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92F - Petroleum Supply Specialist

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Basic Job Description

Petroleum supply specialists are primarily responsible for supervising and managing the reception, storage and shipping of bulk or packaged petroleum-based products.

Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:

  • Receive and stock bulk and package products
  • Issue and dispense bulk fuels and water from storage and distribution facilities to using units
  • Select and submit samples to laboratory for testing
  • Perform petroleum and water accounting duties
  • Operate equipment used with petroleum and water distribution system and multiproduct pipeline system

Training Information

Job training for a petroleum supply specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 11 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 using petroleum.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Operating airplane refueling systems and equipment
  • Planning and scheduling petroleum transport
  • Operating pumps, pipelines and tanker equipment
  • Safety regulations and procedures for handling dangerous materials
  • Testing oil and fuels

ASVAB Score Required: 86 in aptitude area CL and 85 in aptitude area OF

Security Clearance: None

Strength Requirement: very heavy

Physical Profile Requirement: 211221

Other Requirements

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  • The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with oil refineries, pipeline companies and tanker truck and ship lines.

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