Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic

Iowa National Guard

Work part-time, here in your community, with the Iowa Army National Guard!


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.

Job Duties

  • Maintain wheeled vehicles, their associated trailers and material handling equipment systems
  • Inspecting, servicing, maintaining, repairing, replacement, adjusting and testing of wheeled vehicles and material handling equipment systems, subsystems and components
  • Service automotive electrical systems including wiring harness, and starting and charging systems
  • Perform wheeled vehicle recovery operations


Job training for a wheeled vehicle mechanic requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 13 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

Helpful Skills

  • Interest in auto mechanics and the industrial arts
  • Enjoy physical work
  • Troubleshooting and repairing mechanical problems
  • Interest in automotive engines and how they work


Work one weekend a month with an additional two weeks full time right here in your own community.


No experience required.

Education: Must have High School Diploma or equivalent or be a HS Senior or Junior in good standing.

Moral: Must be able to meet moral qualifications for employment. A thorough background check will be conducted.

Physical: Must be medically qualified.

Age Requirement: 17-34.


Additional compensation beyond salary include 100% State Tuition Assistance, Federal Tuition Assistance, full medical/dental/vision insurance, Montgomery GI Bill, and $50,000 Student Loan Repayment Program.

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Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic

Iowa National Guard

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Job ID: 70992

Posted 12 days ago

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