Army Bridge CrewmanEnlisted


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Provide conventional, powered bridge, and rafting support.

Operates bridge truck and light vehicles; operates the bridge erection boat; prepares bridge site, handles shore lines, and assists in rafting operations; assists in the installation of overhead anchorage system components; installs kedge anchorage systems; launches or retrieves ribbon bridge bays; assists in the assembly of military bridges; prepares and installs demolition firing systems; arms, installs, and disarms antipersonnel or antitank mines; directs construction of fighting positions and wire entanglements; employs the M180 demolition cratering charge; determines limiting slopes, curves, stream velocities, and gap width; conducts engineer reconnaissance; directs crew in the assembly and maintenance of fixed bridges; directs crew in the assembly of raft and float bridges; operates and or supervises the use of bridge erection boats; supervises personnel in the installation and removal of a hasty protective minefield; collects data and calculates the demolition requirement for explosives and related materials; conducts road, tunnel, ford, and bridge reconnaissance; directs the off-loading and assembly of float and fixed bridges; performs float and fixed bridge site layout; Supervises installation of an overhead cable anchorage system.

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.

Assigns tasks to subordinate personnel; enforces safety standards, field sanitation, communication procedures, security and job specification; plans and supervises personnel in the construction of float and fixed bridges; supervises in mine warfare, demolitions, and combat construction operations; conducts platoon reconnaissance missions; 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.

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