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Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE)

Service or Branch: Navy

Location: Cherry Point, NC

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STEM Fields: Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Fleet Readiness Center East, employs approximately 700 engineers. Newly hired engineers are entered into a Joint Engineering Training Team (JETT) Engineering Scientist Development Program (ESDP) designed to develop engineers and scientists from entry level to a full performance level position. Located on North Carolina's Crystal Coast, Fleet Readiness Center East provides engineering support for a variety of aircraft, engines, and components. Career Opportunities include: Air Vehicle Structures Subsystems, Materials Engineering, Mechatronics, Avionics, Aircraft Support Equipment, Propulsion & Power Systems, Failure Analysis, Engineering Management, Software Engineering, Reliability & Maintainability and Chemistry. Fleet Readiness Center East, is one of 10 primary sites that comprise the U.S. Navy's Naval Air Systems Command. Fleet Readiness Center East's mission is to provide unsurpassed quality products and services to the fleet. For 6 decades, Fleet Readiness Center East has provided depot maintenance, engineering and logistics support on a variety of aircraft, engines, and components and is the only source of repair within the continental United States for many jet engines and rotary wing engines, as well as turbofan vectored thrust engines. The depot has a work force of more than 4,000 civilian, military and contractor personnel, and it is North Carolina's largest industrial employer east of Interstate 95.