The job of a Prime Power Production Specialist is to over the installation and maintenance of the Army?s power plant facilities and any power related auxiliary equipment and operations. Being trained and working in one of these positions ion the Army can lead to high paying civilian jobs later.
What a Prime Power Production Specialist Does
A Prime Production Specialist is ion charge of the initial set up of Army power plants. Part of the tasks involves in these set ups includes the installation of the equipment required for all of the mechanical and electrical aspects of these plants operations. In addition to the installation of this equipment they are also in charge of making any necessary repairs needed of the equipment.
Requirements and Civilian Opportunities
To become and Army Prime Power Production Specialist one must be trained in the 29 week training course offer at the facilities in Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Qualified individuals for this type of training must have the ability to do extremely strenuous physical labor and be in peak physical condition. These individuals must also be United States citizens and have the ability to qualify for secret Army security clearance.
After holding this position in the Army one can qualify for several well paying related civilian jobs which are in high demand. These jobs include those as electrical engineers, electrical engineering technicians, boiler operators, and electronic repairers for powerhouses and substations. They may also qualify for civilian jobs as managers of mechanics, and various electrical repair and equipment installers.