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45D--SELF-PROPELLED FIELD ARTILLERY TURRET MECHANIC

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Major duties. The self-propelled field artillery turret mechanic performs unit maintenance of carriage-mounted armament, associated fire control, and related systems on all self-propelled field artillery weapon systems.

    (1) Skill Level 1. Diagnoses malfunctions of troubleshoots and performs other unit maintenance on carriage-mounted armament, associated fire control, and related systems and components on all self-propelled field artillery weapon systems.

    (2) Skill Level 2. Performs duties in preceding skill level, supervises lower grade soldiers and provides technical guidance to the soldiers in the accomplishment of their duties. Diagnoses and corrects malfunctions in carriage-mounted armament, associated fire control, and related systems components of self-propelled field artillery weapon systems.

Physical demands rating and qualifications for initial award of MOS. Self-propelled field artillery turret mechanics must possess the following qualifications:

    (1) A physical demands rating, of very heavy.

    (2) A physical profile, of 222222.

    (3) Normal color vision.

    (4) A minimum score, of 100 in aptitude area GM.

    (5) Formal training (completion of MOS 45D course conducted under the auspices of the USA Ordnance Center and School) mandatory.

    NOTE: This job is closed to women.

Additional skill identifiers

    (1) P5--Master Fitness Trainer.

    (2) 4A--Reclassification Training.

Training/School Information

    Information derived from Army Pamplet 611-21

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