Basic Job Description
As an essential member of the Army's weapons maintenance team, the Multiple Launch Rocket System Repairer supervises and performs field and sustainment level maintenance on the Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) M270, M270A1, High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS), the self-propelled launcher-loader (SPLL), launcher pod/container (L/PC) trainer and the test support group.
Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:
self-propelled launcher-loader and the launcher loader module electrical, electronic, mechanical assemblies, modules and interconnecting cables to isolate malfunctions. Replaces or repairs electrical, hydraulic and mechanical assemblies, modules, and cables determined to be faulty. Uses breakout boxes and built in test equipment for fault isolation and verification or adjustment of electrical assemblies and modules of launcher loader module. Repairs, replaces chassis mounted components on units under test. Operates system cable tester. Performs unit maintenance on system peculiar test, training, and ancillary equipment. Assist automatic test equipment operator in fault isolating launcher loader module electronic modules and assemblies to component level at organizational level. Prepares and maintains equipment logs, equipment modification and utilization records, exchange logs, and calibration data cards. Completes maintenance and supply forms and records.
Supervises lower rank soldiers and provides technical guidance to soldiers in the accomplishment of their duties. Provides technical assistance to supported units.
Job training for a multiple launch rocket system repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 19 weeks and two days of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field with on-the-job instructions.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are: Principles of electronics and mechanics, operating electronic, electrical and mechanical test equipment, understanding schematics, drawings, blueprints and wiring diagrams and operate, test and maintain weapons systems.
ASVAB Score Required: 93 in aptitude area EL
Security Clearance: Secret
Strength Requirement: very heavy
Physical Profile Requirement: 222221
- Normal color vision required
- Must be U.S. Citizen
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