Your team has completed setting up the 600-GPH ROWPUs.
mission is to provide 24,000 gallons per day of potable water to the BSA.
PART A - PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
Supervisors are responsible for the maintenance program of the equipment
assigned to the water purification team.
You must ensure the operators
perform the PMCS before-, during- and after-operation. Operators must have
technical manuals, DA Form 2404 and a pencil to perform the task. At the
end of the shift, you must record any expendable supplies and forward the
completed form to your supervisor. Schedule shop maintenance so that only
one ROWPU will be in the shop at a time. Check on the status of equipment
turned in for maintenance daily and report the status to your supervisor.
Coordinate with the NCOIC of the water point to develop the maintenance and
work schedules. The maintenance schedule will reflect maintenance after 20
PART B - OPERATION OF THE 30-KW DIESEL GENERATOR
Check that the soldiers properly set the controls and wear ear protection
Ensure the soldiers do not crank the
engine for more than 15 seconds and allow 15 seconds between attempts to
prevent damage to the starter.
If the temperature is below 50 degrees
Fahrenheit, inject ether for three seconds while cranking the engine.
maintenance before making another attempt at starting the engine.
that the soldiers set the throttle to 60 Hz and the voltmeter to 208 volts.
During shutdown, check that the soldiers open the circuit breaker first and
allow the engine to operate for three minutes with no load applied. After
three minutes, the soldier must set the start/run/stop switch to stop and
the engine prior to stopping the engine.
PART C - STARTUP OF THE 600-GPH ROWPU
Check that the soldiers perform startup according to the procedures outlined
in the technical manual. The procedures are as follows: