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US Navy Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Mar 30, 2020

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  1. "Faught Electric"

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    Former Employee - Journeyman Electrician in Pembroke, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at US Navy full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    fast paced, go get him, get er done type of work with people that have great personalities and cool ideas yep

    Cons

    Some cons would be long hours when you are busy and short days if you are slow alot of up and down between seasons

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    US Navy2015-10-28
  2. "Excellent Career Choice"

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    Former Employee - Enlisted Military in Honolulu, HI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    Job Security, Travel, and Benefits

    Cons

    Long hours, job and life balance.

    US Navy2020-03-31
  3. "Lots of opportunities to grow"

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    Current Employee - Officer 
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Navy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Salary, housing allowance, food allowance and incentive pays

    Cons

    long deployments, uncertain schedules, long hours

    US Navy2020-03-30
  4. "Naval Officer"

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    Current Employee - Naval Officer in Washington, DC
    Recommends

    I have been working at US Navy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Sense of purpose and camaraderie, Variety of rewarding jobs, Retirement plan, Education opportunities

    Cons

    Uncontrollable family separations, Long hours, Varied career progression/promotion potential

    US Navy2020-03-27
  5. "Good Pay. Long Hours"

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    Current Employee - Nuclear Submarine Officer in Middletown, RI

    I have been working at US Navy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Once you make it to LT, the pay is very good.

    Cons

    Long Hours. When attached to a submarine, you get very little sleep.

    US Navy2020-03-22
  6. "688 electrician"

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    Current Employee - Electrician 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at US Navy full-time

    Pros

    People you work with are generally empathetic. Same crew same screw as they say. Benefits are great.

    Cons

    Long hours with little to no compensation. 10% of personnel do 90% of the work

    US Navy2020-03-28
  7. "Excellent benefits and career shaping"

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    Current Employee - E6 - Navy - Petty Officer, First Class in Rota
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Navy full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Potential to springboard career into something better, while providing housing and educational benefits.

    Cons

    Often long working hours and stressful deployments. Very difficult to separate work from family life.

    US Navy2020-03-10
  8. "IT"

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    Current Employee - Information Systems Technician in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at US Navy full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    It was nice to have job security.

    Cons

    long hours, time spent away from family

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    US Navy2020-03-24
  9. "Aviation Electronics Technician"

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    Former Contractor - Aviation Electronics Technician in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at US Navy for less than a year

    Pros

    Fast-paced and knowledgeable teaching standards.

    Cons

    Long hours and long wait times for promotion.

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    US Navy2020-03-09
  10. "Good career and good experience"

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    Current Employee - Nuclear Electricians Mate Navy in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Navy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits, high job security

    Cons

    Low mobility, long hours, strict environment

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    US Navy2020-03-19
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