Construction Operations Sergeant
As a Construction Operations Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) in the Division Engineer Planning Cell, I am responsible for overseeing general engineering activities related to all construction and utility operations throughout the Division, U.S. Army Garrison, Directorate of Public Works, Directorate of Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security, and all tenant units at Fort Riley, Kansas. I assist engineer officers in the planning of military construction, Facilities Investment Plan (FIP), scheduling, and material estimating. Furthermore, I aid in the preparation of operational orders for subordinate units and provide staff oversight to units engaged in construction operations. Additionally, I coordinate with National Guard and Reserve units to facilitate annual troop construction training and foster relations with brigade engineers, DPW, DPTMS, while assisting in all engineering aspects.
12H4O Operations NCO in Vertical Construction Company
In my role as the Operations NCO of the 760th Engineer Company, I relay detailed information necessary to operate the company through daily communication with platoon leadership. I monitor, communicate, and assist in enforcing mission-critical production indicators, statistics, and solution plans. Furthermore, I plan, coordinate, and track all training classes, Battle Assemblies, and extended training exercises. I collaborate with training installations on matters of DPW, fuel coordination, and roads and grounds. Moreover, I plan and track all T3 training data, including APFT/ACFT, IWQ, and H/W. I also maintain training certificates for the entire company and ensure seamless coordination among all sections to plan and execute operations. Additionally, I perform quality checks, load planning, and collaborate with the Motor Sergeant and Platoon Leaders to support convoy operations. I provide CONOPs, DRAWs, mission plans, and timelines to command and platoon leadership, while also ensuring the timely completion of monthly reports, presentations for CUB, CO to BN sync, and training schedules in accordance with YTB.
Platoon Sergeant, Vertical Construction Platoon
As the Platoon Sergeant of a Vertical Construction Platoon comprised of Plumbers, Electricians, and Carpentry/Masonry Engineers, I am responsible for the health, welfare, morale, discipline, and performance of the platoon. I design network flow diagrams using the critical path method and coordinate work activities of supporting units. Moreover, I provide supervision for all structural and utility construction projects, conducting inspections to ensure compliance with directives, construction drawings, and specifications. I also plan and organize battle-focused training scenarios for combat engineering missions.
Squad Leader, Engineer Support Company (ESC)
I am currently assigned as a Squad Leader in an Engineer Support Company (ESC). In this role, I am responsible for the supervision, mentoring, training, welfare, and morale of a 14-Soldier squad and their families, consisting of Carpentry Masonry Specialists, Plumbers, and Electricians. Additionally, I oversee various construction tasks, including the management of the Bill of Material (BOM). I interpret blueprints, determine manpower requirements, and direct construction assets. Moreover, I am accountable for the maintenance and safe operation of multiple vehicles and equipment, including HMMWV (M1151), FMTV (M1083), FMTV 10-ton dump (M1157), 2KW generators, 3KW generator, and various sets, kits, and outfits with a total value exceeding $514,762.
Construction Engineering Supervisor/Platoon SGT
In my capacity as the Platoon Sergeant/Operations NCO of an Engineer Vertical Construction Company with 156 authorized personnel, I hold the responsibility for training, accountability, welfare, physical fitness, maintenance, serviceability, and equipment. I provide leadership, mentorship, and training to all soldiers, ensuring their readiness for combat through various training objectives such as preparing and maintaining the Yearly Training Calendar and Yearly Training Brief. Additionally, I focus on training soldiers in METL tasks to enhance their combat readiness. I diligently prepare, maintain, and validate training schedules and unit training records. Furthermore, I facilitate MOS training, NCOES/OES, and functional schools, equipping soldiers with the necessary skills for their professional growth.
As the Battalion Liaison for electrical, carpentry, and plumbing engineers responsible for ordering supplies, I also oversee the supervision, training, welfare, and morale of an 8-man team in the S4 Section. Additionally, I maintain accountability, conduct maintenance, and ensure the safe operation of various types of equipment, including LMTV and HMMWV. Furthermore, I oversee the inventory and management of sets, kits, and outfits, which collectively amount to a value exceeding $250,000.
Squad Leader, Vertical Construction Company
In my role as a Squad Leader in a Vertical Construction Company, I bear the responsibility of supervising, training, and ensuring the welfare and morale of a fourteen-soldier squad composed of Carpenters, Plumbers, and Electricians. I am accountable for the maintenance, proper functioning, and safe operation of vehicles such as HMMWV, M929 5-ton, as well as 2KW and 3KW generators. Furthermore, I oversee various sets, kits, and outfits, which hold a cumulative value of over $230,000.
Senior Engineer Operations and Plans NCO
As the senior planner for the Engineer Directorate of the U.S. Army South, I provide support for construction projects in alignment with U.S. Army South and U.S. Southern Command exercises in Central America. I am responsible for planning and synchronizing engineer support and operations, developing Humanitarian Civic Assistance projects, and identifying exercise-related construction requirements. I diligently prepare engineer cost estimates to support exercises and maintain direct coordination with U.S. Army South staff and supporting commands to ensure compliance with engineer, environmental, and construction policies and procedures.