12P Prime Power Production Specialist

OVERVIEW
The Prime Power Production Specialist performs electrical assessments, facilities maintenance and quality assurance/quality control operations on electric power plants.

JOB DUTIES

  • Operate and maintain electrical power plants
  • Perform mechanical, electrical and instrumentation functions necessary to install and prepare power station equipment for initial startup
  • Analyze plant equipment and system operating characteristics to determine operational condition
  • Perform electrical assessments of electrical distribution systems and facilities
  • Repair or overhaul generating equipment and associated systems components

TRAINING
Job training for a Horizontal Construction Engineer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 48 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. To qualify as a Prime Power Production Specialist, you must complete AIT and then earn one of three Additional Skill Identifiers: Prime Power Production Instrumentation Specialist (ASI-E5), Prime Power Production Mechanical Specialist (ASI-S2), or Prime Power Production Electrical Specialist (ASI-S3).

Advanced Individual Training: 48 weeks at Fort Leonard Wood, MO

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Installation, operation and maintenance of power generation and distribution assets
  • Isolating and troubleshooting complex malfunctions
  • Electrical equipment repair

REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Skilled Technical (ST): 107
Electronics (EL): 107
General Technical (GT): 110

Learn more about the ASVAB.

HELPFUL SKILLS

  • Interest in electricity, science and math
  • Interest in working with your hands
  • Preference for doing physical work

WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
120A CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career in electrical engineering or power distribution.


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12P
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PRIME POWER PRODUCTION SPECIALIST
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