United States Army Powerline Distribution Specialists fulfill a very important role. This is because just like any other place in the world, a military base needs electrical power to operate. Your job will be to make sure power will be able to get to the different sections of the base without delay. Your function will make it possible for other sections of your unit to complete their tasks.
Training and Duties
Working as a Powerline Distribution Specialist in the US Army may call for you to work in combat arenas. This is why you will need to undergo basic training before you go through specialized training. You will learn in the classroom and hands-on how to fulfill your duties. These duties will include installing electrical poles, properly securing them with guy wires and installing conduits and other electrical transfer systems to direct power.
Getting the Job and Advancements
There are a few skills which will help you to get the position of working as a Powerline Distribution Specialist in the US Army. You should enjoy working outside, have an interest in shop mechanics as well as an understanding of electrical delivery systems. You should also have the ability to work well with a team of people.
As your skills develop, you will have the ability to advance into leadership positions. You will be able to earn higher pay as well as gain more responsibility which will mean better pay. This will also set you up to work in management positions should you decide to leave the military later.