Navy

H190:Utilitiesman

Utilitiesman work with plumbing, heating, steam, compressed air, fuel storage, and distribution systems. Their work also includes water treatment and distribution systems, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, and sewage collecting and disposal facilities at Navy shore installations around the world.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Navy Utilitiesmen plan, supervise, and perform tasks involved in installation, maintenance, and repair of plumbing, heating, steam, compressed air, fuel storage and distribution systems, water treatment and distribution systems, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, and septic systems, as prescribed by drawings and specifications. UTs schedule and evaluate installation and operational tasks, maintain individual combat readiness, and perform tasks required in combat and disaster preparedness or recovery operations. Utilitiesmen identify and carry out procedures to limit or minimize the adverse effects of environmental pollution. They read and interpret blueprints and prepare sketches for projects, and make estimates of material, labor, and equipment requirements.

Military Duties Translated:

Plan important project development and implementation in advance. Determination and estimation of various issues in the project such as needed materials, equipment. Anticipation of any potential modification in the project. Making sure that health and safety specifications are followed. Practicing excellent communication between all parties involved in the construction such as client and subcontractors. Determine legal and regulatory requirements.

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