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NEC Codes - HM-8493 Medical Deep Sea Diving Technician


NEC Designation:

NEC HM-8493 Medical Deep Sea Diving Technician


Assists medical officer in prevention and treatment of illnesses associated with deep sea diving and high pressure conditions. Operates pressure chamber and submarine rescue apparatus. Enters pressure chamber to care for patients suffering from decompression sickness. Performs diving and other duties related to underwater rescue.

Qualification Data:

Source Rating(s): HM

Billet Paygrades: E3-E6

Personnel Paygrades: E3-E7

Course: Mandatory

Open to Women?: Yes


Must continuously maintain Dive qualifications to retain NEC.

Information contained on this page is derived from the Navy Enlisted Manpower and Personnel Classifications and Occupational Standards Manual, Volume II, NAVPERS 18068F, which is the official manual for Navy Enlisted Classifications (NECs).

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