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United States Army

CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, RADIOLOGICAL, AND NUCLEAR (CBRN) SPECIALIST ()

Post Date:Sep 14, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:9/14/2017Salary:
Location:US-WV-Wheeling Job Reference:HB03
Skills:
REQUIREMENTS

Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Forces Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.

TRAINING

Job training for a CBRN specialist requires 10 weeks of basic training, where you learn basic soldiering skills, and 11 weeks of Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Operation of CBRN Decontamination, Defense, Detection and Monitoring Equipment
  • Preparation for CBRN defense Actions/Procedures
  • Wear and use of protective equipment
  • Hazardous Material Certification (at the awareness level)
  • Exposure to toxic agents while wearing CBRN protective equipment
HELPFUL SKILLS
  • Communicate effectively
  • Interest in algebra, chemistry, physics, geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to plan and organize
  • Work calmly under tremendous stress


Job Description:
OVERVIEW

Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Specialists are primarily responsible for defending the country against the threat of CBRN weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction.

JOB DUTIES
  • Assist in the establishment of CBRN defense measures
  • Provide training advice and supervision regarding CBRN equipment and operations
  • Train military and civilian personnel on CBRN response operations
  • Operate and maintain CBRN detection and decontamination equipment
  • Serve on Biological Integrated Detection Teams, STRYKER NBC Reconnaissance Platoons, Technical Escort Battalions, Special Forces and Ranger Units




Contact Information
United States Army



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