Are you looking for excitement in the Navy? A navy job that you'll never get bored? Then you may qualify for becoming a Navy Explosive Ordnance Technician. However, with all the EOD excitement comes tremendous Navy career training with little or no room for error. The Navy EOD training offers incredible opportunity for those who like to excel.
There are few Navy jobs as exciting as becoming an Explosive Ordnance Disposal(EOD) technician. This Navy job analyzes and handle foreign, domestic, and home-made explosives. Their work saves many soldiers by disposing of dangerous explosives. Navy EOD personnel are highly trained and organized technicians who are experts in explosives, diving, and parachuting.
They work with the United States Secret Service and the State Department, helping to protect the President and other officials.
They support the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and other federal entities as well as state and local police bomb squads. They also support security at large international events, such as the Olympics or world summits.
This Navy job is eligible to both males and females. Candidates may volunteer for EOD during basic training at the Recruit Training Center, at “A” school, or at any time during their enlistment prior to their 31st birthday. There are several additional requirements, such as minimum ASVAB scores, vision requirements, lack of color blindness and secret security clearance just to name a few. There are numerous rigorous medical and physical requirements. You must be on board present command for 2 years and receive a qualifying recommendation from your commanding officer. You must commit to thirty-six months of service upon completion of your EOD training.
For additional requirements and restrictions, talk to your Navy recruiter.
EOD jobs will take you all over the world. You will assist clearing minefields, preparing coastal areas for amphibious landings and providing valuable intelligence about potential threats both in the U.S. and abroad.
For more information on becoming a Navy EOD careers go to USNavy.com.