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Department of the Navy (DON) civilian employees play a critical role in keeping the Navy and Marine Corps team operating forward to protect American interests around the world. DON civilians operate in more than 558 occupations across the globe and in each state.

There are a number of positions in the engineering field within the Department. Positions available include those listed below (e.g., Safety Engineering, Civil Engineering).

Each position corresponds with a code called its occupational series (such as 801 for General Engineering, 810 for Civil Engineering). These occupational series or job categories can be used when searching for position vacancies on For more information on how occupational series can be used to search for open positions on, please see our Job Search webpage.

 Engineering Occupational Series:

  • 0801, General Engineering and Architecture
  • 0803, Safety Engineering
  • 0804, Fire Protection Engineering
  • 0806, Materials Engineering
  • 0807, Landscape Architecture
  • 0808, Architecture
  • 0810, Civil Engineering
  • 0819, Environmental Engineering
  • 0830, Mechanical Engineering
  • 0840, Nuclear Engineering
  • 0850, Electrical Engineering
  • 0854, Computer Engineering
  • 0855, Electronics Engineering
  • 0858, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • 0861, Aerospace Engineering
  • 0871, Naval Architecture
  • 0880, Mining Engineering
  • 0881, Petroleum Engineering
  • 0890, Agricultural Engineering
  • 0893, Chemical Engineering
  • 0896, Industrial Engineering