Job Description: Combat engineers primarily supervise, serve or assist as a member of a team when they are tackling rough terrain in combat situations. They provide their expertise in areas such as mobility, countermobility, survivability and general engineering. Job duties include: construct fighting positions, fixed/floating bridges, obstacles and defensive positions; place and detonate explosives; conduct operations that include route clearance of obstacles and rivers; prepare and install firing systems for demolition and explosives; detect mines visually or with mine detectors.

  • Branch Branch: Army
  • Ratings Average Rating:
  • Desinnation Designation: 12B
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $36,287
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB: CO: 87
  • Degree Degree: High School or GED
  • Age Age: 17-34
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Construction & Engineering
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