Working as a Bradley Fighting Vehicle Enlisted Specialist in the Army can be an exciting job. It is often right in the thick of things, and a job specialty that allows one to see a lot of the countryside, as the crewmembers of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle tend to travel to where they are needed to help keep security in a region. Some of the responsibilities that can be involved as a Bradly Fighting Vehicle maintainer includes caring for electrical, brake, steering and suspension issues, following and establishing correct Vehicle schedules for maintenance, learning the practices and safety requirements for the Bradley fighting vehicle, learning how to troubleshoot complex and various systems, and learning all you can about the aircraft.
Army leaders and personnel depend on having reliable transport and soldier transport vehicles, and ones that will not break down. As the Bradly Fighting Vehicle enlisted repair specialist you will work on a number of different varieties of the M1 fighting vehicle in the field. There is a A2/A3 Bradley fighting Vehicle, the M2/M3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle, and the Bradley M-7 fighting support infantry team vehicle, and as a Bradley Fighting Vehicle Enlisted Specialist you will be tasked to work on all of them. You will be shown and taught how to properly troubleshoot the various versions of the Bradley Fighting Unit and you will be a trained vital member of the overall Bradley fighting vehicle repair team. You will learn about engine assemblies, transmissions and how to replace all of the major system assemblies aboard the Bradley fighting vehicle, including the turret and fire control systems. During your advanced training you will work in both actually battlefield simulated conditions, and in the classroom to learn all of the necessary skills. You will work to learn and identify Bradley Fighting Vehicle components and systems, and work to adjust, test, repair and replace, inspect and how to service these systems, as well as how to maintain and perform replacement on these systems.
Training begins with Basic combat Army training for 9 weeks where you will be taught Army soldiering skills. After basic training you will proceed to advance individual training and learn engine tune up, how to replace and repair radiators, how to troubleshoot electrical systems and how to repair a variety of mechanical problems.