Logistics Specialist (LSS)
Logistics Specialists (Submarines) receive extensive training in the management of repair parts and consumables for submarines, submarine support and shore bases and maintaining million dollar operating budgets. Responsible for all aspects of maintaining repair part and consumable inventories and keeping the submarine’s checkbook, Storekeepers are the accountants who pay the bills and keep the ship operating.
The submarine Logistics Specialist focuses on budgeting. Storekeepers play a vital role in the overall function of the ship’s daily operations. Some typical duties include:
Ordering, receiving and issuing spare parts, clothing and general supplies;
Keeping financial and inventory records for all parts in submarine support shore-based warehouses and submarine storerooms;
Operating computer systems that provide logistic support information for submarine supplies and accounting functions.