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Carpentry and Masonry Specialist Details


OVERVIEW
A carpentry and masonry specialist is responsible for general heavy carpentry and masonry duties.

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

Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and seven 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: 7 weeks at Naval Construction Battalion Center in Gulfport, MS

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


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)

General Maintenance (GM): 88

HELPFUL SKILLS
  • Enjoy doing physical work
  • Interest in science and math
  • Preference for working outdoors
  • Interest in working with your hands


FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS

The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career in commercial and residential construction.