AECOM M1 Abrams Mechanic in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Business Line Government

Position Title M1 Abrams Mechanic

Kuwait - Al Jahrah

Camp Arifjan

Job Summary

URS/AECOM has an opening for a­n

M1 Abrams Mechanic in

Kuwait .


M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank Family, Bradley Fighting System and Self Propelled Fire Support Mechanic maintains; troubleshoots, removes, disassembles, repairs and assembles a variety of equipment and components on the M1Abrams Main Battle Tank Family of Vehicles (FOV), and the Bradley Fighting Vehicle FOV to include laser range finders, fire control systems, sighting systems, elevation control systems, turret drive systems, ballistics control systems, electronic interface systems, and power control panels. This equipment encompasses single and interconnecting assemblies, major components, systems and complete systems undergoing repairs and modifications through several work steps or processes. Provides technical advice to lower level technicians. The following represents general duties and responsibilities this position will be required to complete.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Utilizes complex tools, test instruments and a variety of equipment to test item’s reliability, suitability, operational capability and serviceability.

  2. Assures conformance with technical publications, specifications, requirements and varied procedural guidance.

  3. Ascertains that electrical characteristics and tolerances of items will integrate with complete systems and/or equipment.

  4. Performs and witnesses individual component sensitivity tests on electronic equipment and systems. Boresights and/or synchronizes weapon, optical instruments and electronic guidance control system.

  5. Installs laser range finder in vehicle; test fires and makes adjustment. Performs and witnesses alignment of entire systems overall performance on electronic equipment and systems.

  6. Utilizes various types of electrical and electronic meters to test equipment such as Maintenance Support Devices (MSD), signal generators, oscillators, oscilloscopes, voltmeters, ohmmeters, frequency amplifiers, and potentiometers.

  7. Sets up and operates complex computer controlled automatic test equipment (ATE) to test and troubleshoot various components and assemblies of electronic equipment such as the Direct Support Electrical Test Systems (DSETS), modules which contain integrated circuits, and printed circuit boards and assemblies.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.


Minimum Requirements

Minimum requirements:

  • U.S Army MOS 91A/91M or a minimum of 3 years of experience on track vehicles required.

  • Must be familiar with the electronics system on the M1 Abrams tank.

  • US citizenship required.

  • Security clearances and background checks are required and performed throughout the duration of the contract.

  • Ability to perform job duties up to a 72 hours per week.

  • Must be able to lift 25 Lbs. continuously, 50 Lbs. intermittently

  • Must be able to work in extreme environmental conditions including dust and high temperatures in hazardous conditions.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Maintenance

Country Kuwait

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 168994BR