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Allied Trade Specialist

Company: U.S. Army Recruiting - Albany Battalion
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

***THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ENLISTMENT IN THE U.S. ARMY OR ARMY RESERVE***

Being an Allied Trade specialist in the United States Army is a great opportunity to get all the training you need, as well as job experience for the civilian world! The allied trade specialist is primarily responsible for supervising and performing the fabrication, repair and modification of metallic and nonmetallic parts. They operate lathes, drill presses, grinders and other machine shop equipment.

Job Duties
Fabricate, repair, and modify metallic and nonmetallic parts
Utilize such machines as engine lathes, utility grinders, power cutoff saws, hydraulic presses, drill presses, oxyacetylene, electric arc, inert gas welding machines and their associated attachments, accessories and tools

Training

Training for an allied trade -specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training, and 13 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Some of the skills youll learn are:
Machine types, setup and operation
Use of different metals
Safety procedures

PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program

The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with factories and repair shops in many industries, including the electrical product, automotive and heavy machinery industries.Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization.

Future Civilian Careers
AT&T, Inc.
Hewlett- Packard Company
Kraft Foods Global, Inc
Sears Holdings Company
Time Customer Service, Inc.
Walgreen Co.
Home Depot
Compensation
Paid training
Salary Pay
Housing and meal allowance for full-time positions
30 days of paid vacation each year, in addition to federal holidays
401(K) type savings plan
Full-coverage medical and dental insurance for Soldiers and immediate family members
Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 coverage)
Education Benefits (GI Bill) - tuition, housing, and book fees for 36 academic months of college
Tuition Assistance - up to $4500 per year
Student Loan Repayment - up to $65,000 in college loan repayment
Signing bonus - up to $40,000 in cash bonuses
In order to meet the minimum qualifications, you must:
Be under 35 years old
Be a US Citizen or Hold at least permanent residence (I-551/Greed Card)
Have a High School Diploma/GED
Have no major medical issues
Have no major law violations (Felony level)

Required qualifications: 17 years or older
Legally authorized to work in the United States
Background check

Keywords: U.S. Army Recruiting - Albany Battalion, Pittsfield , Allied Trade Specialist, Other , Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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