$50,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year
Motor transport operators are primarily responsible for supervising or operating wheel vehicles to transport personnel and cargo. They are the backbone of the Army’s support and sustainment structure, providing advanced mobility on and off the battlefield.
Operate all wheel vehicles and equipment over varied terrain and roadways
Manage load, unload, and safety of personnel being transported
Oversee and check proper loading and unloading of cargo on vehicles and trailers
Employ convoy defense techniques
Identify, correct or report all vehicle deficiencies
Prepare vehicle for movement/shipment by air, rail or vessel
Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.
Job training for a motor transport operator requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and seven weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in simulation — yet over 200 training hours are spent in actual vehicles and field training environments.
Experience in driver education
Interest in driving and mechanics
Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more abouttotal compensation.
EARN CASH FOR IN DEMAND JOBS
You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. VisitJobs in Demandto see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more abouteducation benefits.
FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with trucking, moving or bus companies, or with businesses that have their own delivery fleets. You’ll be able to consider a future as a tractor-trailer truck, tank truck and heavy truck or bus driver.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract
Salary: $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year
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