92L Petroleum Laboratory Specialist

Employer
National Guard
Location
Gunpowder, MD
Posted
Feb 17, 2017
Closes
May 31, 2017
Function
Other
Industry
Retail
Hours
Full Time
Age Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35

Job Description

Fuel. Without it the Army can't move. It's as simple as that. The Army National Guard Petroleum Laboratory Specialist's sole focus is ensuring the quality, purity, and durability of all fuels, oils, and greases used in Army operations.

As a Petroleum Laboratory Specialist, you will supervise or conduct laboratory tests on petroleum, oil, and lubricant products. Specific duties may include: obtaining or receiving petroleum product samples; conducting laboratory tests for contaminants, strength, and toxic qualities; evaluating test results against specification requirements; making recommendations regarding product disposition; following fire prevention and safety control procedures; testing on clothing, food, paints, and plastics; and keeping detailed laboratory records and files.

Plus, you'll be building a better future. The skills you learn as a Petroleum Laboratory Specialist will help prepare you for a civilian career with petroleum refineries, chemical companies, manufacturing firms, or government agencies. Civilian laboratory technicians often specialize in a particular industry, such as petroleum, food processing, or medical drugs.

Earn while you learn
Get paid to learn! In the Army National Guard, you will learn valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.

Job training for a Petroleum Laboratory Specialist consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and approximately nine weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice in testing different products. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

Requires military enlistment. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability. Benefits subject to change.

Benefits/Requirements

Benefits
  • Paid training
  • A monthly paycheck
  • Montgomery GI Bill
  • Retirement benefits for part-time service
  • Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)
  • 401(k)-type savings plan
  • Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)
  • Healthcare Benefits Available
Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be between the ages of 17 and 35
  • Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards
  • Must meet citizenship requirements (see NATIONALGUARD.com for details)
Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $196.26 and $254.91 per drill weekend.Programs and benefits are subject to change.

This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.

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