Norfolk Naval Shipyard

Portsmouth, Virginia

"We are America's Shipyard"

We are Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), continuously driving to excellence and delivering service to the fleet safely with the right quality on schedule and within budget. NNSY is recognized as a world class organization in executing our mission, developing our people, and aggressively improving performance at a state of the art facility.

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Win of the Week

Win of the Week

Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s Pipefitter Shop (Shop 56) is the winner of the 2018 Annual Safety Flag Award with an 83% reduction of injuries from the previous year!
Norfolk Admirals First Drop

Naval Civilian Managers Association Gives Back to the Community

Last month 19 NNSY’s Chapter of the Naval Civilian Managers Association (NCMA-NNSY) members and family volunteered their Saturday morning at the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore to pack student lunches, sort incoming food donations, and assist Foodbank personnel with audit preparations. In addition to volunteering their time, NCMA-NNSY members also collected and donated 41 lbs. of food and $325 in cash, which equates to providing 846 meals.

Building 30 Ribbon Cutting

Shipyard Commander Captain Kai Torkelson, Engineering and Planning Manager Mike Zydron, and NAVFAC Public Works Officer Commander Ben Wainwright dedicate the renovated and modernized Building 30 Jan. 29.
Read Across America

Read Across America

Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) partnered with Douglass Park Elementary School and James Hurst Elementary School in Portsmouth, Virginia for the annual Read Across America Day March 1.
St. Patrick's Day Parade

St. Patrick's Day Parade

Norfolk Naval Shipyard's USS Alabama float participated in City of Norfolk's 52nd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, March 16.

Now Hiring Production Skill Trades

Norfolk Naval Shipyard is now hiring production skill trades, including experienced pipefitters, marine machinery mechanics, shipwrights/scaffold builders, and riggers. Are you a skilled mechanic looking for a career? Please send your resume to FLTHRO_NNSY@navy.miltoday.

All applicants must be U.S. citizens and be able to pass government security investigations.

Federal employment benefits at the shipyard include health and life insurance, matching retirement plan contributions, 10 paid holidays annually, 13 vacation days annually (advancing to 26), and 13 sick days annually.

List of Available Jobs at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (PDF Download)

Classification & Qualifications for White Collar Positions

Classification & Qualifications for Blue Collar Positions

Classification & Qualifications Full Handbook (PDF Download)

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Naval Foundry and Propeller Center's High Velocity Learning
Training Instructor Frank Jandris Uses a Profiling Machine Simulator
April 15, 2019 - In what is believed to be a first of its kind in U.S. Navy manufacturing history, the Naval Foundry and Propeller Center (NFPC) has purchased training simulators to bring training and real-world experience to the workforce. The simulators are being used to train employees on the operation and maintenance of high speed profiling machines.

Earning a Black Belt isn't Just for Karate
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Norfolk Naval Shipyard's Kelly Carson, Code 100PI Engineering Technician; Khiari Tyler, Code 100PI Master Black Belt Instructor and NAVSEA Lean Six Sigma College Branch Head; Clara Cuervo, Code 100PI Industrial Engineer; Megan Hanni, Code 100PI Engineering Technician.
April 2, 2019 - In September 2018, three Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) employees set out for an adventure in Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training that would change their way of thinking, working, interacting, and how they could help bring process improvement to the workforce.

75 Norfolk Naval Shipyard Employees Pledge to Change Cultural Behaviors
Norfolk Naval Shipyard's (NNSY) Brian Darden, Code 105.1 Deputy Director, Radiological Controls-Support Operations addresses new NNSY Force Multipliers during the March 4.
April 2, 2019 - March 4 marked a historic day at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) as 75 employees raised their right hand and took an oath to become Care, Ownership, Respect, and Excellence (C.O.R.E.) Force Multipliers.