MOS 12Q—Power Line Distribution Specialist

Qualifications for initial award of MOS 12Q, Power Line Distribution Specialist:

PULHES: 111221
Physical Demands Rating: very heavy
Required ASVAB Score: EL: 93
Enlistment Bonus: None
Security Clearance: None
U.S. Citizenship: Not Required
AIT Length / Location: 9 weeks at Sheppard AFB, Texas
Other Requirements

Power Line Distribution Specialist (MOS 12Q) Description / Major Duties:

The powerline distribution specialist supervises or installs and maintains electrical distribution systems; performs duties as a member of a transmission and distribution team.

Duties for MOS 12Q at each skill level are:

MOSC 12Q1O. Assist in installation of electrical transmission and distribution systems and exterior services. Assists in the erection of utility poles; and, installs guys, anchors, crossarms, conductors, insulators, and other hardware. Installs and connects service drops and conduits on de-energized systems.

MOSC 12Q2O. Installs and maintains electrical transmission and distribution systems. Tests circuits and components to isolate malfunction and repair defects. Perform scheduled and emergency inspections and repairs of distribution systems and equipment. Assist in maintenance, repair, calibration, and tests of internal substation equipment.

MOSC 12Q3O. Supervise installation of underground and overhead electrical distribution systems. Supervise staging of material and construction and maintenance equipment. Maintains and uses special purpose safety equipment and tools employed for electrical construction and maintenance. Ensures proper safety and clearance procedures are followed.

MOSC 12Q40. Plans and supervises construction and maintenance of electrical transmission and distribution systems. Estimate manpower, equipment, and material requirements for electrical construction. Advise on electrical construction and maintenance procedures and capabilities.

Other Requirements for Award of MOS 12Q:

(1) Normal Color Vision.

(2) Mandatory formal training or meet the ACASP criteria by having 2 years of experience, be certified as a Civil Service-rated electrician WGA 68 or have 2 years of experience in the installation of electrical transmission, distribution systems and exterior services, be an apprentice member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers or its equivalent.

Additional Skill Identifiers for MOS 12Q:

N / A

Article Last Modified: February 21, 2011

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