As a Bridge Crewmember in the Army National Guard, you will develop the skills necessary to keep mechanized army vehicles moving by providing bridges and rafts for wet and dry gap crossings. Other duties may include operating bridge truck and light vehicles, preparing bridge sites, assisting in rafting operations, assisting in the assembly of military bridges, and participating in combat operations.
Through training and practice in this specialty, you will develop skills and experience in basic construction methods and engineering principles, particularly as it pertains to bridge construction. This training will prepare you for a position on a civilian construction crew. By joining the Army National Guard, you will be preparing yourself for a rewarding civilian career in the construction industry.
Earn while you learn
Get paid to learn! In the Army National Guard, you will learn 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 you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and six weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Your on-the-job training primarily consists of hands-on work in a variety of construction projects.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability. Benefits subject to change.
A monthly paycheck
Montgomery GI Bill
Up to 100 percent Tuition Assistance for college or vocational training (up to $4,500 per fiscal year, 1 October – 30 September)
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)
Healthcare Benefits Available
High School Diploma or GED (If you do not have a diploma or GED, you may still apply - ask a Recruiter about how the Army National Guard can help you earn your GED.)
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 NATIONALGUARD.com for details)
This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.
For the latest list of all open jobs in your area, please visit the National Guard Job Board regularly at jobs.NationalGuard.com
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