12N Horizontal Construction Engineers

Employer
Army National Guard
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jan 10, 2021
Closes
Jan 24, 2021
Ref
1620801807
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Before a road, airfield, or a building can be constructed, all obstacles must be removed from the site. As a Horizontal Construction Engineer in the Army National Guard, you ll handle the heavy lifting to help your crew succeed. You ll operate bulldozers, roadgraders, and other massive equipment to clear the way for construction. Your responsibilities will include leveling earth for runways and roadbeds, clearing, excavating, and digging areas of construction sites, spreading fill material, transporting heavy construction equipment with a tractor-trailer, moving heavy building materials with cranes, and assisting in performance of combat engineer missions. Job Duties Analyze the information on grade stakes and placing them Cut and spread fill material with scraper Some of the Skills You ll Learn Maintenance and repair of equipment Identification of soil types and placement of grade stakes Helpful Skills Preference for working outdoors Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career in basic construction methods and engineering principles, particularly as they pertain to operating heavy construction equipment. Plus, you may earn specialized certifications that enable you to step right into a civilian construction career. 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 for Horizontal Construction Engineers consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and nine weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

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