Horizontal construction engineers use bulldozers, cranes, graders and other heavy equipment to move tons of earth and material to complete construction projects for the Army.
They are also responsible for operating tractors with dozer attachments, scoop loaders, backhoe loaders, hydraulic excavators, motorized graders and scrapers.
Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.
You could earn a $20,000 cash bonus just for enlisting under this Military Occupational Specialty (must meet bonus eligibility criteria).
Job training for horizontal construction engineer 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:
Once you complete training you will be eligible for the Tricare Reserve Select medical plan.
$383.00 Monthly While in College!
$13,788.00 in 4 years!
“CASH IN HAND!”
State Tuition Assistance Virginia - NATIONAL GUARD only!
Must complete Basic Training and (job training).
THE VIRGINIA NATIONAL GUARD IS THE ONLY BRANCH OF SERVICE WITH THIS BENEFIT!
Federal Tuition Assistance
Up to 16 semester hours each year.
Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)
Up to $50,000
College Credit for Military Training
Earn 12 College Credits after the completion of your job training.
Future Civilian Careers
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with building contractors, state highway agencies, rock quarries, well drillers and construction firms.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $112.00 to $132.00 /day