Job Description: Supporting the Coast Guard’s fleet of cutters stationed along our coasts and waterways, including Alaska, Guam, and Puerto Rico, is the EMs primary focus. On some cutters, the EM is the engineering petty officer (EPO), and while acting in this capacity is responsible for all on board engineering systems, as well as supervising the engineering department. EMs have a variety of shore duty assignments including maintenance and logistics commands (MLC), integrated support commands (ISC), and engineering support units (ESU).

  • Branch Branch: Coast Guard
  • Ratings Average Rating:
  • Desinnation Designation: EM
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $42,964
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB:
  • Degree Degree: High School
  • Age Age: 17-31
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Hull and Engineering
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