Basic Job Description
The power-generation equipment repairer is responsible for supervising and performing maintenance and overhaul of power-generation equipment, internal combustion engines and associated equipment in mobile and stationary power plants.
Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:
- Perform maintenance on tactical utility, precise power-generation sets, internal combustion engines and associated equipment
Job training for a power-generation equipment repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 12 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field, including practice in maintaining electrical power systems.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
- Generator and power plant operations
- Electrical generation and distribution
- Diesel generator operation, disassembly, inspection and maintenance
- Principles of electrical and electronic circuitry
Score Required: 98 in aptitude area GM OR
88 in aptitude area GM and 88 in aptitude area GT
Security Clearance: None
Strength Requirement: very heavy
Physical Profile Requirement: 221121
- Normal color vision required
Similar Civilian Occupations
- The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career as a power plant electrician at a construction company, manufacturer or utility company.