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12B Combat Engineer - Construction and Engineering Specialist

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.

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Job Snapshot

Location US-VA-West Point
Employment Type Full-Time Employee
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Construction
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Army National Guard

The National Guard is a unique and essential element of the U.S. military. Founded in 1636 as a citizen force organized to protect families and towns from hostile attacks, today’s National Guard Soldiers hold civilian jobs or attend college while maintaining their military training part time, always ready to defend the American way of life in the event of an emergency. National Guard Soldiers serve both community and country. Our versatility enables us to respond to domestic emergencies, overseas combat missions, counterdrug efforts, reconstruction missions and more. The Guard always responds with speed, strength and efficiency, helping to defend American freedom and ideals. Learn More

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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.

Job Requirements

 
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