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12B Combat Engineer - Construction and Engineering Specialist

Company: Army National Guard
Location: Newburyport
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Back 12B Combat Engineer - Construction and Engineering Specialist Massachusetts - Army National Guard Newburyport, MA, USA Jul 19, 2022 Ground Forces 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 riversSome 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 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 available VA home loansBonuses, if applicable Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $200 and $250 per drill weekend, subject to change Requirements Military 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 NATIONALGUARD.com 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 Information Job ID: 2707 ZIP Code: 1950 Job Category: Ground ForcesAge Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35 demolitions explosives paving department of transportation trade skilled trades Email me jobs like this Massachusetts - Army National Guard The National Guard is a unique element of the U.S. military that serves both community and country. The Guard responds to domestic emergencies, overseas combat missions, counterdrug efforts, reconstruction missions and more. Any state governor or the President of the United States can call on the Guard in a moment's notice. Guard Soldiers hold civilian jobs or attend college while maintaining their military training part time. Guard Soldiers' primary area of operation is their home state.The Guard dates back to 1636, when Citizen-Soldiers formed militias to defend community and country. And for 377 years, the Guard has stayed true to its roots. Enlisting in the National Guard means more time at home. Training typically requires one weekend each month, with a two-week training period once each year. Get a degree with money for school, learn job skills that translate to the civilian world, make bonds that last a lifetime and earn pride for life. When you become a Guard Soldier, your family will thank you, your country will thank you and your future will owe you. Contact a recruiter to find more specifics about your opportunities in the Army National Guard. Company Profile

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