IowaCityRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Iowa City jobs

12N Horizontal Construction Engineers

Company: Army National Guard
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Job Description:

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35

Before a road, airfield, or a building can be constructed, all obstacles must be removed from the site. As a Horizontal Construction Engineer in the Army National Guard, you'll handle the heavy lifting to help your crew succeed. You'll operate bulldozers, roadgraders, and other massive equipment to clear the way for construction.

Your responsibilities will include leveling earth for runways and roadbeds, clearing, excavating, and digging areas of construction sites, spreading fill material, transporting heavy construction equipment with a tractor-trailer, moving heavy building materials with cranes, and assisting in performance of combat engineer missions.

Job Duties
Analyze the information on grade stakes and placing them
Cut and spread fill material with scraper

Some of the Skills You'll Learn
Maintenance and repair of equipment
Identification of soil types and placement of grade stakes

Helpful Skills
Preference for working outdoors

Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career in basic construction methods and engineering principles, particularly as they pertain to operating heavy construction equipment. Plus, you may earn specialized certifications that enable you to step right into a civilian construction career.

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 Horizontal Construction Engineers consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and nine weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.


  • 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
    • 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.

Keywords: Army National Guard, Iowa City , 12N Horizontal Construction Engineers, Engineering , Iowa City, Iowa

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Engineering Jobs

Metallurgical Engineer
Description: The Senior Metallurgist will effectively provide metallurgical and technical support to all aspects of manufacturing. ul li Provide daily metallurgical
Company: Meta-Find, Inc
Location: Bettendorf
Posted on: 03/1/2021

Product Engineer
Description: Job DescriptionIf you are an experienced Product Engineer looking for a position with a leading company, Bartech can help We are a leading staffing firm and our clients include some over the nation's (more...)
Company: Bartech Group
Location: Moline
Posted on: 03/2/2021

Loves Travel Stops & Country Store: Diesel Mechanic - Truck Care
Description: Job DescriptionReq ID: 218182
Company: Loves Travel Stops & Country Store
Location: Raymond
Posted on: 03/1/2021

Engineering Analyst, Product Engineering
Description: Location: Cedar Falls, IA Duration: 7-8 months Description: Provides a high level of technical expertise in a leadership role in Part Data Management PDM and Specifications and assures that PDM requirements (more...)
Company: ICONMA
Location: Cedar Falls
Posted on: 03/1/2021

Azure DevOps Engineer
Description: Ref ID: 00340-0011666376Classification: AssociateCompensation: DOEHighly Motivated Estate Planning Associate Attorney - Job Details:Salary - DOEJob Type - Full-timeNumber of Hires for this role - 1Qualifications:Experience (more...)
Company: Robert Half
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: 03/2/2021

Mac Tools Seeking Mechanics - Technicians - Training Provided
Description: Build a Great Career and a Quality Life with Mac Tools.Feel the freedom and independence of working on your own, in a stress free environment - with no one to answer to, except yourself Join the family (more...)
Company: Mac Tools
Location: Westgate
Posted on: 03/1/2021

Network Engineer
Description: Job ID: 212654 Location: ROCK ISLAND , IL , US Date Posted: 2021-02-22 Category: Information Technology Subcategory: Network Engineer Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Travel: Yes, 50 (more...)
Company: SAIC
Location: Rock Island
Posted on: 03/1/2021

Electrical Engineer
Description: Company DescriptionMagnaflux, a division of Illinois Tool Works Fortune 250 , is a leading worldwide supplier of magnetic particle, dye penetrant inspection equipment and associated chemical products (more...)
Company: Magnaflux
Location: De Witt
Posted on: 03/2/2021

Satellite & Smart Home Technicians
Description: Company information: Go Pro Tech Solutions, LLC provides high-quality internet, TV, smart home applications, appliance delivery and direct burial services for our national clients. GPTS provides many (more...)
Company: Go Pro Tech Solutions
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: 03/1/2021

Automotive Technician
Description: Automotive Technician Kimberly Car City in Davenport, IA is growing and needs Technicians Chrysler Certified Training Available Apply today Job Responsibilities ul li Perform work specified
Company: Kimberly Car City
Location: Davenport
Posted on: 03/1/2021

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Iowa jobs by following @recnetIA on Twitter!

Iowa City RSS job feeds