12B Combat Engineer - Construction and Engineering Specialist

Employer
National Guard
Location
Bowling Green, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2020
Closes
Sep 17, 2020
Ref
1200912317
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Combat Engineers are essential to mission success by assisting their fellow Soldiers in tackling unpredictable environments. As a member of an Army National Guard Combat Engineer team, you'll design and build bridges, roadways, secure perimeters, and tactical firing systems, as well as detect and safely neutralize mines and other dangers to safeguard your team and repel the enemy. Job Duties * Construct fighting positions, fixed/floating bridges, obstacles, and defensive positions * Place and detonate explosives * Conduct operations that include route clearance of obstacles and rivers Some of the Skills You'll Learn * Basic demolitions * Basic explosive hazards * Constructing wire obstacles * Fixed bridge building * Basic urban operations * Operating heavy equipment Helpful Skills * Ability to use hand and power tools * Ability to perform strenuous physical activities over long periods of time * Interest in engineering * Enjoy working outdoors Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career in construction, building inspection, and building engineering. Earn While You Learn Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance. Job training requires 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 14 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT). Your on-the-job training primarily consists of hands-on work in a variety of construction projects. Benefits/Requirements Benefits Paid training A monthly paycheck Montgomery GI Bill Federal and State tuition assistance Retirement benefits for part-time service Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage) 401(k)-type savings plan Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans) Health care benefits available VA home loans Bonuses, if applicable