MIL Military Engineer

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  1. Methix

    Methix New Member

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    Hi guys

    I'm a rising junior in college studying mechanical engineering. I would really like to work as an engineer with the military on planes, ships, tanks, guns, or anything like that. I don't really know where to look after graduation, so I was hoping you guys could give me some suggestions.

    Thanks :wavey:

    -Methix
     
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    check out lockeedmartin or northrup grumman
     
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    As far as engineering in the actual military i think the biggest chuck of it is civil engineering. Army corps of engineers and navy seabees do alot of construction work.
     
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    Everything given to you above is mostly Combat Engineer jobs, and civil engineering/construction.

    If you want to be a mechanical engineer, check out 62EX in the Air Force.
    And especially look at civilian opportunities (usajobs.gov, Boeing, Lockheed Martin).
     
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    Go with one of the big defense contractors...anything military side will be VERY disappointing if you actually want to do real engineering work
     
  8. evan2

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    Most real engineering work is sent out to A&E firms, you mostly do 30 percent designs before sending it to them. If you get into RED HORSE which is where I work now you do the design work yourself but nothing out of the ordinary.

    Even if you are a chemical engineer there is a chance you get sucked into CE which is where I work. We have all different disciplines that are put into civil, mechanical and electrical projects or other things inside the squadron.

    just an fyi
     
  9. Jyokker

    Jyokker The trouser snake is very aggressive. It will corn

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    The AF has huge R&D assignments that are very interesting to work on. You might be able to get on one of those, depending on your AFSC.
     
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    If you dont mind changing disciplines..go into the Navy nuclear power program. You can get your Master's of Nuclear Engineering and teach fellow shipmates :mamoru: :bigthumb:
     

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