12B Combat Engineer - Construction and Engineering Specialist

Employer
Army National Guard
Location
La Plata, MD
Posted
Sep 11, 2021
Closes
Sep 15, 2021
Ref
86369322
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionCombat 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 DutiesConstruct fighting positions, fixed/floating bridges, obstacles, and defensive positionsPlace and detonate explosivesConduct operations that include route clearance of obstacles and riversSome of the Skills You'll LearnBasic demolitionsBasic explosive hazardsConstructing wire obstaclesFixed bridge buildingBasic urban operationsOperating heavy equipmentHelpful SkillsAbility to use hand and power toolsAbility to perform strenuous physical activities over long periods of timeInterest in engineeringEnjoy working outdoorsThrough your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career in construction, building inspection, and building engineering.Earn While You LearnInstead 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/RequirementsBenefitsPaid trainingA monthly paycheckMontgomery GI BillFederal and State tuition assistanceRetirement benefits for part-time serviceLow-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)401(k)-type savings planStudent Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)Health care benefits availableVA home loansBonuses, if applicableMost non-prior service candidates will earn between $200 and $250 per drill weekend, subject to changeRequirementsMilitary enlistment in the Army National GuardMust be at least a junior in high school, or have a high school diploma or a GED certificateMust be between the ages of 17 and 35Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standardsMust meet citizenship requirements (see for details)Requires military enlistment. Programs and benefits are subject to change. Ask your Army National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability.Other Job InformationJob ID: 1423294ZIP Code: 206469801Job Category: Ground ForcesAge Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35 demolitions explosives paving department of transportation trade skilled trades

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