MOS 92L—Petroleum Laboratory Specialist

Qualifications for initial award of MOS 92L, Petroleum Laboratory Specialist:

PULHES: 211221
Physical Demands Rating: heavy
Required ASVAB Score: ST: 91
Enlistment Bonus: None
Security Clearance: None
U.S. Citizenship: Not Required
AIT Length / Location: 3 weeks, 3 days at Ft Lee, Virginia
Other Requirements

Petroleum Laboratory Specialist (MOS 92L) Description / Major Duties:

The laboratory petroleum specialist supervises or conducts laboratory tests on petroleum, oils and lubricants (POL) products.

Duties for MOS 92L at each skill level are:

MOSC 92L1O. Receives samples and conducts tests on petroleum products. Reports findings in accordance with ASTM test methods. Evaluates test results with specification requirements and makes recommendations regarding product disposition. Apply fire prevention and safety control procedures in handling volatile POL products.

MOSC 92L2O. Identifies sources and types of contamination and deterioration and makes recommendations for reclamation and disposition. Furnishes required quality surveillance reports to higher headquarters. Perform organizational and preventive maintenance and calibration on laboratory equipment. Perform fire and safety inspections.

MOSC 92L30. Plans and organizes petroleum laboratory activities. Establish files and technical references and specifications. Prepares and reviews administrative and technical reports. Supervise all supply activities, coordinates activities with POL storage and distribution. Assist in establishment and supervision of quality surveillance programs. Ensure adherence to laboratory fire and safety procedures. Apply principles of Occupational Health and Safety Act and EPA regulations for possible violations of environmental control laws.

MOSC 92L40. Perform staff and advisory duties by assisting and planning quality assurance, surveillance operations and programs. Make inspection of contractor facilities to ensure that all provisions of the contract are complied with. Coordinate special testing of POL products, including troubleshooting of differences in results among laboratories.

Other Requirements for Award of MOS 92L:

(1) Normal color vision.

(2) Formal training (completion of MOS 92L course conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Quartermaster School) mandatory or meet the ACASP criteria per paragraph (a) below. Waiver for formal training or ACASP criteria must be submitted to Cdr, USAQMC&S, ATTN: ATSM-QMG, Ft Lee, VA 23801-5032 for approval.

(a) ACASP qualification criteria. Must have 2 years of experience or combination of formal training and experience totaling 2 years as petroleum refinery laboratory technician.

Additional Skill Identifiers for MOS 92L:

P5—Master Fitness Trainer.
2B—Air Assault (personnel only).
2S—Battle Staff Operations (skill level 3 and above).
4A—Reclassification Training.
5W—Jumpmaster (personnel only).
6T—Military Auditor (Reserve Component personnel only).
8P—Competitive Parachutist (skill level 2-4 personnel only).

Article Last Modified: February 21, 2011

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