91D:Power Generation Equipment Repair (91D)

They supervise maintenance and repair of power-generation equipment and internal-combustion engines.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

actical Power Generation Specialist are the men and women who keep the lights on. These soldiers perform maintenance on the generators that are used to provide electricity, heat or air conditioning. Working in this MOS requires an individual who can think critically and work under pressure. They perform maintenance on small and large generators and understand how to operate/maintain power grids. Specialist in this field must be familiar with using technical manuals and publications as it is one of their biggest tools when fixing equipment. Specialist must also have an understanding of water meter, diodes, relays and battery voltage regulator functions.

Military Duties Translated:

Working in this MOS provides soldiers with skills related to maintenance and electrical repair. Soldiers can find work as Diesel Engine Mechanics, Electrical Repairers, Electrical Engineering Technicians and Commercial and Industrial Equipment Repairer. With advanced training, soldiers can also work as electricians in the civilian world. Certificates related to electrical, power and engine repair are available through the Army’s COOL program.

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

Power Plant Mechanic