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Updated August 18, 2017
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  1. "Electronics Technician"

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    Former Employee - Electronics Technician in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Electronics Technician in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Navy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nearly impossible to get fired unless you're a complete screw up.
    You can always expect a paycheck.
    You get what you put into it.

    Cons

    Work environment constantly changing with rotating coworkers/supervisors.
    Sometimes you can work from before the sun comes up to well after the sun goes down.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    There are so many available programs for anything and everything a person may want.

    Cons

    You'll see advancement of personnel before you think they should advance.

  3. "MMN"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Decent benefits, travel the world

    Cons

    It's usually extremely long hours for low pay.

    Advice to Management

    Stop pushing you guys to the point of suicide and then literally saying you don't care how many people you lose.


  4. "Accelerate your life...so they say"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Education. Medical/Dental. Financial Entitlements.

    Cons

    Hostile work environments. Unfair treatment.


  5. "Electronics Tech"

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    Former Employee - Electronics Technician in Norfolk, VA
    Former Employee - Electronics Technician in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Navy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Travel, 100% medical, pay is not bad once you get tenure as an E-4 or above

    Cons

    Long hours, meaningless watchstanding, poor advancement opportunities in some fields

    Advice to Management

    Bee good to you sailors in port. Let them go home!


  6. "Aircraft Maintenance Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at US Navy (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Team oriented organization.
    Benefits are better than most companies can offer.
    Your success is in your own hands.

    Cons

    Politics cloud progress.
    Loss of focus on mission due to political environment.

    Advice to Management

    Mission first.


  7. "Your job matters"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Only military branch that guarantees you the school you picked prior to bootcamp.

    Cons

    depending on your job the probabilities of advancing are drastically different

  8. "Many opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician in Jacksonville, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at US Navy full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Co-workers usually reliable. Many options for advancement and many program you can benefit from.

    Cons

    Pretty much on your own from the start, not a lot of info available. Depends on your chain of command for what it will be like. Faveratism.


  9. "To protect and serve"

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    Former Employee - Operations in Norfolk, VA
    Former Employee - Operations in Norfolk, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Navy full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Travel and Benefits were awesome

    Cons

    Time away from family and friends

    Advice to Management

    Dont micro-manage


  10. "Good and Bad"

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    Current Employee - AM2 in Agana Heights, GU
    Current Employee - AM2 in Agana Heights, GU
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at US Navy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The overall benefits are great. Health insurance and GI Bill included.

    Cons

    Kinda sucks sometimes. Leadership can be horrible and you'll be stuck with them for three or more years.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your subordinates.


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