About this job
To be eligible to enlist in the U.S. Navy, candidates must be between the ages of 18-34
Every successful engineering career needs a solid foundation, and that’s exactly what you’ll get. Do your job right, and you’ll build structures that will last for years to come—and a career that will take you wherever you want to go.
Whether you’re installing the latest electrical panels in the cockpit or troubleshooting the electric breakers on a submarine, you are responsible for keeping the power flowing. If you’re fascinated by complex circuits and schematics, a career as an EM might be your perfect match.
PAY AND BENEFITS
From the day you start, you’ll receive:
• Competitive salary
• Potential to earn a bonus upon enlistment
• Free health insurance
• Free housing
• A retirement plan
• Paid training
• College credit
• Navy College Program and Tuition Assistance
• Post-9/11 GI Bill, up to 100% tuition
• Professional credentials and certifications
• College credit hours toward a bachelor’s or associate degree through the American Council on Education
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
• U.S. citizen or equivalent
• High school graduate or equivalent
• 17 years of age or older
General qualifications may vary depending upon whether you’re currently serving, whether you’ve served before or whether you’ve never served before.
You’ll construct and repair a variety of structures in just about every environment imaginable. You may work at Navy bases or ports of call around the globe, and you may be deployed to help develop or rebuild areas affected by natural disasters.
Serving part-time as a Navy Reserve Sailor, your duties will be carried out during your scheduled drilling and training periods. During monthly drilling, Sailors in the Navy Reserve typically work at a location close to their homes.
Take a moment to learn more about the general roles and responsibilities of Navy Reserve Sailors.