Job Overview


Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

*Note* - Temporary Appointment  NTE 1 year. May be extended up to 2 years.

About the Position:

This position is located at the Red River Army Depot (RRAD).  RRAD is located in Northeast Texas, 19 miles west of Texarkana and approximately 170 miles northeast of Dallas. RRAD is near the corners of 4 states - Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. The depot's enormous maintenance mission includes the repair, rebuild, overhaul and conversion of tactical wheeled vehicles.  For more information on Red River Army Depot, go the following web site:

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


•Operates a variety of machine tools such as: conventional drilling machines, auto-feed peck drills, drill presses, and lathes to accomplish the modification, conversion, and upgrade of heavy mobile equipment.

•Sets up machines, obtains materials and tooling, and notes machine tolerances by using blueprints, work orders, and other instructions. The supervisor or a higher-graded employee is available for assistance when unusual problems are encountered.

•Operates machine tools to fabricate parts from raw stock that may be aluminum, steel, armor steel, brass or other similar material.

•Performs repairs of a variety of parts made from the same material. Identifies dislocated, missing, or damaged holes in the hulls of vehicles. Identifies wear and damage to vehicle components i.e., bogie and idler pads, brackets, clamps, and braces.

•Performs repairs on these items by drilling and tapping holes, replacing inserts, and straightening or replacing brackets.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No