Army Reserve
Mechanics

Mechanics Careers

  • AH-64 Attack Helicopter Repairer (15R)

    The AH-64 attack helicopter repairer is primarily responsible for the maintenance of the AH-64 attack helicopters (also known as the “Apache”). With hundreds of Army missions depending on these helicopters, they must ensure that all of them are safe and ready to fly.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Air Traffic Controller

    Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer (94D)

    The air traffic control equipment repairer performs or supervises field and sustainment level maintenance and installation of air traffic control communications, navigation aids and landing systems.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • U.S. Army allied trade specialist cutting a steel beam

    Allied Trade Specialist (91E)

    The allied trade specialist is primarily responsible for supervising and performing the fabrication, repair and modification of metallic and nonmetallic parts. They operate lathes, drill presses, grinders and other machine shop equipment.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Inspection of M119-A2 weapon

    Artillery Mechanic (91P)

    The artillery mechanic is primarily responsible for supervising and performing maintenance and recovery operations of all self-propelled field artillery cannon weapon systems — including automotive, turret, fire control and chemical protection subsystems.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Repairing Avenger System

    AVENGER System Repairer (94T)

    As an essential member of the Army’s weapons maintenance team, the AVENGER system repairer is primarily responsible for performing and supervising maintenance on the AVENGER system, a lightweight, highly mobile and transportable surface-to-air missile/gun weapon system that provides short-range air defense protection against air and land attacks.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Avionic Mechanic (15N)

    The avionic mechanic performs maintenance on tactical-communications-security, communication, navigation and flight control equipment.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Biomedical Equipment Specialist (68A)

    The biomedical equipment specialist is primarily responsible for servicing and maintaining all medical equipment.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Bradley Tank in desert

    Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer (91M)

    The Bradley fighting vehicle system maintainer handles the maintenance and repair of the M2/M3, A2/A3 Bradley fighting vehicle, the M6 Bradley linebacker air defense vehicle and the M-7 Bradley fire support team vehicle.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • chinook helicopter on edge of cliff

    CH-47 Helicopter Repairer (15U)

    The CH-47 helicopter repairer is primarily responsible for the maintenance of the CH-47 Helicopters (also known as the “Chinook”). With hundreds of Army missions depending on these helicopters, they must ensure that all of them are safe and ready to fly.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • A light weight vehicle mechanic services a water tanker's brakes

    Construction Equipment Repairer (91L)

    Construction equipment repairers are responsible for maintaining trucks, bulldozers, power shovels and other heavy equipment that are needed for construction operations.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Soldiers carrying a radio control unit to an Avenger Air Defense System

    Fire Control Repairer (91G)

    The fire control repairer is primarily responsible for supervising and performing maintenance on combat vehicles, and infantry and artillery fire control systems and equipment.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Female soldier repairing

    Integrated Family of Test Equipment (IFTE) Operator/Maintainer (94Y)

    The integrated family of test equipment operator/maintainer is primarily responsible for maintaining the base shop test facility, performing electronic maintenance on shop replaceable units, system supported line replaceable units and test program sets.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Soldiers work to mount a weapon to a vehicle

    Land Combat Electronic Missile System Repairer (94A)

    The land combat electronic missile system repairer supervises or performs field and sustainment level maintenance on a variety of systems, including the M-220 antitank missile system, Javelin systems and the Bradley fighting vehicle TOW subsystem.

    • Active/Reserve: Active Duty
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Army M1A1 Abrams Tank

    M1 ABRAMS Tank System Maintainer (91A)

    The M-1 Abrams tank system maintainer is primarily responsible for supervising and performing maintenance on Abrams tanks.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Repairer (94P)

    As an essential member of the Army’s weapons maintenance team, the multiple launch rocket system repairer supervises and performs maintenance on various rocket systems, including the Multiple Launch Rocket System, High Mobility Artillery Rocket System and the self-propelled launcher-loader.

    • Active/Reserve: Active Duty
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • U.S. Army Soldier performs maintenance on a generator

    Power Generation Equipment Repairer (91D)

    The power-generation equipment repairer is responsible for supervising and performing maintenance and overhaul of power-generation equipment, internal combustion engines and associated equipment in mobile and stationary power plants.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • A quartermaster equipment repairer receives equipment

    Quartermaster and Chemical Equipment Repairer (91J)

    The quartermaster and chemical equipment repairer are primarily responsible for supervising or performing maintenance on chemical equipment, quartermaster machinery, forced air-heaters and special purpose equipment.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Army Metal Worker

    Railway Equipment Repairer (88P)

    Railway equipment repairers are primarily responsible for supervising or performing maintenance on diesel-electric locomotives and rolling stock. They play an integral role in the operation and maintenance of the Army’s railway operating battalions.

    • Active/Reserve: Army Reserve
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Railway Section Repairer (88T)

    Railway section repairers are primarily responsible for performing maintenance on railway tracks, roadbeds, switches, fences and other railway facilities. Members of the Army railway team, such as the railway section repairer, play an integral role in the operation and maintenance of the Army’s railway operating battalions.

    • Active/Reserve: Army Reserve
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Small-arms/artillery repairmen demonstrate proper loading of a weapon

    Small Arms/Artillery Repairer (91F)

    The small arms/artillery repairer is responsible for keeping a wide array of weapons — from small arms to field artillery and large ballistic missiles — operating properly.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Stryker fighting vehicle systems maintainer working on an engine

    Stryker Systems Maintainer (91S)

    The Stryker systems maintainer works as part of a team to maintain the Stryker family of vehicles and keep the vehicles and the operating systems running smoothly. 

    Some of those vehicles include the M1128 Mobile gun system, the M1132 Engineer support vehicle, the M1133 Medical evacuation vehicle and the M1135 NBC recon vehicle.

    • Active/Reserve: Active Duty
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • M2/M3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle (BFV)

    Track Vehicle Repairer (91H)

    The track vehicle repairer is primarily responsible for performing maintenance on tracked vehicles and supervising activities that include fuel and electrical system repair and maintenance.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • U.S. Army Soldier repairs equipment

    Utilities Equipment Repairer (91C)

    The utilities equipment repairer is responsible for supervising and performing maintenance on utilities equipment and special purpose support systems.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Watercraft operator standing on deck

    Watercraft Engineer (88L)

    Watercraft engineers are primarily responsible for supervising or performing maintenance on Army watercraft and auxiliary equipment on marine vessels.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None
  • Mechanic in training

    Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic (91B)

    The wheeled vehicle mechanic is primarily responsible for supervising and performing maintenance and recovery operations on wheeled vehicles and associated items, as well as heavy-wheeled vehicles and select armored vehicles.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions: None