Army

12T:TECHNICAL ENGINEER

An Army technical engineer has a more lengthy training period than a lot of other military jobs because there's an immense amount of highly technical information these soldiers need to learn. This role is responsible for overseeing construction site development, which includes surveying, drafting and creating construction plans and specs.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Performing field and lab tests on construction materials, surveys and drafts Drawing topographical maps and charts using CAD (computer-aided drafting) systems and software Drawing diagrams for electrical wiring and plumbing in structures Providing technical support for both horizontal and vertical Army construction projects Using GPS technology to conduct geodetic and construction surveys Building scale models to assist with the planning of construction projects

Military Duties Translated:

Serves customers by selling products and meeting customer needs. Services existing accounts, obtains orders, and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors. Adjusts content of sales presentations by studying the type of sales outlet or trade factor. Focuses sales efforts by studying existing and potential volume of dealers. Submits orders by referring to price lists and product literature. Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses. Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, and merchandising techniques.

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Sales Rep