Quarrying Specialist - 12G
- Active/Reserve:Army Reserve
Quarry specialists help construct airfields, roads, dams and buildings by moving tons of earth/materials with heavy types of machinery. They operate powered machines that are used in cleaning, crushing, drilling, grading and detonating rock at construction sites.
Job training for a quarry specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and five 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:
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