Guide to the Royal Engineers 2016 by British Army

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the plays the thing roof repair how to repair any roof parts of the trains i did you what i did hot water heating systems hand and power tools how to make an engine timber to timber diesel engine water pump diesel engine generator diesel engine water pumps how to build how to get them out how to install a distributer how to maintain engine how to install engine how to build ats building an engine from scratch parts how to install how to drive how to operate things to do how to set firing order how to prepare the engine the rest of my life types of engines types of engine how to set timing how to set time show how to use how to use guide how to use what are the steps what are the various types of function this could be the day parts of an engine what are the different parts of an engine how to set timing on f push in how to use it forms use in the front office form use in the front office parts and function of a engine what are the parts of generator geographic information systems you can have her body building tools and equipments parts of an ammunition a plant on top of a tree all kind of hydraulic fittings tools and equipment tools and equipments tools and equipment in science parts and function of radio parts and function of vehicle royal engines

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in action ready for a challenge sapper lee cooke soldier combat engineer plant operator mechanic a bridge is down and the challenger 2 tank squadron must advance before the enemy regroups there’s only one corps to call – the royal engineers trojan it may look like a piece of farming equipment but the trojan is more barnstormer than barnyard this beefed-up bulldozer can do everything from digging tank traps to shifting burning cars s alisbury plain is a long way from camp bastion the army’s main base in afghanistan but what is taught here on this wet and windy exercise area in wiltshire can make or break a mission when these royal engineers soldiers are serving on operations the skills they learn here are many and varied royal engineers need to be as expert at handling an sa80 assault rifle as they are at wielding a spanner “we’ve got to be part soldier part engineer,” says sapper lee cooke “we work closely with the infantry,” he

in detail building for battle fight captain clare brooks explains how the royal engineers use their specialist skills when serving on operations by the time you go on operations you’ll have completed phase 1 and phase 2 training as well as several weeks of pre-deployment training to prepare you for the mission this illustration shows how the three key roles of the royal engineers help other units to live move and fight on operations trade skills such as surveying concreting plumbing and carpentry are essential when building a base for soldiers to live in with clean water and a secure place to sleep they’ll be in much better shape when it’s time to fight the job of the royal engineers is to support other units no matter where they are on operations one of the most important ways of doing that is to build secure bases you’ll make sentry posts and other defences to keep soldiers safe from enemy attacks specialist search teams will check that existing buildings

opportunities the roles key to symbols find out where you could fit into the royal engineers the army’s specialist builders movers and enablers t he corps of royal engineers is home to 39 trades and specialist roles all with the same purpose – to help the units that they work with live move and fight on the battlefield if a unit needs a place to live the engineers will use their construction skills to build a base from scratch or repair an existing building when the time comes for its infantrymen to go into action the engineers accompany them clearing a path and building bridges as needed and they can help with the fighting effort by making fortifications or by using explosives to blast through enemy defences whichever role you choose you’ll get three sets of skills you’ll be a soldier and a military engineer but you’ll also receive training in one of a number of engineering trades so whether you want to be an electrician or a surveyor you’ll

opportunities ➤ well versed in all engineer workshop constructing a protective wall around a forward operating base in afghanistan practices and will gain a working knowledge of petrol and diesel engines generators pumps and vehicle/plant transmission systems in short there’s very little a general fitter won’t be able to do after training and your skills will be vital for a vast range of military engineering projects the skills as a general fitter you will learn to maintain repair and service a wide variety of equipment and vehicles used by the military you will also learn about engineer drawings and health and safety regulations you will gain category b c and e driving licences phase 1 training plant operator mechanic you’ll pick up loads of new skills – and friends – during phase 1 training the role as a plant operator mechanic you will be in charge of operating a range of earth-moving and construction or plant vehicles the royal engineers use

opportunities ➤ surfaces is your responsibility with job notes name lance corporal zoe dixon 29 job physical training instructor territorial i have my own personal training company and all the courses i have done with the army translate directly into my civilian career the thing that i enjoy most about being a part of the army is the mental challenge each exercise that i have taken part in has pushed me further and i’ve found that i’ve become far more confident this strength means that even if i’m not the kind of physical training instructor the soldiers and officers are used to i don’t have a problem commanding their respect phase 2a training combat engineering training after you’ve completed your soldier training you go to the royal school of military engineering at minley in surrey to learn combat engineering this includes a wide range of skills that the royal engineers use when they deploy on operations skills like how to build a bridge or

opportunities design draughtsman phase 2b training as a building materials technician you’ll be an expert in testing and standards the role design draughtsmen take design information and use it to produce engineering drawings to facilitate all kinds of army construction projects you will find yourself producing either drawings of existing facilities or plans for new ones including buildings bridges roads and temporary airports you may even be assisting design work the skills the design draughtsman is involved with the design and drawing of blueprints for buildings and engineering structures showing component assembly and location information you prepare and maintain production drawings and are capable of designing and drawing buildings up to three storeys high in accordance with current regulations you also learn about the theory of structures and how to produce structural analysis your skills will range from consulting on army construction projects all over the world to the

opportunities what i do sapper edward gosse right enjoys a wellearned drink after work name sapper john waddington 25 job general fitter regular why did you join the royal engineers? i was bored of doing a civvy job and i wanted a challenge i had just finished college where i’d been doing a public services course and as part of that had learned about the army i like doing stuff with my hands and really wanted to get a trade and the royal engineers seemed like the best corps for me job notes name sapper edward gosse 23 job geographic support technician regular what does the role of  general fitter involve you have to know all about the machinery and how to service it in addition to knowing how to operate and service generators my bag in a nutshell is everything to do with engines and motor technology i gather data on terrains and produce maps and briefs for commanders to use in the field with high-end it systems it’s complicated stuff but the training has been really

opportunities of equipment the pilot will master the controls of the vehicle when on the water and the commander combines all these skills plus detailed bridge and ferry site reconnaissance m3 configuration and efficient task planning royal engineers lay decking during a combat engineer bridging task in helmand province afghanistan what i do bomb disposal specialist the role bomb disposal specialists are experts in the safe disposal of unexploded ordnance such as mines and shells that may have been left on the battlefield after a conflict as well as terrorist bombs hidden in civilian areas in peacetime they apply their expertise to the clearance of mines around the world before you can become a bomb disposal specialist you must first complete soldier or officer training combat engineer training and then trade training soldiers only candidates should then ask to specialise in bomb disposal “commanding a troop has boosted my confidence” captain fraser deeming 28 engineer

opportunities what i do ➤ being trained in water-borne assaults and cliff-climbing as well as desert arctic and jungle warfare the commando engineer has always been at the forefront of operations providing key support in addition they are often deployed on humanitarian and disaster-relief missions such as earthquake recovery the skills commando engineers are trained to operate in any environment so you will learn the skills involved in the full spectrum of conflict individuals who volunteer for commando training will need to pass the eight-week all arms commando course after receiving coaching and appropriate training once passed the commando-trained soldier or officer has the right to wear the green beret which recognises those who have completed the demanding tests of endurance while displaying the spirit of teamwork good humour and determination in adversity job notes name corporal lee stevenson 29 job parachute engineer regular as a para-trained engineer i’m attached

next steps “my ambition  i’ve achieved it  i’ve joined the army got a trade and am doing a job i love with people i like even better i’ve  got skills for life” what happens now these are the steps you will be taking on the way to a career in the british army w hether you want to join the british army as a soldier or officer full time or in your spare time you can find out more either online by phone or face-to-face at an army careers centre these soldiers and officers have many years of experience in the army will understand your concerns and are able to answer any questions you or your parents may have in the meantime these are your routes to becoming a serving member of the army remember once you have made your decision to join this isn’t a conveyor belt from which there’s no escape if you want to return to your studies and join later or simply need more time to make a decision there are opportunities before your training begins to

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