Engineman (Former Employee), Norfolk, VA – December 5, 2013
• Supervised and maintained seventy-hour rapid deployment • Responsible for 3M Maintenance Program • Coxswain in charge of Six Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats • Supervised hydraulic contamination program for squadron
Proudly served in the greatest branch of service on earth for nearly 12 years. I served honorably and proudly. Very happy of my accomplishments. The US Navy paid for my undergraduate degree as well as paying for some of my MBA.
Equipment Operator (Current Employee), Gulfport NCBC, MS – August 28, 2014
Pros: travel and experience.
Cons: deployed for long periods of time.
-A typical day at work as a EO (equipment Operator) is performing pre maintenance checks on all kinds of heavy construction equipment. After the pre check are completed, be sent to a construction site to operate, supervise, and train personnel on how to perform certain construction techniques.
-I learned how to operate Graders, Scrapers, Dozers, Front – more... End Loaders, Forklifts etc. Also how to manage and supervise a construction crew while maintaining safety as the highest priority.
-Management was good, always something to learn. Tons of experience passed down to make you a better manager.
-Co- workers were outstanding! I have never worked with a more hard working force. Team oriented and always willing to help. We could all count on each other, and worked hard every day.
-Hardest part of the job was being deployed for long periods of time away from your family.
-The most enjoyable part of the job was the travel and of course the operating. It felt great to be done at the end of the day knowing you worked hard and were satisfied with the product you produced for the customer. – less
Military Police Officer (Former Employee), Charleston, SC – August 28, 2014
It is hard to describe a typical work day in the navy, in Maryland I was the physical security officer for Uniformed Services University and a work day for me there was checking into my office, checking emails and answering questions about physical security instructions. Keeping up with the key control system and participating in section training and – more... ceremonies. As well as monitoring and maintaining the CCTV systems for the entire school on a regular basis. My favorite part of the job was all the knowledge I gained about physical security and even about intelligence information release procedures for the area. – less
Entry Level Supervisor (Former Employee), Gulfport MS – August 28, 2014
Yeoman perform administrative and clerical work. They receive visitors, answer telephone calls and sort incoming mail. They type, organize files and operate modern office equipment such as word processing computers and copying machines
Stressful, fast-paced, and results oriented work place.
Interior Communication Electrician 2nd Class (Former Employee), San Diego, CA – August 27, 2014
Pros: free medical and dental care
Cons: long hours, separation from family
As an immediate supervisor I ensured that all trouble calls for equipment were completed in an effective and timely manner with priority given to ensure command goals were met. I learned to prioritize, ensure materials are available before they are needed, and to communicate effectively with subordinates. Upper level management was unfamiliar with equipment, – more... but very familiar with command needs. The hardest part of the job was keeping subordinates motivated on six month deployments. The most enjoyable part of the job was knowing that the command would be able to reach its goals because of the work I did. – less
Second Class Petty Officer (Former Employee), San Diego, CA – August 27, 2014
Pros: great benefits, sign up bonuses, and learning opportunity
Cons: away, at times, from loved ones(part of the job requirement).
I was so proud when I completed my training to be part of something bigger. Being a sailor in the United States Navy was something of great value to me and I do not regret a day that I spent being part of this great organization. I learned so much while serving in the US Navy and I also became more grateful of the sacrifices that others have made to – more... keep our country safe. – less
Aviation Electrician (Former Employee), Whidbey Island, WA – August 27, 2014
Cons: family seperation
Providing safe, functional aircraft for aircrew training/combat missions in support of Military operations abroad. Learned leadership/electrical systems/quality assurance. Management was tip-top in providing training for anything we may need, as well as constructive feedback when needed. Most difficult part of job is separation from family/loved ones – more... during combat deployments. Most enjoyable part of the job was the travel. Seeing places/countries one may not normally have the opportunity to see. – less
Aviation Ordnance Technician (Current Employee), Norfolk. VA – August 27, 2014
I always goto work knowing what is expected of me. I am able to muster and then head straight to the job I have been assigned to for the week and complete it ASAP following all requirements. I enjoy working for the crew I am with and them likewise. The hardest part of the job is the time away from friends/family but at the same time I am with a second – more... family, so never alone. – less