Careers Career Paths 91A - M1 Abrams Systems Maintainer Share PINTEREST Email Print Career Paths US Military Careers Technology Careers Sports Careers Sales Project Management Professional Writer Music Careers Media Legal Careers Government Careers Finance Careers Fiction Writing Careers Entertainment Careers Criminology Careers Book Publishing Aviation Animal Careers Advertising Learn More By Rod Powers Rod Powers Air Force NCO Academy Rod Powers was a retired Air Force First Sergeant with 22 years of active duty service. Learn about our Editorial Process Updated on 06/25/19 Basic Job Description The M-1 Abrams tank system maintainer is primarily responsible for supervising and performing maintenance on Abrams tanks. Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include: Perform maintenance on the suspension, steering, hydraulic, auxiliary power, fire extinguisher/suppression and gas particulate systemsDiagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions Training Information Job training for an M-1 Abrams tank systems maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 24 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. Some of the skills you’ll learn are: Electronic and mechanical principles and conceptsUse of electronic, electrical and mechanical test equipmentUse of schematics, drawings and wiring diagramsOperation, testing and maintenance of weapons systems ASVAB Score Required: 99 in aptitude area MM OR 88 in aptitude area MM and 92 in aptitude area GT Security Clearance: None Strength Requirement: very heavy Physical Profile Requirement: of 222222 Other Requirements This job is closed to women Normal color vision required Similar Civilian Occupations The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career as an electronic mechanic, an avionics technician or a missile facilities repairer with companies that design, build and test weapons for the military.