Fuel supply specialists receive, store, account and care for, dispense, issue, and ship various fuel products including petroleum, alternate fuel, and cryogenic products. They manage, maintain, and operate fuel support equipment used for base and tactical operations. They are responsible for ensuring compliance with all safety and environmental regulations.Explore this career outside the military
Fuel supply specialists work outdoors in all types of weather while filling storage tanks and refueling airplanes, ships, and tankers.
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Fuel Supply Specialists in the Military
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All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Fuel supply specialists will gain skills through classroom and on-the-job instruction, including practice in using petroleum pumping equipment. Training content may include: Testing oil and fuelsOperating various fuel dispensing and refueling systems and equipmentOperating and maintaining pumps, pipelines, and tanker equipmentPlanning and scheduling petroleum transportSafety regulations and procedures, including first aid, for handling hazardous materialsUse of lab equipment, such as centrifuges and spectrometersRead More
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