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Hey Everyone!


Well I will be leaving for basic training feb 22nd!!! And i'm soo excited! But now that i've focused on working out, and making sure everything's going to be okay at home while i'm gone, i'm now focusing on my job... I'm going to be an EM... does anyone have any information on what they do exactly?? I've been looking into the job, but i haven'f found anything but the generic job description they gave me at meps lol... If you can help, i would appreciate it... THANKS!

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Go here, it has both EM and EMN (nuke)....



Thank You!
Are you serious you haven't looked long and hard into what they do??? That would of been the first thing I did!


yeah well, i'm not you...


and if you find anything about the EM rate other than what's in the flysheet listed in the link above, which i have looked at NUMEROUS times since they gave it to me at MEPS, but haven't been able to find anything else, you would see how that has fallen to the back of my mind, especially since i'm going to be trained in the job, it doesn't really matter what the job is to me. When compared to other things like the Navy in general... researching bootcamp... studying for bootcamp... getting physically fit... that stuff is more on the forefront of my mind since i have to get through those hurdles to even make it to my job training...


could have really done without the insult...

especially since there was nothing at all contributed to the info requested on said subject...

My nephew is a nuke EM, but his job is quite different than that of a conventional EM.

I was an ET, and we're entirely different, didn't have any EMs at the commands I was at.

I'll see if I can talk to hubby about what the EMs did on his ships.  He's a retired ET.

Well, that wasn't helpful, was it? 



Lol... Thank you Anti M...

At least you weren't rude about it.

I would appreciate it if you could ask him, it would be very helpful!

Thank you!

The EMs on his ship worked on the basic wiring of the ship, outlets, switches, breaker boxes.  Worked on anything with small electric motors, such as tools, floor buffers, laundry equipment, some of the gear.  EMs work on the generators.  Most of this is maintenance and small repairs.  Their work days were pretty normal, even at sea, except they're at sea and sometimes that means long, long work days.  Of course, if something breaks, you work until it is fixed. Duty varies by ship, but usually you're monitoring the electrical power plant meters on the conventional power plants (not nuke).  If the power plant is nuke, then the nuke EMs do that.

What's a power plant?  What powers the ship.

As any sailor has to do, you'll have drills and training, and cleaning, and probably other duties which crop up like helping to unload supplies (work detail).  Fire fighting, of course.  At first, you may have to "crank", which is working in the laundry or kitchen for a few months.  Someone has to do it, so the new guys get the job.  Not so much fun, but essential.  No one likes to tick off the cooks!


One of my sailors  is conventional EM (non nuke) on a carrier ------------ awesome job !!!   trust me sweetie :)


((BTW :nice explaination Anti M)) 

Good luck to you Navy depper.

Hope you enjoy the Navy life.

Really? Oh thank Heavens!
Thanks soo much!


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