Electrician’s Mates, Nuclear Power (EMN) perform duties in nuclear propulsion plants operating reactor control, propulsion and power generation systems. The character of nuclear field jobs is mentally stimulating and offers career growth. The nuclear field provides opportunities to work closely with specialist in the nuclear, technology and engineering fields.
Nuclear Electricians Mate training consist of approximately 26 weeks of Nuclear Field A School and 26 weeks of Nuclear Power School. These schools are located in Goose Creek, SC. Following successful completion of these two schools, 26 weeks of hands on training will occur at one of the Naval Prototypes located in Goose Creek, SC or Ballston Spa, NY.
-Operate and control generators, switchboards, control equipment, and electrical equipment associated with reactor plants.
-Operate and perform organizational and intermediate maintenance on power and lighting circuits, electrical fixtures, motors, generators, voltage and frequency regulators, controllers, distribution switchboards, and other electrical equipment.
-Test for short circuits, grounds or other casualties; and repair and/or rebuild electrical equipment, including solid state circuitry elements.
United States Navy Nuclear Field requirements:
-Age: 17 to 27
-Must be a United States Citizen ( Cannot hold dual Citizenship)
-Pass the Entrance and Navy Advanced Placement Test
-Must be able to obtain a Top Secret Clearance
-Must pass a Medical Screening (Must have full color vision)
PAY AND BENEFITS
-$28,000 Enlistment Bonus
-Free health insurance
-A retirement plan
-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