Lay the foundation for a successful future as a Concrete and Asphalt Equipment Crewmember in the Army National Guard.
You will help complete any number of construction projects that require concrete or asphalt: airfields, roads, building foundations, and more. You may also be responsible for producing concrete with a concrete mobile mixer; assisting in the building and operation of an asphalt producing plant; operating asphalt distributors, aggregate spreaders, and asphalt kettles; assisting in the operation of asphalt paving and surfacing equipment; and assisting in combat engineer missions.
Some of the Skills You'll Learn Maintenance and repair of equipment
Helpful Skills Interest in operating heavy construction equipment Preference for working outdoors Interest in working with your hands
Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career with construction enterprises like building contractors, state highway agencies, rock quarries, well drillers, or construction firms.
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 a Concrete and Asphalt Equipment Operator consists of 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and six weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice operating construction equipment. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
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 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.
This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.