Petroleum supply specialists are primarily responsible for supervising and managing the reception, storage and shipping of bulk or packaged petroleum-based products.
- Receive and stock bulk and package products
- Issue and dispense bulk fuels and water from storage and distribution facilities to using units
- Select and submit samples to laboratory for testing
- Perform petroleum and water accounting duties
- Operate equipment used with petroleum and water distribution system and multiproduct pipeline system
Job training for a petroleum supply specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 11 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 using petroleum.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
- Operating airplane refueling systems and equipment
- Planning and scheduling petroleum transport
- Operating pumps, pipelines and tanker equipment
- Safety regulations and procedures for handling dangerous materials
- Interest in shop mechanics and business math
- Ability to follow spoken instructions
The U.S. Army is made up of the most dedicated, most respected Soldiers in the world. These Soldiers protect America’s freedoms while serving at home and abroad, and they are always prepared to defend the nation in times of need. An U.S. Army Soldier is the embodiment of physical and mental strength. As a Soldier, you will be prepared to serve whenever and wherever you are needed.
In addition to giving you a head start on your career for your commitment, the Army Reserve will take care of you and your family by providing tremendous benefits for part time employment. As a Soldier in the Army Reserve, you’ll earn money for education, cash bonuses, discounted health care, build retirement, and more. All while you pursue your civilian career or continue your education.
Location/Region: Boston, MA (US)