Navy

B122:Gas Turbine Systems Technician Mechanical

Gas Turbine Systems Technicians (Mechanical) operate, repair and perform organizational and intermediate maintenance on mechanical components of gas turbine engines, main propulsion machinery (including main reduction gears, shafts and controllable pitch propellers), assigned auxiliary equipment, and propulsion control systems. They also maintain and operate ship's service gas turbine generators and support systems, maintain the controllable pitch propeller system, control ship's service steam water chemistry.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

GSMs operate electric plant control and main propulsion equipment, pumps, turning gears, air compressors, oil purification systems, low pressure air dehydrators, and engineering control systems. They work with blueprints, schematics and charts to maintain and repair gas turbine engines and auxiliary equipment. They perform preventive maintenance on ship's fuel system and air system, sea water service system, waste drain system, oil purification system, and manually operated valves. They also perform work area inspections, operate standard test equipment, and test lubricating oil and distillate fuels for contamination, neutralization, and precipitation.

Military Duties Translated:

Gas turbine systems technicians (mechanical) (GSM) operate, repair, and perform organizational and intermediate maintenance on mechanical components of gas turbine engines, main propulsion machinery (including gears, shafts, and controllable pitch propellers), assigned auxiliary equipment and propulsion control systems.

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