92F • Petroleum Supply Specialist

Starting September 1, 20223 months

Overview

Petroleum Supply Specialists are primarily responsible for supervising and managing the reception, storage, and shipping of bulk or packaged petroleum-based products. Their job duties include but are not limited to: receive and stock bulk and packaged products; issue and dispense bulk fuels and water from storage and distribution facilities to using units; select and submit samples to laboratories for testing; perform petroleum and water accounting duties; and operate equipment used with petroleum and water distribution system and multi-product pipeline systems.

Job Duties

    • 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

Training

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