|Date Posted||August 31, 2018|
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
Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.
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
Testing oil and fuels
Interest in shop mechanics and business math
Ability to follow spoken instructions
Enjoy physical work
Required ASVAB Score(s)
Clerical (CL): 86, Operators & Food (OF): 85
Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for.
Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.
Earn Cash For In Demand Jobs
You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.
Future Civilian Careers
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with oil refineries, pipeline companies and tanker truck and ship lines.
PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program
Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at http://www.armypays.com.
Fuel Delivery Services, Inc.
JB Hunt Transportation, Inc.
Jasper Engines and Transmissions
United Road Services, Inc.
Atlas Oil Company
Shell Oil Company