12T TECHNICAL ENGINEERING SPECIALIST

OVERVIEW

Write the plan for success. Provide the blueprints, diagrams and schematics for anything that needs to be built. Survey land with state-of-the-art equipment and software to make your ideas a reality. Also, you will ensure the safety and quality of everything being built, taking samples of building materials and testing them in the lab.


JOB DUTIES

•    Perform field and laboratory tests on construction materials
•    Draw topographic maps using computer-aided drafting software
•    Conduct geodetic and construction surveys and results utilizing Automated Integrated Survey Instruments and GPS technology
•    Draw blueprints for wiring and plumbing of buildings
•    Provide technical support for vertical and horizontal construction projects
•    Build scale models of areas


TRAINING

Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 14 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field with on-the-job instructions.


Advanced Individual Training: 14 weeks at Fort Leonard Wood, MO


Some of the skills you’ll learn:

  • Surveying and drafting techniques
  • Aerial photo interpretation
  • Architectural and structural drawing


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)

Skilled Technical (ST): 101


HELPFUL SKILLS

  • Ability to convert ideas into drawings
  • Interest in maps and charts
  • Working with computer-aided drafting technology
  • Interest in algebra, geometry and trigonometry


WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
120A Utilities Operations and Maintenance Technician


FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS

The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with construction, engineering and architectural firms.