The prime power production specialist supervises, operates, installs and maintains electric power plant and associated auxiliary systems and equipment. They may also act as Liaison Noncommissioned Officer (LNO) and technical advisor to FEMA and other federal organizations.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

Operating and maintaining electrical power plants. Performing mechanical, electrical and instrumentation functions necessary to install and prepare power station equipment for initial startup. Performing electrical assessments and facilities maintenance on prime power generator sets of 500 KW and higher, and associated auxiliary systems and equipment. Analyzing plant equipment and system operating characteristics to determine operational condition. Repairing or overhauling generating equipment and associated systems components.

Military Duties Translated:

Understanding and implementing designs from technical drawings Interacting with contractors and customers using verbal and written communication Making presentations to clients and coworkers Attending company meetings Creating product documentation and records Preparing cost estimates for customers and other employees Inspecting electrical components during and after the product installation Testing electronics for problems and proposing solutions

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Electrical Engineer