12W • Carpentry and Masonry Specialist

Starting September 1, 20223 months

Overview

The Carpentry and Masonry Specialist is responsible for general heavy carpentry and masonry duties. Their job duties include but are not limited to: constructing and maintaining 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; and construct concrete form work for slabs, walls and columns.

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

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