Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA

Description

TheThere are Active Duty positions available in the Engineering Field. As a Soldier in the U.S. Army, your duties are to uphold the Constitution and protect America's freedoms. But it's not always work — Soldiers have free time just like everyone else to spend with friends and family, or take part in sports or hobbies. Soldiers also have access to Army benefits including continuing education programs, low-cost insurances, Army housing and more. Soldiers continually strengthen themselves mentally and physically through Ongoing Training. And most important — Soldiers live the Seven Core Army Values every day. It has never been a better time to join the Army.

The Engineering Field consists of jobs in every aspect of construction, including electrical, carpentry, masonry and plumbing, as well as heavy equipment operation and supervising construction engineering.

Positions available:            
  • Combat Engineer 
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Carpentry and Masonry Specialist
  • Plumber
  • Electrician
  • Bridge Crewmember

Training:
Job training for the Engineering Field requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and nine weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field with on-the-job instructions.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:                                    
  • Operation of different types of construction and rough terrain equipment
  • Maintenance and repair of equipment
  • Identification of soil types and placement of grade stakes              
  • Basics in concrete technology, materials, proportioning and control tests
  • Proper use of finishing tools
  • Placing, consolidation and finishing
  • Edging, jointing, curing and protection
  • Basics in structure foaming, roofing and flooring

Requirements:
Must take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), a series of test that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army Jobs are best for you in the engineering field.


About Olympia Army Recruiting:

Olympia U.S. Army Recruiting is the premiere recruiting company in the South Sound and Kitsap areas of Western Washington. Our Recruiters guide individuals towards successful careers through the US Army as Active Duty or U.S. Reserve Soldiers. As a Soldier in the U.S. Army, your duties are to uphold the Constitution and protect America's freedoms. But it's not always work — Soldiers have free time just like everyone else to spend with friends and family, or take part in sports or hobbies. Soldiers also have access to Army benefits including continuing education programs, low-cost insurances, Army housing and more. Soldiers continually strengthen themselves mentally and physically through Ongoing Training. And most important — Soldiers live the Seven Core Army Values every day. It has never been a better time to join the Army.