Company: Navy Reserve
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: September 21, 2023
Sailors in the Navy's Construction Battalion are makers. They're
driven to work with their hands and they know the value of doing a
job right the first time. They're tougher than any task and they're
not afraid to get a little dirty. As part of the Construction
Battalion, better known as the Seabees, you'll be part of a team
that crafts the Navy's infrastructure from the ground up and paves
the way-literally-to victory.
The mission of the Navy Reserve is to provide strategic depth and
deliver operational capabilities to the Navy and Marine Corps team
and Joint forces, in times of peace or war. Navy Reserve Sailors
seamlessly support and actively aid that mission, all while
continuing to lead their own independent lives in the civilian
world. If you're interested in becoming an Aircrewman in the Navy
Reserve, check out the following careers available in the
CONSTRUCTION JOBS IN THE NAVY RESERVE
Gain training for work in a range of trades, such as carpentry,
plaster, roofing, concrete, masonry, brickwork, painting, cabinetry
Make sure the Navy's power grid stays lit-from the poles and lines
outside to the complex electrical and communication wiring inside
From crane operation to roadbuilding equipment, you can help pave
the way for successful Navy missions and earn your operators'
licenses while you do it.
Manage construction operations, craft steel structures, and perform
welding, cutting and other specialized metalwork operations.
From maintaining heating, air and plumbing systems on Navy bases to
rebuilding utilities infrastructure for hospitals in cities struck
by natural disasters, it's up to you to keep vital systems
PAY & BENEFITS
When you serve your country, you become a part of something truly
important - and you deserve to be rewarded accordingly. Navy
Reserve Sailors enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits, from
state-of-theart training to extensive educational assistance, VA
benefits and more.
In return for your service and dedication, the Navy Reserve
provides you with the benefits to succeed in both your military and
--- Receive 4 days of basic pay for only 2 days worked (16 hours)
each drill weekend
--- Opportunities to acquire new skills and sharpen existing ones,
enhancing your civilian career
--- Educational assistance
--- Tax-free, worldwide Navy Exchange and commissary privileges for
you and your family
--- VA guaranteed home loans
--- Low-cost insurance options, including up to $400,000 in life
--- Travel opportunities
--- Earn points toward retirement benefits every time you drill
--- Retirement after 20 qualifying years
Navy Reserve Sailors continue to hold educational opportunities
through Tuition Assistance, DANTES and their post 9/11 or
Montgomery GI Bill. Further education opportunities are also
available through the US Naval War College and Senior Enlisted
Academy, as well as certifications and licenses available through
the Navy Credentialing Opportunities Online (COOL).
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
--- U.S. citizen or equivalent
--- High school graduate or equivalent
--- 17 years of age or older
General qualifications may vary depending upon whether you're
currently serving, whether you've
served before or whether you've never served before.
Serving part-time as a Navy Reserve Sailor, your duties will be
carried out during your scheduled drilling
and training periods. During monthly drilling, Sailors in the Navy
Reserve typically work at a location
close to their homes.
Take a moment to learn more about the general roles and
responsibilities of Navy Reserve Sailors.
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