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Navy Enlisted Rating (Job) Descriptions

Surface Combat Systems/Operations Community


The Navy calls their enlisted jobs "ratings." Similar ratings are placed into various "communities."

Below are the Navy enlisted ratings that fall into the Surface Engineering Community. Click on each rating designator to read a basic job description, as well as basic qualification criteria established to obtain the particular rating.

DC - Damage Controlman

EM - Electricians Mate

EN - Engineman

GSE - Gas Turbine Systems Technician- Electrical

GSM - Gas Turbine Systems Technician- Mechanical

HT - Hull Maintenance Technician

IC - Interior Communications Electrician

MM - Machinist's Mate

MR - Machinery Repairman

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