Electricity is one of the very important commodities which are used every day in the United States Army. The importance of creating and directing electricity in the US Army is important not only for the command centers in remote locations. It is also important at the military bases around the world with more established needs for electricity. This is why the job of the power generation equipment repairer in the US Army is so important.
What You Will Do
You will be in charge of making sure that all of the equipment which is used to create electricity for the US Army is inspected and maintained on a regular basis. You will not only pay attention to units which are in use. You will also pay attention to the emergency generators which will only be used in case of a power connection problem which would normally threaten electricity to the base. You will help to make sure that there is always a constant supply of energy for those who need it.
Get the Training
This job requires that you will walk on to the job knowing what you are doing. This is why you will go through training which will go beyond the basic training all personnel go through. You will also go through an eleven week advanced training course. Click on the link above to find out how you can get started in this or other careers in the US Army.