Bridge Crewmember

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Negotiable

Permanent

Description

Posted on 05/10/20 (Ref: RI-Woonsocket)



AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35Be the first responder when a squad, section, or platoon tackles rough terrain in combat situations. As a Bridge Crewmember in the Army National Guard, your main responsibility will be to provide bridge and rafting support for dry and wet gap crossing operations.



Other duties may include operating bridge truck and light vehicles, preparing bridge sites, assisting in rafting operations, and the assembly of military bridges.



Job Duties



- Assembly and maintenance of military fixed and float bridges



Some of the Skills Youll Learn



- Road maintenance and repair



- Rough carpentry and rigging



- Use of hand and power tools



Helpful Skills



- Ability to use hand and power tools



- Perform strenuous physical activities over long periods of time



- Interest in construction and engineering



- Enjoy working outdoors



Through your training, you will develop skills in bridge construction and engineering, which will prepare you for a civilian career in the construction field.



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 Bridge Crewmembers consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where youll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 14 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Your on-the-job training primarily consists of hands-on work in a variety of construction projects.



Benefits/Requirements

Benefits



Paid training

A monthly paycheck

Montgomery GI Bill

Federal and State tuition assistance

Retirement benefits for part-time service

Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)

401(k)-type savings plan

Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)

Health care benefits available

VA home loans

Bonuses, 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 Guard

Must be at least a junior in high school, or have a high school diploma or a GED certificate

Must be between the ages of 17 and 35

Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards

Must 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.



This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.
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