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Cannon Crewman

Company: U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion Denver
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

***THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ENLISTMENT IN THE U.S. ARMY OR ARMY RESERVE*** A cannon crewman is an important contributor to the Army's success on the battlefield! As an integral part of an artillery team, cannon crewman are used to support infantry and tank units in combat. Cannon crewman primarily work on cannons better known as howitzers, a heavy artillery machine piece with single-barrel firing capability to provide area fire in support of advancing infantry elements.However, we offer our Soldiers much more than just a paycheck we offer a purpose-driven career that allows applicants to align their passion points with their professional pursuits. In addition to medical and retirement plans, we offer 30-days of annual leave accrual, paid federal holidays, low-cost life insurance, tuition assistance and the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Core Responsibilities

  • Operate high-tech weapons systems.
  • Calculate accurate firing coordinates under pressure
  • Use computer-generated fire direction data to set elevation of cannon tubes for loading and firing.
  • Lay weapons for direction, conducting bore sighting and basic periodic tests.
  • Load and fire howitzers
  • Conduct vehicle and weapons maintenance to ensure operability.
  • Employ rifles, machine guns, grenades and rocket launchers during offensive and defensive operations.Basic Qualifications:
    • Age - 17 to 34 years old
    • Education - Current Senior in High School(HS), HS Diploma, GED or higher
    • Citizenship - U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident
    • Submit to background and medical screeningAdditional Requirements:
      • Attend Basic and advanced training (Paid)
      • Complete the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)
      • Submit to background and medical screeningBenefits:
        • Up to $40K enlistment bonus
        • Student Loan Repayment Programs
        • Tuition Assistance
        • Post-911 GI Bill
        • Tax Free Housing Allowance
        • Tax Free Food Allowance
        • Low Cost Health Insurance (Tricare)
        • Low Cost Life Insurance Policy up to $500K
        • Transferable Technical Certifications***HIRING IMMEDIATLELY***For more information fill out a lead card or contactStaff Sergeant Nathan A. BrewerPhone- 303-209-9872Required qualifications:
          • 17 years or older
          • Legally authorized to work in the United States
          • Background check
          • Drug screening
          • At least high school diploma or equivalent or higher

Keywords: U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion Denver, Grand Junction , Cannon Crewman, Other , Grand Junction, Colorado

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