Nigerian Navy Fireman Department Duties and Salary

The Navy fireman are one of the several Navy with engineering or mechanical skill. Nigerian navy fireman has related engineering skills equivalent to that received as an electrician, electrical or power plant/co-generation plant operator or supervisor, diesel mechanic, or electronics repair technician. Equipment associated with fireman training includes propulsion and diesel engines; electronic machinery plant control systems and networks; and intricate electrical wiring and distribution systems. Nigerian navy fireman department has fundamental skills needed in a shipboard environment.

Nigerian Navy Fireman Department Duties and Salary

The Nigerian navy fireman department name ‘fireman’ have a proud history. The name originated in the days when the fireman was responsible for keeping the fires burning in the ship’s boilers which were used to make steam. The steam-powered large turbines then produced the ship’s electricity and turned the ship’s propellers.

However, the main duties of the Nigerian navy fireman department is to perform some engineering work through repairing, maintaining, and preserving engineering equipment for underway operations. The Nigerian navy fireman department are also responsible in keeping accurate electronic and written records, observing safety standards associated with engineering machinery. Standing power plant and ship security watches while in port and underway.

The Nigerian navy fireman department also responsible for operating electrical and sound-powered communication system. Serving as a member of damage control, emergency, and rescue and assistance teams and taking part in the underway replenishment by transferring fuel and supplies from ship to ship at sea.

Nigerian navy fireman department enlisted salary ranking are petty attractive and these officers are ranked third class, whose general duties are concerned with ships’ engines, boilers, etc. The are  enlisted men in the Nigeria Navy  engaged in the operation of engineering machinery. Read the Nigerian navy Salary Structure.

Requirements to Become Nigerian Navy Fireman

Educational Requirements

  • SSCE or equivalent with 5 credits including English Language.

Qualifications Guidelines:

  • Applicants must be citizen of Nigeria by birth.
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18 – 22 years
  • Applicants must not be married or have children.
  • Applicants must be free from any previous criminal conviction by a court of law.
  • Applicants with any of the following medical/physical challenges are NOT to apply: sight problem, ear problem, communicable diseases, mental problems, stammering, or any physical disability. Applicants who have tattoos are also not to apply.

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