Section I. OPERATING PROCEDURES
2-1. Operating Procedures. The typical mission for any mobile power generating equipment can be
described in three steps or phases. In the first phase, the power unit is towed to the worksite and installed by unit
level technicians (paragraph 4-2). In the second phase of the mission, the operator starts the generator set, runs
it to power a system or equipment, and eventually shuts it down. In the final phase, the power unit is dismantled,
packed up and either moved to a new work site or returned to standby status (paragraph 4-3). This final phase is
also accomplished by unit level technicians.
Do not operate generator set until it is properly grounded (paragraph 4-2, b.) Serious
injury or death by electrocution can result from operating an ungrounded generator set.
Operating noise level of generator can cause hearing damage. Ear protectors, as
recommended by medical or safety officer, must be worn when working near power unit.
To avoid damage to equipment, make certain of voltage, frequency, and phase
requirements of load connected to generator set.
Before starting generator set, do your Before PMCS as described in table 3-2.
In order to perform the operators tasks during the mission, refer to the data plate located on the right-hand side of
the generator set control cubicle. Follow the operating instructions on the data plate to start and run the generator
set. Monitor and adjust generator set power output as required during operation. At the end of the mission, shut
down the generator set in accordance with the operating instructions on the data plate. For a copy of the
information on the data plate, as well as more detailed operating procedures for the generator set, refer to TM
5-6115-584-12. For trailer operating procedures, refer to TM 9-2330-202-14&P.
Section Il. OPERATION OF AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT
2-2. Operation of Auxiliary Equipment. There is no auxiliary equipment supplied with the power unit.