NUCLEAR RATINGS OVERVIEW

 


 

Machinist's Mate (SS) or (SW) Community


General Description:

     Nuclear trained MM's 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 specialists in the nuclear, technology and engineering fields.

Training:

     MM training consist of approximately 13 weeks of Nuclear Field A School and 26 weeks of Nuclear Power School. These schools are located in Goose Creek, SC - near Charleston. 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 - near Albany.

At sea:

     Nuclear trained enlisted Sailor's will be stationed on either an Aircraft Carrier or a Submarine (volunteer only) during sea tours.

 

Electronic's Technician (SS) or (SW) Community


General Description:

     Nuclear trained ET's perform duties in nuclear propulsion plants operting 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 specialists in the nuclear, technology and engineering fields.

Training:

     ET 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 - near Charleston. 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 - near Albany.

At sea:

     Nuclear trained enlisted Sailor's will be stationed on either an Aircraft Carrier or a Submarine (volunteer only) during sea tours.

 

Electrician's Mate (SS) or (SW) Community


General Description:

     Nuclear trained EM's 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.

Training:

     EM 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 - near Charleston. 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 - near Albany.

At sea:

     Nuclear trained enlisted Sailor's will be stationed on either an Aircraft Carrier or a Submarine (volunteer only) during sea tours.

 


Requirements:
 

ASVAB scores:

 

     NFa:    

          AR + MK + EI + GS > 252 or AR + MK + VE + MC > 252

 

     NFb:    

          AR + MK + EI + GS > 235 or AR + MK + VE + MC > 235

 

AND

 

          AR + AR + MK + MC + NAPT > 290 or AR + MK + VE + MC + NAPT > 290

 

          NAPT minimum passing score is 55


All candidates for ratings in the nuclear field program must meet test score criteria and other criteria set forth in COMNAVCRUITCOMINST 1130.8K (Navy Recruiting Manual - Enlisted series). All candidates must be a high school diploma graduate and have passed at least one year of algebra.
 

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