Ship engineers perform work familiar to some military personnel.

Jobs in this career are similar to the following job classifications in the

003804
Landing Craft Air Cushion Engineer (Enlisted)
111
URL - Surface Warfare (Commissioned Officer only)
144
RL - Engineering Duty Officer - Ship Engineering (Commissioned Officer only)
4199
Gas Turbine Systems Technician Basic (Enlisted)
4299
Machinist's Mate Basic (Enlisted)
4370
Causeway Lighterage Engineer (Enlisted)
4399
Engineman Basic (Enlisted)
9302
Auxiliary Machinery Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9305
Boiler Officer (General) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9335
Main Propulsion Assistant (General) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9336
Main Propulsion Assistant (Diesel) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9337
Main Propulsion Assistant (Gas Turbine) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9341
Main Propulsion Assistant (Steam) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
9342
Main Propulsion Assistant (1200 psi Steam System) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
EN
Engineman (Enlisted)
GSM
Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) (Enlisted)
GS
Gas Turbine System Technician (Enlisted)
MM(NUC)
Machinist's Mate (Nuclear) (Enlisted)
MM(SUB)
Machinist's Mate (Submarine) (Enlisted)
MM(SURF)
Machinist's Mate (Surface) (Enlisted)
MM
Machinist's Mate (Enlisted)

The following military occupations are no longer in active use:

167
RL - Special Duty - Merchant Marine, Engineering (Commissioned Officer only)
9306
Boiler Officer (1200 psi Steam System) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)