12W CARPENTRY AND MASONRY SPECIALIST - $20,000

North Carolina National Guard
Job Description
A carpentry and masonry specialist is responsible for general heavy carpentry and masonry duties.

Job Duties
  • Construct and maintain rigging devices, trusses and other structural assemblies
  • Assist in building layout, framing, sheathing, fabrication and roofing structures
  • Perform basic carpentry and masonry skills
  • Assist in the performance of combat engineer missions
  • Construct concrete form work for slabs, walls and columns
Requirements

31 OR HIGHER ON THE ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) test
Between the ages of 17-35
No open legal issues

Training

Job training for a concrete and masonry specialist 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:
  • 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
Helpful Skills
  • Enjoy doing physical work
  • Interest in science and math
  • Preference for working outdoors
  • Interest in working with your hands

Compensation

Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.

Education Benefits

In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.

Future Civilian Careers

The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career in commercial and residential construction.
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