Truck Driver, Heavy (931) Enlisted Personnel

Drives heavy duty truck (over 2½-ton capacity) or half-track to transport or tow personnel, matériel, or equipment.
Checks operation of lights, brakes, steering mechanisms, and other operating parts. Services, cleans, and lubricates vehicle. Makes minor road repairs to vehicle in emergency. Camouflages vehicle. Accomplishes standard vehicle report forms.
Tools used include pliers, wrenches, hammer, jack, grease gun, and oiling equipment.
Should know general principles of the internal combustion engine, power transmission, and electrical system in an automotive vehicle. Must know how to read maps and overlays, and be able to drive at night and during blackout over all types of terrain. Must possess Army motor vehicle operators' permit.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Driver, Half-Track
  • Dispatcher-Driver
  • Heavy Automotive Equipment Operator (AAF)
  • Tractor Driver
  • Truckmaster

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