What are some jobs a person in the Navy Nuclear Field can do after military service?
I leave for Basic Training in 11 days and signed my contract for Nuclear Field. I plan on being an ET (electronics technician). I know it will obviously involve nuclear power and probably power plants, but I'm looking for the specific jobs there or possibly research and development jobs I could get into.
Asked By: iamthewalrus - 8/12/2008
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I was a Nuclear Field ET for about 8 years ending in 1989. I served on two submarines as a reactor operator, shutdown reactor operator, maintenance supervisor (mostly an honorary title from a particular Navy school I attended) and an Engineering Watch Supervisor... More
Answered By: Harry M - 8/12/2008
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I was a Nuke EM. When I got out I worked as a journeylevel electrician at my hometown lumber mill, where I maintained the power plant due to my prior experience. I've since been an Instrument & Electrical Technician at chemical and manufacturing plants... More
Answered By: Pat - 8/12/2008
There are many things that you can do with your education in the pipe line, a entry level reactor operator job is open at most nuclear plants. If you work hard while your in and pick up additional qualifications you can come straight into the civilian world as a SRO "Senior Reactor Operator" pays a little more I think... More
Answered By: mudtrk1 - 8/12/2008
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