynamics Land Systems GDLS, headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan is a wholly-owned business unit of General Dynamics Corporations NYSE:GD Combat Systems group and is a global leader in the design, development, production, support and enhancement of tracked and wheeled military vehicles. GDLS has a 70-year defense heritage of providing a full spectrum of high quality, technically superior, high value products and services to the United States and its Allies and demonstrates the leadership, financial resources, technology and strength of more than 7500 employees who are dedicated to making the Company the Worlds preferred supplier of land vehicles and weapons systems. This dedication assures every shareholder, customer and the nation that the name General Dynamics will always mean Strength on Your Side.
At the heart of Land Systems military-vehicle platforms is the Abrams main battle tank and the family of Stryker and LAV wheeled combat vehicles. These key ground-force assets remain critical to the militarys structure and offer continuing opportunities for modernization and enhancements that meet the Warfighters evolving requirements while increasing troop safety and effectiveness.
Experienced maintenance mechanic, familiar with the deprocessing and maintenance tasks on the variations of the Abrams Tanks (M1A1ED, M1A2SEP V2, M104, HAB).
Provide input to program planning, schedules, and maintenance techniques for the Abrams Fleet Vehicles and other tracked vehicles.
Identify technical problems and assist Field Service Representative in performing maintenance.
Perform other duties as assigned by Leadership responsible for maintenance.
Must have three (3) or more years of maintenance experience on Abrams Tanks; preferably on the Abrams Tanks (M1A2 SEP)
Must be able to gain access to US Military facilities or bases; including a NACI clearance if required
Required to work at heights, lift and carry up to 50 pounds, able to climb, and work in extreme temperatures and weather conditions.
Must posses a valid State Driver's License and be able to obtain a tank driver's license
Must meet the anthropometric requirements (ASR) to entry into the driver's station or into an enclosed military vehicle
Must be willing to travel within the United States to perform maintenance tasks and deprocessing
Be able to work autonomously with government personnel