Army Combat EngineerEnlisted


Job Detail

Provide combat engineering support to combat forces.

Performs basic combat construction; operates various light or heavy engineer wheeled vehicles; operates or serves as crewmember on a CEV, AVLB, or an ACE while participating in combat mobility, countermobility, and survivability operations; prepares and installs priming and firing systems for demolition and explosives; arms, disarms, and installs anti-personnel and anti-tank mines; locates mines by visual means or by using a mine detector; recognizes and neutralizes booby traps, friendly and threat mines, and firing devices; supervises lower grade soldiers and provides technical guidance to the soldiers in the accomplishment of their duties; directs and assists in the operation of engineer wheeled or tracked vehicles; supervises and/or operates the ACE; directs and assists in launching and retrieval of an AVLB; boresights, determines zero settings, and fires the CEV weapon systems; assists in performance of organizational maintenance of vehicle and armament system components; directs the construction of fighting positions and wire entanglements; controls fire team movements; places explosives and clears misfires; directs a mine-clearing line charge loading team; directs minefield marking party and dispensing operation of mine scattering systems; conducts reconnaissance operations, determines limiting slopes, curves, stream velocity, and gap widths; tasks, supervises, and instructs squad and section personnel; directs utilization and maintenance of vehicles and equipment; supervises and directs employment of a CEV and its crew; prepares the CEV for firing; supervises range card preparation for CEV; provides unit and job site security; prepares and issues an oral squad operation order; conducts the maneuver of a squad in a patrol; directs minefield installation, removal, and submits minefield reports; conducts breaching operations; collects data and calculates the requirement for explosives and related material; directs construction of combat bunkers, shelters, and non-explosive anti-vehicular obstacles and expedient lifting devices; conducts ground reconnaissance for roads, routes, bridges, tunnels, fords, and ferries; prepares a demolition and engineer reconnaissance report; directs assembly of various military bridges.

Performs duties in preceding skill level; supervises lower grade soldiers and provides technical guidance to the soldiers in the accomplishment of their duties; assigns tasks to subordinate elements and personnel; accounts for soldiers, material, and equipment; supervises in mine warfare, demolitions and combat construction operations; enforces safety standards, field sanitation, communication procedures, security, and job specification; provides support for construction and tactical movements; directs assignment of CEV and AVLB in support of maneuver forces; operates a CEV crew qualification range; inspects and advises on bridging, rafting and river crossing operations; formulates and maintains construction schedules; assist in supervision of troops in assault operations; perform ground and aerial reconnaissance; advises engineer staff section personnel in matters involving combat engineer operations; coordinate with staff agencies for engineer operational and tactical support; coordinate employment of engineer elements operating with infantry and armored units; inspects construction sites and enforces job specification and safety standards; collects, interprets, analyzes, evaluates, and disseminates intelligence data.

Provides advice and makes recommendations to the commander and staff on all matters pertaining to enlisted soldiers and their families; accompanies the commander on inspections, visits and ceremonies; assists in inspection of command activities, facilities and personnel as prescribed by the commander; ensures adherence to command policies; holds first sergeants' or sergeants' major call to announce information and instruction; ensures that newly assigned enlisted personnel are instructed in military courtesy, customs of the service and command regulations or policies; responsible for monitoring training or conducts training of enlisted soldiers; assesses training at all levels and provides feedback to appropriate commanders and leaders; provides counsel and guidance to NCOs and other enlisted soldiers of the command; responsible for and provides guidance on Non-Commissioned Officer Education System (NCOES) and Non-Commissioned Officer Development Program (NCODP); inspects duties performed by subordinate NCOs; notes discrepancies and initiates appropriate corrective action; assists in reception of visitors to the command; serves as president or member of command promotion board or removal board for NCOs, as authorized by regulations; sits as chairperson or member of a command's Military Member of the Quarter/Year competition for enlisted soldiers or NCOs, as directed by local regulations; responsible for quality, control and training of noncommissioned officer evaluation reports (NCOER) while ensuring timely submissions; reviews evaluation reports to determine compliance with policies and procedures and recommends corrective actions on deficiencies to commanders, other leaders and rating officials; performs other duties prescribed by the commander; assists in the professional development of junior and company grade officer.

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