US Army Job Descriptions and Qualifications

91D - Power Generation Equipment Repairer

B-231st BSB Annual Training 626/North Dakota Army National Guard Soldiers who serve as power generation equipment repairers with Company B, 231st Brigade Support Battalion, check the gauges on a 10K generator as they run a load bank on the machine.
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Basic Job Description

The power-generation equipment repairer is responsible for supervising and performing maintenance and overhaul of power-generation equipment, internal combustion engines and associated equipment in mobile and stationary power plants.

Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:

  • Perform maintenance on tactical utility, precise power-generation sets, internal combustion engines and associated equipment

    Training Information

    Job training for a power-generation equipment repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 12 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field, including practice in maintaining electrical power systems.

    Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

    • Generator and power plant operations
    • Electrical generation and distribution
    • Diesel generator operation, disassembly, inspection and maintenance
    • Principles of electrical and electronic circuitry

    ASVAB Score Required: 98 in aptitude area GM OR
    88 in aptitude area GM and 88 in aptitude area GT

    Security Clearance: None

    Strength Requirement: very heavy

    Physical Profile Requirement: 221121

    Other Requirements

    Similar Civilian Occupations

    • The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career as a power plant electrician at a construction company, manufacturer or utility company.