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The best mechanical systems in the world require the best machinists. Navy mechanic jobs require a flawless understanding of every engine, gear and motor, inside and out. Sailors in industrial and military mechanical jobs are who keep the Navy sailing, flying and exploring the seas. From guiding torpedoes and defusing mines to managing a flight deck and emergency supplies on aircraft, you’re the person who understands our machines better than anyone else.
We offer a variety of educational assistance options, from scholarships to financial reimbursement and salary advances. Explore opportunities in NROTC, undergraduate, graduate and professional programs to determine what's best for you, or chat with a Recruiter to get the latest details.
For details about education for specific industrial and mechanical careers, select the job below. You can also find more details about education opportunities for Enlisted Sailors or Officers here.
Depending on your job, Navy pay and benefits will flex to fit your role. You can rely on regular promotions, pay increases and world-class benefits that rival any civilian employer. Many Sailors can even qualify for sign-on bonuses depending on their field. Every Sailor is guaranteed:
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There are part-time Navy Reserve opportunities for Enlisted Sailors and Officers in industrial and mechanical jobs. You can keep many of your full-time benefits while serving only one weekend a month and two weeks a year for annual training. As a Navy Reserve Sailor or Officer, you will maintain and support America’s Navy without disrupting your life in the civilian world.
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Move the fleet forward as an expert in diesel engine systems.
Maintain the mechanical systems behind our powerful turbine engines.
Maintain your ship’s guns and missile launchers, and oversee all weapons on board.
Manage and direct aircraft launch operations on the flight deck.
Refuel aircraft on the flight deck and keep fuel flowing to all parts of the ship.
Launch and recover aircraft on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier.
Keep Navy aircraft at peak performance by maintaining electrical systems and components.
Maintain the engines of the Navy’s most powerful aircraft and helicopters.
Manage your ship’s stock of missiles, mines and other ordnance.
Inspect and repair aviation equipment to ensure aircraft are always flight-ready.
Maintain aircraft equipment that sustains life at every altitude.
Perform ground support operations that keep Navy aircraft flying high.
Be the person Navy pilots rely on to keep emergency equipment in top shape.
Perform honored duties as a member of the Navy’s oldest rating.
Keep the power on and the lights running aboard aircraft carriers and ships.
Operate the electrical systems of powerful turbine engines on Navy warships.
Perform metal work and welding to repair hull breaches and broken equipment.
Repair tools and fabricate parts for machinery and equipment across the ship.
Maintain vital propulsion and auxiliary systems on every inch of the ship.
Maintain the systems that make life possible on a submarine.
Serve aboard a Minesweeper to detect and neutralize underwater explosives.
Secure our underwater missile silos aboard submarines as a Torpedoman’s Mate.