MOS 12P—Prime Power Production Specialist
Qualifications for initial award of MOS 12P, Prime Power Production Specialist:
Physical Demands Rating: very heavy
Required ASVAB Score: ST: 107 & EL: 107 & GT: 110
Enlistment Bonus: None
Security Clearance: None
U.S. Citizenship: Not Required
AIT Length / Location: 29 weeks at Ft Belvoir, Virginia
Prime Power Production Specialist (MOS 12P) Description / Major Duties:
The prime power production specialist performs electrical assessments, facilities maintenance, QA/QC operations: supervises, operates, installs and performs DS/GS level maintenance on electric power plants, consisting of prime power generator sets of 500 KW and higher; and associated auxiliary systems and equipment. Other duties include LNO and technical advisor to FEMA and other federal organizations.
Duties for MOS 12P at each skill level are:
MOSC 12P2O. Operates and maintains electrical power plants. Performs 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 overhauls generating equipment and associated systems components.
MOSC 12P30. Supervise the installation, operation or maintenance of prime power plants, associated systems, equipment and Soldiers. Direct preparation of power plant equipment for movement, storage, and installation. Serve as technical inspector to determine faulty operation/maintenance practices. Determines and isolates complex malfunctions, utilizing diagnostic tests, and troubleshooting techniques. Supervise electrical assessments of electrical distribution systems and facilities. Assist in QA/QC operations for electrical projects, equipment, and contract personnel. Determines repair/overhaul required, cost effectiveness and method of accomplishment for power plant equipment, and associated systems.
MOSC 12P40. Supervise personnel and the installation, operation, unit level and direct support maintenance of electrical power plants. Coordinates, plans, and schedules team activities. Plans for the use, movement, and siting of electrical power plants. Estimate manpower, equipment, and material necessary to accomplish installation of power station and construction of associated systems. Advise subordinate personnel on prime power equipment use, siting, operation and maintenance. Manages electrical projects, devises and implements safety programs and serves as LNO for echelons above Corps. Supervise QA/QC operations for electrical projects, equipment and contract personnel.
(1) Normal color vision, to include the ability to distinguish between
red and green and good eye hand coordination.
(2) Meet medical fitness standards per AR 40-501.
(3) Have a physical exam less than 1 year old.
(4) Complete required formal training.
(5) Be in the grade SGT or SGT(P)(by exception only to be afforded during application shortages).
(6) Score of at least 70 percent on the Basic Mathematics and Science Proficiency Test (BMST).
(7) Show proof by official transcript of having successfully completed a high school or collage level algebra course.
(8) Have completed a minimum of 12 months of active duty service by class start date.
(9) Meet time in service remaining requirements in accordance with AR 614-200 (active duty applicants).
(10) Reserve component personnel must meet the service remaining requirements
of AR 135-200.
Additional Skill Identifiers for MOS 12P:
E5—Instrument Maintenance (Power Station).
S2—Mechanical Equipment Maintenance (Power Station).
S3—Electrical Equipment Maintenance (Power Station).
U4—Power Line Distribution.
Article Last Modified: February 21, 2011