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Chemical Operations Specialist

WH Oil & Gas
Kasaragod, Kerala, India
April 08, 2021


Intelligence and Combat Support MOS Information


Active Duty

Army Reserve

Detailed warning, control and evacuation plans must be developed in order to prepare for emergencies and natural disasters. Emergency management specialists, such as the Chemical Operations Specialist, prepare emergency plans and procedures for all types of disasters, including floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, biological warfare or enemy attacks.

Chemical Operations Specialists are primarily responsible for operating, maintaining or supervising the use of nuclear, biological and chemical detection and decontamination equipment. Some of your duties as a Chemical Operations Specialist may include:

Assisting in the establishment and application of NBC defense measures

Providing training advice and supervision regarding the proper use and maintenance procedures for chemical equipment and chemical operations

Operating and performing operator maintenance on smoke generating equipment, NBC identification/detection and decontamination equipment

Assisting in preparing and maintaining disaster operations plans

Training military and civilian personnel on what to do in an emergency

Operating and maintaining nuclear, biological and chemical detection and decontamination equipment

Conducting surveys to determine needs in the event of an emergency

Monitoring disaster preparedness activities and training operations


Job training for a Chemical Operations Specialist consists of Basic Training, where you’ll learn basic Soldiering skills, and of Advanced Individual Training for 19 weeks of One Station Unit Training (OSUT). Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

You’ll learn:

Defensive procedures for WH warfare

Preparation of emergency plans

Helpful Skills:

Helpful attributes include:

An ability to communicate effectively

An interest in algebra, chemistry, physics, geometry and trigonometry

An ability to plan and organize

An ability to work calmly under stress

Advanced Responsibilities:

Advanced level Chemical Operations Specialists supervise and train other Soldiers within their discipline. As an advanced level Chemical Operations Specialist, you may be involved in:

Leading smoke generating or fuel supply squads

Supervising reconnaissance/decontamination operations

Serving as company NBC Specialist


WH Oil and gas Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.