Jeremy Largey, SES

Nuclear Engineering & Planning Manager,
Norfolk Naval Shipyard
Portsmouth, Virginia

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Mr. Jeremy Largey is the Nuclear Engineering and Planning Manager at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY). He is the single command manager with overall responsibility for all aspects of Naval Nuclear work performed by NNSY personnel at all local and remote work locations. His is the senior civilian at NNSY and oversees the work of over 10,500 civilians and active duty personnel.

Mr. Largey’s first SES assignment was as the Nuclear Engineering and Planning Manager at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) in Bremerton Washington from the time of his selection to the Senior Executive Service in April of 2019 until he accepted his current assignment at NNSY in February of 2021. He has 15 years of civilian service after completing 8 years of service as a nuclear reactor operator and electronics technician aboard submarines in the United States Navy. He graduated from Thomas Edison State College where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nuclear Engineering Technology.

His career experience as a civilian includes significant roles in nuclear engineering as Nuclear Control Engineering Division Manager responsible for all nuclear electrical work and the Head Nuclear Engineer responsible for all technical matters related to more than 20 reactor plants under the care of PSNS & IMF. He also worked in production workforce management as an Assistant Production Superintendent responsible for logistics and job readiness, and as the Reactor Systems Process Improvement Manager applying Lean methodologies to improve all aspects of nuclear production work.

As an active duty sailor, Mr. Largey completed tours as an instructor at the Nuclear Power Training Unit in Charleston South Carolina followed by service on two ballistic missile submarines, USS Pennsylvania, and USS Louisiana where he was the Reactor Controls Leading Chief Petty Officer (E-7).

He has been the recipient of multiple academic achievement awards, military commendations, and civilian special achievement awards. He is passionate about his family (father of 5 children), leadership positions he has held with the Scouts of America, and leadership positions held within his church.