Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic

Ordnance Corps
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

Supervises and performs unit maintenance and recovery operations on gasoline and diesel fueled light-wheel vehicles (prime movers designated as 5 ton or less and their associated trailers) and associated items. Supervises unit maintenance and recovery operations on track and heavy-wheel vehicles, and on material handling equipment (MHE).

Skill Level 1 Maintains power assisted brake systems, wheel vehicle suspension systems, wheel vehicle wheel/hub assemblies, wheel vehicle mechanical (manual) steering systems, wheel vehicle hydraulic (power) steering systems, and wheel vehicle crane/ hoise/winch assemblies.

Skill Level 2 Perform duties in preceding skill level, supervises lower grade soldiers, and provides technical guidance to the soldiers in the accomplishment of their duties.

Skill Level 3 Perform duties in preceding skill levels, perform light-wheel vehicle mechanic (MOS 63B) duties, perform heavy-wheel vehicle mechanic (MOS 63S) duties, and perform track vehicle mechanic (MOS 63Y) duties. Supervises unit maintenance on wheel and track vehicles, material handling equipment, power generation equipment, and upkeep of hand and power tools. Perform battlefield damage assessment and repair (BDAR). Supervises recovery operations.

Skill Level 4 Perform duties in preceding skill levels.

Physical Demands Rating: 
very heavy
Physical Profile Serial #: 
Qualifications and Prerequisites
ASVAB Minimum Score: 
90 total from AS+MC+EI
Other Qualifications: 
  • Formal training (completion of MOS 63B course conducted under the auspices of the USA Ordnance Center and School) mandatory; or meet the civilian acquired skills criteria listed in AR 601-210.
  • Current equipment qualification record for all types of equipment maintained
  • Normal color vision
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