Electronics Technician Maintenance I - M1 Abrams, M2 Bradley Mechanic
Work in Kuwait is contingent upon the applicant’s ability to obtain a work permit from the State of Kuwait, which is requested on the applicant’s behalf by their employer. Effective January 1, 2021, the Kuwait Public Authority of Manpower issued new work permit regulations, informing contractors that it will not issue a work permit to any individual who is fifty-nine (59) years or older and holds a high school grade certificate or less. A two-year college degree or higher is required for all candidates fifty-nine (59) years or older. See Administrative Decision No. (520) of 2020 AD – Amendment to the Administrative Decision No. (552) of 2018 on Issuing the Work Permit Regulations.
Purpose: The M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank/ M2 Bradley Fighting System Mechanic performs unit maintenance on, the infantry fighting vehicle (IFV), cavalry fighting vehicle (CFV), fire support vehicle (BFIST), including the automotive, turret, fire control, and chemical protection systems.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, and removing, disassembling, repairs and assembles a variety of equipment and components on the M1Abrams Main Battle Tank Family of Vehicles or 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, and complete systems undergoing repairs and modifications through several work steps or processes.
Utilizes complex tools, test instruments and a variety of equipment to test item’s reliability, suitability, operational capability and serviceability.
Assures conformance with technical publications, specifications, requirements and varied procedural guidance.
Ascertains that electrical characteristics and tolerances of items will integrate with complete systems and/or equipment.
Performs and witnesses individual component sensitivity tests on electronic equipment and systems.
Boresights and/or synchronizes weapon, optical instruments and electronic guidance control system. 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.
Utilizes various types of electrical and electronic meters to test equipment such as Maintenance Support Devices (MSD).
May provide technical advice to lower-level technicians.
Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
High School diploma or equivalent required.
A minimum of 3 years of experience on M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank Family, Bradley Fighting System Family required.
Must be familiar with the electronics system on the M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank/ M2 Bradley.
U.S Army MOS 63T/63M/91A/91M preferred.
Certification, License & Clearance:
Driver’s license is required.
Tier 1 NACI required for all U.S. Citizens.
Facility credentials/authorization required: Must be able to obtain and maintain facility credentials/authorization.
Note: U.S. Citizenship is required to for facility credentials/authorization at this work location.
Work Environment, Physical Demands & Mental Demands:
Ability to perform job duties efficiently and effectively.
Must be able to work in extreme environmental conditions including dust and high temperatures.
Must be able to endure long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
Must be able to lift up to 50 Lbs.
Safety - Amentum enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.
Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the Amentum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable Amentum Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.
Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.
This position description indicates the general nature and level of work expected. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required. Employee may be asked to perform other duties as required.
Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.