Top M1 Armor Crewman Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a M1 Armor Crewman. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of M1 Armor Crewman resumes they appeared on. For example, 12.4% of M1 Armor Crewman resumes contained Combat as a skill. Let's find out what skills a M1 Armor Crewman actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on M1 Armor Crewman resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Combat

high Demand
Here's how Combat is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Conducted guard operations on ammunition holding areas and escorted enemy prisoners in combat environment.
  • Collected, evaluated and assisted in the interpretation and dissemination of combat information.
  • Performed supervisory role during combat operations in Iraq.
  • Dedicated support of Senior Officers; lead and support team mates in offensive and defensive combat operations.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on the MBT and a broad range of other tracked and wheeled combat platforms.
  • Recognized by senior leadership for having served on over 200 combat patrols while serving in Afghanistan.
  • Organized and stowed crew gear in a manner to avoid combat loss of equipment.
  • Served as a junior enlisted combat arms soldier at Camp Casey, South Korea.
  • Directed deployment of personnel, and tank in combat operations and training exercises.
  • Operate tanks, light armor assault vehicles during combat situations on land.
  • Commanded numerous armed combat patrols on foot and in vehicles.
  • Awarded the Combat Action Badge, and Army Commendation Medal.
  • Utilized map reading, scouting techniques and field combat strategy.
  • Conducted routine patrols, and combat training.
  • Execute combat missions in hostile environments.
  • Position combat vehicles in firing positions.
  • Drive and load an M1A1 Abrams Tank, work as a team, be a certified Combat Life Saver.
  • Crew duties consisted of maintenance and repair on tank, grueling hours of guard duty in combat zone with multipledeployments overseas.
  • Read maps, compasses and battle plans Tank operations armor offensive and defensive tactics and field combat strategy
  • Completed various training events and courses in different environments, such as First Responder and Combat Lifesaver.

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2. Vehicle Maintenance

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Here's how Vehicle Maintenance is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Assisted in prescribed burns, vehicle maintenance, inventory, operating machinery, and reconditioning machinery.
  • Conduct track and wheeled vehicle maintenance while utilizing heavy mechanical equipment.
  • Trained crewmen in proper weapons handling procedures and vehicle maintenance of the M1A1 Tank and the M60A1 Rise Passive Tank.
  • Supervised others and instructed peers in task management and vehicle maintenance.
  • Performed safety checks, vehicle maintenance, and weapons maintenance.
  • Perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks, such as adding oil, fuel, or radiator fluid or performing minor repairs.

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3. Internal Communications Equipment

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Here's how Internal Communications Equipment is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Operated internal communications equipment, assisting in target detection and identification.
  • Communicate with crew using internal communications equipment.
  • Prepared radio equipment for operation and enters net.Operates internal communications equipment.

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4. US Army

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Here's how US Army is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Evaluated security measures taken to protect US Army interests.
  • Served in Us Army as Canon Crewman.
  • Ranked in the top 10 out of 700 soldiers in US Army standards performance based aptitude tests.
  • Selected for training at the US Army Special Warfare School.
  • Assisted and trained personnel on operation and maintaining the US Army's Main Battle Tank the M1 Abrams.
  • Selected to be the driver for the General of Operations of the US Army, Lieutenant General Thurman.

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5. Safety Precautions

high Demand
Here's how Safety Precautions is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Exercise safety precautions in securing, preparation, and stowage of ammunition aboard tank.
  • Assist crew in securing and stowing ammunition using safety precautions.
  • Exercised safety precautions in ammunition handling.
  • Tank operator; prepared and stowed ammunition, exercised superlative safety precautions in ammunition handling.
  • Administered the proper exercises to maintain safety precautions in ammunition handling.
  • Exercised safety precautions in securing preparing and stowing ammunition.

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6. Oral Commands

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Here's how Oral Commands is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Operated internal communication equipment and followed oral commands.

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7. M1A2

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Here's how M1A2 is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Trained new Lieutenants from West Point on the M1A2 Tanks.
  • Maintained and responsible for 4 M1A2 Tanks.
  • Performed routine and preventative maintenance on utility trucks, humvees, and the M1A2 SEP V2.
  • Operated and conducted crew maintenance on an M1A2 SEP Tank.
  • Served as a M1A2 Abrams assistant tank gunner.
  • Crew member on an M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank.

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8. Medal

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Here's how Medal is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Received multiple awards including Army Commendation Medal, and Certificate of Achievement
  • Awarded the Army Commendation Medal for driving over 1,000 miles on roads that were considered dangerous and hostile.
  • Awarded Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Achievement Medal (1), Korea Defense Service Medal.
  • Deployed for 13 months to Iraq earning military awarded Good Conduct Medal and a ARCOM.
  • Awarded multiple Army Achievement Medals for meritorious service during field operations.
  • Received the Army Commendation Medal* Received the Army Achievement Medal* Honorably Discharged

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9. Visual Signals

high Demand
Here's how Visual Signals is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Instructed the use and response to oral commands and visual signals.
  • Used and responded to oral commands and visual signals.
  • Used and responded to oral commands and visual signals.

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10. Tank Commander

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Here's how Tank Commander is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Assisted tank commander in training of subordinates in tank and ground combat.
  • Respond and follow to oral command given by tank commander and gunner.
  • Assisted the tank commander in training the tank crew.
  • Tank Commander of an M1 main battle tank.
  • Assist tank commander in selecting tank routes.
  • Performed duties as tank commander.
  • Tank Commander Training School Non-Commissioned Officer Training School
  • Served as Tank Commander and oversaw combat mission readiness, health and welfare, discipline and profession development of four crewmembers.
  • Assist the tank commander by directing the driver during maneuver and helps identifying targets.

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11. Machine Guns

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Here's how Machine Guns is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Maintained rifles, machine guns and other various system equipment.
  • Maintained and worked with all of the weapons from pistols to machine guns.
  • Ensured function of all mechanisms pertaining to the AAV were serviceable, and accounted for and maintained machine guns daily.
  • Maintained rifles, machine guns, mortars, and hand grenades.
  • Learned how to load and unload the primary weapon as well as the machine guns mounted on the tank.
  • Trained with rifles, machine guns, grenades, and rocket launchers for offensive and defensive operations.

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12. Target Detection

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Here's how Target Detection is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Prepared and operated communication equipment, assisted in target detection and identification.
  • Assisted in target detection and identification.
  • Prepared and operated range finder, communications equipment; assisting in target detection and identification.
  • Performed enemy target detection and identification.
  • Assisted in target detection and identification.

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13. Armor Unit

average Demand
Here's how Armor Unit is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Supervised ammunition resupply operations to include request, receipt, storage, inspection, and issue of ammunition within armor units.
  • Led, supervised and served as member of an Armor Unit in combat operations.
  • Lead member of armor unit in offensive and defensive combat operation.
  • Supervised ammunition resupply operations to include request, receipt, storage, inspection, and issue of ammunition within armor units.
  • Supervised and lead members of an M1 armor unit in offensive and defensive combat operations.
  • Served as a member and supervised soldiers of a armor unit in offensive or defensive tactics.

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14. Operator Maintenance

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Here's how Operator Maintenance is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Preformed operator maintenance on turrets, hulls, weapons, controls, and communication equipment.
  • Assisted in target detection and identification and performed operator maintenance on turret, weapons, controls, and communication equipment.
  • Perform personnel, operator maintenance, and inventory inspections.
  • Conducted operator maintenance classes on all assigned equipment.
  • Maintained and performed operator maintenance on equipment, powers up/down equipment daily and maintains an accurate daily logbook for the simulator.
  • Performed operator maintenance on the turret, weapons, controls, and communication equipment.

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15. M1A1

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Here's how M1A1 is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Demonstrated proficiency and willingness to exceed key performance indicators by mastering all crew assignments on the M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank.
  • Maintained, operated, and performed military operations and tactics with an M1A1/A2 Abrams Battle Tank.
  • Served two tours in Iraq as an M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank Crewman.
  • Served as gunner and driver on M1A1 Abrams tank.
  • Maintained M1A1 tank Operated radio and signaling equipment.
  • Assisted with the training of more than 1000 new Lieutenants on the operations and maintenance on the M1A1 tank.

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16. Defensive Operations

average Demand
Here's how Defensive Operations is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Led, supervised and served as a member of a unit in offensive and defensive operations.

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17. Weapon Systems

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Here's how Weapon Systems is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Managed all tank weapon systems along with the radio communications network and the FBCB2 navigation system.
  • Operated the Abrams battle tank and its three weapon systems.
  • Have in depth knowledge of the tank and weapon systems.
  • tank ammo and explosive handler troubleshooted and performed maintenance on various armored vehicles and weapon systems, also including thermal imaging devices
  • Operated high technology cannon artillery weapon systems with no safety violations.
  • Conducted classroom and hands-on training on aircraft recognition, vehicle track safety, and weapon systems training over 100 personnel.

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18. Terrorism

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Here's how Terrorism is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Specialized Skills and Training Anti-Terrorism Level 1 and 2 Awareness Training.
  • Guarded government installations and property against potential acts of terrorism.
  • Awarded Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and National Defense Medal for Upholding the Constitution and Security of the Nation.
  • Supervised the training and validation of Navy Security Force in combat pistol, shotgun and anti-terrorism.
  • Employed measures to combat terrorism.
  • Passed top in my class for Combat Life Saver certification and separately earning Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal.

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19. Ribbon

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Here's how Ribbon is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Received Humanitarian Service and National Defense ribbons.
  • Launch and retrieve ribbon bridge bays.
  • Received a Good Conduct ribbon.
  • Rewarded with Army Service Ribbon (ASR) and Overseas Service Ribbon (OSR) during tour of duty.
  • Certified as Unit Armorer and received Overseas Service Ribbon.

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20. Automotive Components

average Demand
Here's how Automotive Components is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Performed preventive maintenance on tank chassis and automotive components.
  • Inspected tank turret and automotive components for malfunctions.
  • Perform preventive maintenance checks and services on tank chassis and automotive components before, during, and after use.
  • Inspected the tank turret and automotive components for malfunctions.

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21. Basic Training

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Here's how Basic Training is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Completed basic training in preparation for potential terrorist threats.
  • Attended basic training in Fort Sill, Oklahoma and obtained valuable leadership and discipline skills through the training I received.
  • Completed basic training program which included: vital combat skills, weapon handling and survival.
  • Attended basic training and advanced individual training (AIT) at Ft. Knox Kentucky.
  • passed the OCS(Officer's Candidate Test) exam prior to basic training.
  • Attended Basic Training in Fort Benning, Georgia in 2012.

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22. Sketch Cards

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Here's how Sketch Cards is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Assist in preparing range and sketch cards, determine range to target.
  • Assisted in preparation of range and sketch cards.
  • Assisted the gunner in preparing range and sketch cards.
  • Assisted in preparation of range and sketch cards.
  • Prepare range and sketch cards of battle positions.
  • Prepared range and sketch cards.

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23. Unit Maintenance

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Here's how Unit Maintenance is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Assist in performance of unit maintenance of turret and hull components.
  • Supervised crew operator maintenance, Coordinated requirements for unit maintenance, and supervised camouflage of equipment.
  • Coordinated requirements for unit maintenance.
  • Inspected tank turret and automotive components for malfunctions, assisted in the performance of unit maintenance of automotive components.
  • Prepare radio equipment for performance of unit maintenance of turret components.
  • Assisted in the performance of unit maintenance of automotive components.

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24. Heavy Equipment

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Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Maintained and operated heavy equipment (M1 series Abrams tanks, etc.)
  • Supported mechanics and technicians during preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs on heavy equipment and communications gear.
  • Required to operate heavy equipment.
  • Worked with and operated specialized heavy equipment and machinery to install pipe or casing underground.
  • Operated heavy equipment, performed routine and emergency maintenance to include mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Advanced machinery and heavy equipment operator.

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25. Immediate Action

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Here's how Immediate Action is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Loaded, fired, cleared and applied immediate action on machine guns.
  • Loaded, fired, cleared, and applied immediate action on machine guns.

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26. Sensitive Items

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Here's how Sensitive Items is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Maintained complete accountability during deployment and redeployment of all sensitive items.
  • Assisted with inventorying and maintaining 100% accountability of all sensitive items.
  • Performed various guard duties on various sensitive items.
  • Armor Crewman.Crew Driver.Extensive experience guarding sensitive items.Deployment to Afghanistan (12/05/2012-09/22/2013)Deployment to Iraq (08/01/2011-12/31/2011)
  • Provided accountability for numerous sensitive items and ensured proper maintenance was conducted on multiple pieces of equipment.
  • Maintained complete accountability during redeployment of all sensitive items and communication equipment.

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27. Physical Fitness

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Here's how Physical Fitness is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Exceeded the standard in physical fitness allowing in selection to attend the master fitness trainer course.
  • Preformed all tasks to standard including weapon qualification, physical fitness, and maintenance of vehicles.
  • Prepared and briefed personnel of career and education opportunities, counseling and guiding career objectives and physical fitness guidelines.
  • Set the example in knowledge, character, and physical fitness.
  • Complete yearly Physical Fitness Tests.
  • Conducted performance evaluations; instilled physical fitness standards; inspected team's work and appearance; and maintained expert marksmanship.

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28. Situation Map

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Here's how Situation Map is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Prepared, filed, and distributed operations maps, situation maps, and overlays.
  • Prepared, filed, and distributed operation maps, situation maps, and overlays.

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29. Night Vision Operations

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Here's how Night Vision Operations is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Prepared tank for operations under various weather conditions and for night vision operations.
  • Prepared tank for operations under various weather conditions and for night vision operations.

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30. M4

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Here's how M4 is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Supervised live-fire training exercises involving large groups with the M1 Tank, M4 Rifle, and M9 Pistol.
  • Executed multiple training exercises, working with weapons to include M4, .50cal, 240, 249.
  • Trained and proficient with M4/M16 rifle, M249 SAW, M240, M2 50 calibur machine gun, M9 pistol, AK47

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31. M9

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Here's how M9 is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Qualified with hand held weapons such as M16 assault rifle and berretta M9, both with an expert marksmanship.

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32. Fire Guns

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Here's how Fire Guns is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Load and fire guns Read maps, compasses, and battleplans Tank operations, Armor offensive and defensivetactics.

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33. Enemy Movement

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Here's how Enemy Movement is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Trained on setting outposts, observing and reporting enemy movements.

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34. Zero Loss

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Here's how Zero Loss is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Supervised inventory and signed for over $3.3 million of equipment resulting in zero loss for over a year.
  • Operated millions of dollars in vehicles and equipment resulting in zero loss in a 13-year period.
  • Managed team and crew equipment for immediate supervisors with zero loss.
  • Maintained and managed [ ] worth of equipment with zero loss, in a rigorous training environment.

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36. Non

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Here's how Non is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Assisted in bringing 14 nonfunctional M1 series tanks up to operational standards in a 7 month time period.
  • Commanded, lead and trained numerous Soldiers in various types of combat and non-combat situations.
  • Graduated from Warriors Leadership Course for Noncommissioned officers.
  • Supervised two Noncommissioned Officers of same or lesser rank, and four soldiers.

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37. NCO

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Here's how NCO is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Assisted the S-4 NCO in clearing houses of all military personnel and battalion after base closure.
  • Maintained open channels of communication between upper NCO's, myself and soldiers under me.
  • Mentored incoming soldiers on proper safety measures while operating multi-million dollar equipment.
  • Operated the M1A1 Abrams tanks Conducted training of incoming units to prepare them for deployment to Afghanistan.
  • Assigned as a Squad Leader when the Platoon was short on NCOs.
  • Operate and drive armored vehicles incorporating specialized training.

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38. Aerial Photographs

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Here's how Aerial Photographs is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Read and interpret maps and aerial photographs, record information on maps and overlays.
  • Read and interpreted maps and aerial photographs.
  • Read and interpret maps and aerial photographs.

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39. Vehicle Recovery Operations

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Here's how Vehicle Recovery Operations is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Perform wheeled vehicle recovery operations.
  • Assist in vehicle recovery operations.

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40. Vehicle Routes

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Here's how Vehicle Routes is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Marked vehicle routes on maps and overlays.
  • Marked vehicle routes on maps and overlays.
  • Marked vehicle routes on maps Reproduced, distributed, and filed operation orders and plans.

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41. Training Programs

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Here's how Training Programs is used in M1 Armor Crewman jobs:
  • Designed, planned, organized, and directed orientation and training programs for employees or customers.

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20 Most Common Skill for a M1 Armor Crewman

Combat15.3%
Vehicle Maintenance9.7%
Internal Communications Equipment9%
US Army8.5%
Safety Precautions6.8%
Oral Commands5.8%
M1A25.5%
Medal5.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A M1 Armor Crewman

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Combat
Combat
12.4%
12.4%
2
2
Vehicle Maintenance
Vehicle Maintenance
7.8%
7.8%
3
3
Internal Communications Equipment
Internal Communications Equipment
7.3%
7.3%
4
4
US Army
US Army
6.9%
6.9%
5
5
Safety Precautions
Safety Precautions
5.5%
5.5%
6
6
Oral Commands
Oral Commands
4.7%
4.7%
7
7
M1A2
M1A2
4.5%
4.5%
8
8
Medal
Medal
4.2%
4.2%
9
9
Visual Signals
Visual Signals
3.7%
3.7%
10
10
Tank Commander
Tank Commander
3%
3%
11
11
Machine Guns
Machine Guns
2.7%
2.7%
12
12
Target Detection
Target Detection
2.7%
2.7%
13
13
Armor Unit
Armor Unit
2.5%
2.5%
14
14
Operator Maintenance
Operator Maintenance
2.4%
2.4%
15
15
M1A1
M1A1
2.2%
2.2%
16
16
Defensive Operations
Defensive Operations
2.2%
2.2%
17
17
Weapon Systems
Weapon Systems
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
Terrorism
Terrorism
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Ribbon
Ribbon
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Automotive Components
Automotive Components
1.5%
1.5%
21
21
Basic Training
Basic Training
1.5%
1.5%
22
22
Sketch Cards
Sketch Cards
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Unit Maintenance
Unit Maintenance
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
Immediate Action
Immediate Action
1.3%
1.3%
26
26
Sensitive Items
Sensitive Items
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
Physical Fitness
Physical Fitness
1%
1%
28
28
Situation Map
Situation Map
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Night Vision Operations
Night Vision Operations
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
M4
M4
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
M9
M9
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Fire Guns
Fire Guns
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Enemy Movement
Enemy Movement
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Zero Loss
Zero Loss
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Navigation Equipment
Navigation Equipment
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Non
Non
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
NCO
NCO
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Aerial Photographs
Aerial Photographs
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Vehicle Recovery Operations
Vehicle Recovery Operations
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Vehicle Routes
Vehicle Routes
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Training Programs
Training Programs
0.6%
0.6%

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