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U.S. Army Soldier performs maintenance on a generator

Power Generation Equipment Repairer (91D)

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • Open to Women
  • Entry Level


The power-generation equipment repairer is responsible for supervising and performing maintenance and overhaul of power-generation equipment, internal combustion engines and associated equipment in mobile and stationary power plants.

Job Duties

  • Perform maintenance on tactical utility, precise power-generation sets, internal combustion engines and associated equipment


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 power-generation equipment repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 12 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 maintaining electrical power systems.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Generator and power plant operations
  • Electrical generation and distribution
  • Diesel generator operation, disassembly, inspection and maintenance
  • Principles of electrical and electronic circuitry

Helpful Skills

  • Experienced using hand and power tools
  • Interest in electricity and working with large machinery

Required ASVAB Score(s)

General Maintenance (GM) : 98
General Maintenance (GM) : 88, General Technical (GT) : 88

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.

Education Benefits

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 as a power plant electrician at a construction company, manufacturer or utility company.