Last Updated on November 16, 2023
This guide provides useful information for those who wish to pursue a U.S. Navy career as an engineer during Fiscal Year 2024.
There are many engineering jobs in the Navy, both Officer and Enlisted. However, this article covers the engineering jobs available for Navy Officer applicants.
Let us jump right in.
Navy Officer Engineering Jobs
Below is a list of available engineering jobs in the U.S. Navy as a Naval Officer. Some of these are traditional engineering, while some are nuclear engineering.
Navy Engineering Duty Officer
Engineering Duty Officers (EDOs) are Restricted Line Officers in the Navy who are combat-ready and technically educated, having completed Engineering Master’s Degree and/or Doctoral studies at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) or the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Navy Cyber Warfare Engineering Officer
A Cyber Warfare Engineering Officer is a Restricted Line Officer in the Navy who uses computer science and cyber engineering ideas and methods to study, design, build, test, and evaluate software and firmware for computer network attack, exploitation, and defense in cyberspace operations.
Naval Reactors Engineer
Naval Nuclear Reactor Engineers are Restricted Line Officers in the Navy who oversee all aspects of the Navy Nuclear Propulsion Program in Washington, D.C. The Navy Officer designator code for Naval Reactor Engineer is 1220.
Nuclear Surface Warfare Officer
Nuclear Surface Warfare Officers (SWO) are Unrestricted Line Officers in the Navy who are mainly responsible for ensuring that Sailors in the Reactor Department maintain and operate the ship’s complex reactor and power generation systems in a safe and effective manner.
Navy Submarine Officer
Navy Submarine Officers are Unrestricted Line Officers in the Navy who are in charge of every department on a submarine. The Navy designator code for Nuclear Submarine Officer is 1120.
Navy Civil Engineer Corps Officer
Navy Civil Engineer Corps (CEC) officers are Navy Staff Corps officers who are the Navy’s facilities specialists, responsible for the engineering, planning, administration, building, and upkeep of the Navy’s shore infrastructure.
If you want more information about becoming an engineer in the Navy as a Naval Officer, the next logical step is to contact a Naval Officer Recruiter.
Let us start figuring out how you can benefit from becoming a Navy Engineering officer – or if it is even the right career move for you.
If you’re interested in learning other opportunities, you may find other commissioning programs in the Navy here.
Hope you found this helpful to your career planning.