Warrant Officer Prerequisites and Duty Description

923A - Petroleum Systems Technician
 
Duties:
Supervise the acquisition, storage, inspection, testing, issue and distribution of petroleum products and water and petroleum and water storage and distribution equipment. Serve in staff positions requiring petroleum experience. Determine requirements for bulk fuel and packaged petroleum products requirements, storage space, distribution system, water products. Monitor quality surveillance procedures for petroleum or water. Develop, supervise, and coordinate unit procedures and programs on environmentally sound handling of petroleum products and water CMs. Direct the preparation of accounting reports and maintenance records for petroleum distribution operations. Monitor and advise the following operations: units engaged in petroleum operations; the acquisition, storage, inspection, testing, issue, and distribution of petroleum products and/or water; unit spill containment and clean-up operations; and disposal procedures for waste produced by unit petroleum and water operations, petroleum operations and user maintenance of pipelines, hose lines, terminals, dispensing systems, petroleum laboratory testing procedures, loading and discharge of oceangoing tankers and other petroleum vessels, water production, storage and distribution equipment, the operation and maintenance of water production, storage and distribution equipment, performance of standard physical and CM tests. Evaluate test results and recommend disposition of off-specification or captured petroleum products. Perform and supervise quality surveillance throughout the petroleum distribution system. Recommend location of petroleum pipeline routes, terminals, supply points, and depots; advises on bulk petroleum distribution system design. Report unit petroleum spills per applicable laws, regulations, and policies.
 
***Applicants must meet all Administrative Requirements to become a Warrant Officer.***
 
923A prerequisites (Active Component and Reserve Component)
 
Service Members Applying:  (NON-WAIVERABLE)
  • Must be SGT or above (ALL COMPO)
Military Education:
  • Completion of ALC is not waiverable (Active Duty COMPO I).  Completion of all phases of the 92F, 92L, or 92W Advance Leadership Course (ALC) and must be annotated on ERB.  A copy of completed ALC DA Form 1059 will be included in the packet. 
  • Waiverable on a case-by-case basis (National Guard COMPO II and Army Reserve COMPO III)
    • Waiver requests are submitted by applicant as part of their complete packet.
    • Waiver must show applicants attempt to meet requirement (ATTRS printout, MFR from Training OFF/NCO)
    • Submitted waiver request does not constitute automatic approval by the QM CMDT.
    • If ALC was completed in another MOS, this is a waiverable consideration.
Military Certification: 
  • None
Experience:
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience performing 92F, 92L, or 92W duties.
  • Military Technician, Government Contract, and other Civilian appraisals will be taken into consideration to determine the Soldier’s level of competence in the feeder MOSs. (National Guard COMPO II and Army Reserve COMPO III)
    • Waiverable on a case-by-case basis
    • Waiver requests are submitted by applicant as part of their complete packet.
    • Submitted waiver request does not constitute automatic approval by the QM CMDT.
NCO Evaluation Report: (NON-WAIVERABLE)
  • The majority of the Soldier's NCOERS must be noted with "Successful" performance and "Superior potential by the Senior Rater or "Exceeded Standard" performance by the Rater and "Highly Qualified" potential by the Senior Rater.
  • Soldiers will submit all NCOERs; other service components will submit all evaluation reports.
  •  Outstanding duty performance is considered as a preponderance of the following:
    • DA Form 2166-8.  Exceeding the standard (Excellence).  Rated by the Rater (Part Va) as “Among the Best” with strong Senior Rater comments.
    • DA Form 2166-9-1.  “Met Standard” in Part IVc-h, with strong Rater comments in Part IVi.  “Most Qualified” or “Highly Qualified” with strong Senior Rater comments in Part V.
    • DA Form 2166-9-2.  Preponderance of “Far Exceeded Standard” or “Exceeded Standard” in Part IVc-i, with strong Rater comments in Part IVj; “Most Qualified” or “Highly Qualified” with strong Senior Rater comments in Part V.
  • Military Technicians will provide civilian evaluations to support experience.
Civilian Education:  (NON-WAIVERABLE)
  • Must have six (6) semester hours of College English Composition from an accredited institution (Non-Waiverable).  Higher levels of College English, which utilizes English Composition as a prerequisite are acceptable. Speech and public speaking courses are not considered as meeting this requirement even if administered by the English department of an institution. 
  • Successful completion of the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) in College Composition is an acceptable alternative. Transcripts comprised of only military training credit are not acceptable. The Department of Education maintains a database of accredited postsecondary education institutions and programs at http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/
  • Successful completion of the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) 11/12A is an acceptable alternative.  Either of the below test are acceptable (both not required).
  • TABE 11/12A, Language or Writing,  with NRS Level score of 6 or higher (+)
  • Successful completion of Army e Learning Quartermaster Warrant Officer English Prerequisites Journey is an acceptable alternative. Army eLearning web address is: https://usarmy.percipio.com/
  • Must have three (3) semester hours of College Algebra or a higher level of college math that utilizes College Algebra as a prerequisite from an accredited institution. (NON-WAIVERABLE)
  • The only acceptable alternative to the College Math is the successful completion of the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) in College Algebra. Transcripts comprised of only military training credit are not acceptable. The Department of Education maintains a database of accredited postsecondary education institutions and programs at http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/
Letter of Recommendation (LOR): (NON-WAIVERABLE)
  • Submit USAREC FORM 3.3 (Letter of Recommendation) from a Petroleum Systems Technician (CW3-CW5 Active Duty COMPO I) (CW2-CW5 National Guard COMPO II and Army Reserve COMPO III), assigned to the Soldier’s organization, that attest to their technical and tactical competence in MOS 92F, 92L, or 92W. If no Petroleum Systems Technician is assigned, provide a letter of recommendation from another Quartermaster Warrant Officer (e.g. 920A, 920B, 921A, or 922A) assigned to the Soldier’s organization/installation.
NOTE:  Waiver requests must be accompanied by a justification memorandum and supporting documentation provided by the service member.
 
Preferred Qualifications (Active Duty COMPO I) “not required”
  • Support Operations I and II
  • United Service Military Apprenticeship Program (USMAP)
  • MOS related credentialing thru Credentialing Opportunities In-Line (COOL)
  • College credits in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, etc. (Not earned thru Army Credentialing programs)

Address all warrant officer application questions and inquiries to a Regional Warrant Officer Recruiter.  Please visit the "How Do I Apply" page for required forms and examples. Contact the proponent POCs below for any questions regarding technical qualifications.
 
QM CWOB
CW5 Belinda A. Jackson
US Army Quartermaster School
Email:
belinda.a.jackson4.mil@army.mil
Commercial: (804) 734-3702
 
QM Warrant Officer Proponent:
CW5 Anita Williams
Commercial:  804-734-3533
 
USAR Warrant Officer Proponent:
CW4 Zach Gray
Email:
zachary.m.gray.mil@army.mil
Commercial: (804) 765-7322
Army Reserves who wishes to apply for position as a Warrant Officer, please contact the Army Reserve Warrant Officer Accession at email usarmy.usarc.arcg.mbx.hq-ops-spcmsn-organizational-mailbox@army.mil.
 
ARNG Warrant Officer Proponent:
CW4 Brenda Cash
Email:
brenda.a.cash2.mil@army.mil
Commercial: (804) 734-3312
Army National Guard wishing to apply for position as a Warrant Officer, should contact their State, Territory or the District of Columbia Warrant Officer Strength Manager (WOSM) at site http://www.nationalguard.com/contacts/wosm.
 
  

Last Updated: 31 August 2023