Automotive Mechanic (Second Echelon) (014) Enlisted Personnel

Inspects and performs first and second echelon organizational maintenance service and repairs on gasoline powered military motor vehicles, including motorcycles.
Examines vehicles for mechanical defects of power plant, body, or chassis features by visual inspection, road test, and by use of such testing devices as compression valve and fuel test gauges and neon timing light. Checks such elements as carburetor and ignition systems, brakes, wheel alignment, tightness of all body and chassis clamps and bolts, electrical connections, and proper lubrication.
Using such auto mechanic's tools as pliers, screw drivers, wrenches, gauges, punches, and hammers, performs minor repairs and replaces defective or malfunctioning parts and units not requiring disassembly of of assemblies or subassemblies as defined in the Army regulations and as specified by Table of Equipment for an Army organization.
May also be required to perform first and second echelon maintenance on power ground equipment and Diesel or marine engines.
May repair dented fenders or bodies, touch up marred paint, patch or mend automobile upholstery, flush, drain, and solder leaking radiators, and change or patch tires.
Must have knowledge of construction and operation of automotive engines and ignition systems.
At supervisory level, is responsible for control and coordination of maintenance crew.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Airplane Target Motor Mechanic
  • Automotive Equipment Mechanic (AAF)
  • Electrician, Automotive (Second Echelon)
  • Motorcycle Mechanic (Second Echelon)
  • Motor Transportation NCO

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