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Electrical Power Production

Overview: Electrical power is produced by power stations and generators. Electrical Power Production personnel are responsible for ensuring that a sufficient capacity of electrical power is readily available in fixed, mobile and temporary locations, including disaster relief centers.  

Position: Enlisted


Specific Tasks:

  • Install, remove, operate, maintain and repair electrical power generating and control systems, aircraft arresting systems and associated equipment 
  • Use precision test equipment, troubleshoot malfunctions and inspect parts for excessive wear and other conditions 
  • Establish maintenance and operating procedures to ensure maximum efficiency


  • HS diploma or GED is mandatory. Completion of courses in algebra and physics is desirable.
  • Normal color vision 
  • ASVAB score of 40 on Electrical and 56 on Mechanical 
  • Possess a valid state driver's license to operate government motor vehicles


  • Candidates without prior military experience are required to attend 7.5 weeks of Basic Military Training (BMT) at JB San Antonio-Lackland, TX; followed by Technical Training 

Related Civilian Careers:

  • Power plant operators