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Command Philosophy

We are the maintenance and modernization professionals of the U.S. Navy., steadfast in our values of honor, courage, and commitment. We are one Navy Team, and we understand that succeeding in a competitive world is accomplished through innovation, collaboration, and employee fulfillment. We are a service team, committed and prepared to serve and maintain our nation’s assets.

For more than 240 years, the U.S. Navy has been the cornerstone of America’s security and prosperity. Maintaining maritime superiority will require us to respond to unexpected changes with a sense of urgency, a confident and positive attitude, and pride in the products and services we provide to our Navy.


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 today.

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.