1. Careers
Send to a Friend via Email
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

NEC Codes - HM-8493 Medical Deep Sea Diving Technician

By

NEC Designation:

NEC HM-8493 Medical Deep Sea Diving Technician

Description:

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

Notes:

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).

More of This Feature

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.