Mechanical engineers perform work familiar to some military personnel.

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

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RL - Naval Reactors Engineer (Commissioned Officer only)
5761
Training Device Program Coordinator (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
6704
Weapons Maintenance Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
6920
Weapons Design Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
6936
Weapons Systems Inspection and Survey Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
6940
Weapons Installation and Repair Superintendent (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
6948
Weapons Military Characteristics Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
6966
Weapons Plans and Policies Director (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
6968
Weapons and Ammunition Production Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
6980
Weapons Research Planning Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
6982
Weapons Technical Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
7420
Ship Type Planning and Estimating Superintendent (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
7910
Engineering Liaison Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
7927
Naval Engineering Inspection Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
7936
Ship Construction and Repair Superintendent (General) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
7937
Ship Construction and Repair Superintendent (Surface Ships) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
7938
Ship Construction and Repair Superintendent (Submarines) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
7939
Ship Construction and Repair Superintendent (Nuclear) (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
7966
Naval Engineering Trials and Survey Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
7974
Naval Engineering Officer, Ship Design (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
7976
Ship Repair Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
7984
Ship Type Engineering Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
7996
Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion, and Repair (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
8004
Aeronautical Engineering Officer, Aircraft Mechanical, Electronic, Electrical and Safety Equipment (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
8015
Aircraft Armament Development Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)
8050
Launching, Recovery and Landing Aids Engineering Officer (Commissioned or Warrant Officer)

The following military occupations are no longer in active use:

TM
Torpedoman's Mate (Enlisted)