Navy Engineering Careers

Taking your place in one of the world’s premier engineering programs. Securing access to postgraduate training that’s so advanced, its curriculum is classified. Overseeing exciting, important and unique construction projects around the globe. If you’re looking to do groundbreaking work in the field of engineering, check out the many engineering careers available to you in the Navy.

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Video: Naval Reactors Engineer

Naval Reactors Engineers are responsible for researching, designing, maintaining, operating and regulating the nuclear reactors and power plants that drive the most advanced Fleet of submarines and aircraft carriers on earth.

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Video: Sonar Technician

Sonar Technicians, Submarine (STS) specialize in underwater acoustic technologies. They operate a submarine’s sonar, oceanographic equipment and auxiliary sonar to conduct underwater surveillance, collect scientific data and track enemy targets.

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Video: Nuclear Engineer (Submarine or Surface)

Manage the people and propulsion systems involved with Navy attack, ballistic missile and guided missile submarines or nuclear-powered aircraft carriers.

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Civil Engineer

Civil Engineer
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Civil Engineer
Billions of dollars are spent each year on construction projects that support the Navy’s high-tech Fleet of ships, aircraft, equipment and personnel. And at the center of these investments is a talented group of engineers who help to ensure the success of each initiative.

Naval Architect/Marine Engineer

Naval Architect/Marine Engineer
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Naval Architect/Marine Engineer
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering are fields of engineering, like electrical, civil or mechanical engineering, that specialize in marine vessels. This includes disciplines related to design and analysis of floating vessels, including hull form, arrangement, stability, strength, resistance, propulsion, structural design and so on.

Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer
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Electrical Engineer
Electrical Engineers are leaders in the technologically advanced Navy and Marine Corps. They use their understanding of the fundamentals of electrical and computer engineering to help operate and manage the advanced electronics systems and subsystems present on some of the world’s most advanced ships, submarines and aircraft.

Fire Control Technician

Fire Control Technician
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Fire Control Technician
Fire Control Technicians (FT) operate, test and maintain submarine combat control systems. They participate in weapons handling functions and operate and maintain non-tactical computer systems and peripherals.

Electronics Technician

Electronics Technician
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Electronics Technician
Electronics Technicians (ET/RF and ET/NAV) focus on installing, administering and maintaining onboard communications and navigations systems. At sea and ashore, you could be serving with and be repairing systems and equipment on Navy aircraft, submarines, surface ships and landing craft at bases, ports of call, critical disaster areas and development areas.

Submarine Electronics Technician

Submarine Electronics Technician
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Submarine Electronics Technician
Reading sonar to track enemy targets on a Navy submarine. Manning submarine weapon systems. Navigating the deepest reaches of the oceans. Those who work in Submarine Electronics do some of the most classified and high-tech work in the world.

Cryptology Technician

Cryptology Technician
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Cryptology Technician
As a Navy Cryptology Technician, your ability to speak and understand world languages will take center stage. Whether via radio, telephone or computer, you will be specially trained to decipher and analyze pertinent foreign information in every form of communication imaginable.

Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer
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Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical Engineers design state-of-the-art vehicles (sea, air or land) and the engines that propel them. They create prosthetic devices for wounded servicemembers. They seek to harness clean, renewable energy sources, such as wind, water and solar power. They make materials for armor and aircraft lighter and stronger – and our daily lives safer in countless ways.

Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineer

Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineer
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Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineer
Aerospace Engineers test and evaluate new aircraft, weapons systems and weapons in various stages of development. They apply their knowledge of aerodynamics, structures, propulsion and flight vehicle performance to hands-on aspects of conceiving, designing, building and operating flight vehicles.