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Upcoming Events


We will be at the following events


  • York County Community College, 112 College Dr, Wells, ME

    • Saturday 27th, 10 AM - 2 PM

    • Career Fair and Hiring Event


  • Holiday Inn, 300 Woodbury Ave., Portsmouth, NH

    • Tuesday 7th, 2 PM - 6 PM

    • Career Fair and Hiring Event


  • Holiday Inn, 300 Woodbury Ave., Portsmouth, NH

    • Tuesday 4th, 2 PM - 6 PM

    • Career Fair and Hiring Event

Bring detailed copies of your resume and proof of citizenship.

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is an equal opportunity employer

About Us

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard LogoPortsmouth Naval Shipyard's mission is the safe overhaul, repair and modernization of the U.S. Navy's nuclear-powered attack submarine fleet, specifically Los Angeles and Virginia-class submarines. Learn more about us here.




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PNS, AmeriCorps Partnership
Jan. 17, 2023 - PORTSMOUTH NAVAL SHIPYARD, Maine - Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS) entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the federal agency AmeriCorps to establish a collaborative, mutually beneficial relationship between...

PNS Cuts Ribbon For Super Flood Basin After Historic First Docking
KITTERY, ME. April 27, 2022, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard:  The shipyard held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of the Dry Dock #1 Super Flood Basin.  The super flood basin is a key project within the Navy's Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Program.   Pictured (l to r): Mr. Peter Vigue, Chair of Cianbro Company; Mr. David Bernier, Sr. Vice President, Stantec, Inc.; Capt. Frank Carroll, Officer in Charge of Construction; Mr. Steve Fahey, Shipyard Nuclear Engineering Program Department Head;  and Capt. Brian McLain, Acting Shipyard Commander.  (U.S. Navy photo by Selena Brock/Released)
May 6, 2022 - PORTSMOUTH NAVAL SHIPYARD, Maine – Portsmouth Naval Shipyard held a brief ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly constructed Dry Dock #1 Super Flood Basin on May 5.Honored guests at the ceremony included Chair of Cianbro...

PNS Cuts Ribbon at Historic Bldg. 2
KITTERY, ME. March 30, 2022, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard cut the ribbon March 30 at Building 2, one of the oldest facilities at the shipyard (circa 1864), after completing major renovations.  Pictured (r to l) cutting the ribbon:  Shipyard Commander, Capt. Michael Oberdorf; Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command - Atlantic, Rear Adm. Lore Aguayo; Nutmeg Companies, Inc. Mr. Jason Bugbee; Shipyard Nuclear Engineering and Planning Manager, Mr. Stephen Fahey, SES; and Oak Point Associates, Mr. Peter MacGovern. The Building 2 project provides a modern three story support facility while maintaining the historic character-defining architectural features of the original building. Building 2 is now a practical, and functional facility with improved ship servicing adjacencies and better day-to-day work flow, helping to increase productivity and to create a team building working environment.  (U.S. Navy photo by Jim Cleveland/Released)
March 31, 2022 - Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Reactor Servicing Support Facility in historic Building 2 on Wednesday, March 30.Honored participants in the ceremony include Shipyard Commander...

PNS Travel Office Earns "Elite" Award
KITTERY, ME. Feb. 23, 2022, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard:  Travel Office workers gather for a photo after being notified as the winner of the the FY21 Excellence in Practice Elite Award  from the Defense Travel Management Office. A virtual award ceremony will be held in March. (U.S. Navy photo by Jim Cleveland/Released)
March 3, 2022 - Portsmouth Naval Shipyard’s Travel Office was presented with the FY21 Excellence in Practice “Elite” Award March 3 during a virtual award ceremony hosted by the Defense Travel Management Office.The Travel Office processes...

PNS Delivers Santa Fe Back to the Fleet
KITTERY, ME. Feb. 15, 2022, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard:  USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) departs the shipyard for sea trials. Santa Fe was certified complete on Feb. 25, 2022 after a successful sea trials.  (U.S. Navy photo by Jim Cleveland/Released)
March 1, 2022 - Portsmouth Naval Shipyard successfully delivered USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) back to the fleet February 25 following an extensive two-year availability.Santa Fe and her crew of 16 officers and 127 enlisted personnel arrived at the...

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Holds Change of Command
KITTERY, Me. Feb. 4th 2022, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Change of Command.   Capt. Michael Oberdorf addresses the shipyard after taking command as the 87th Commander, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.  U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen and U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan delivered congratulatory remarks at the ceremony.  (U.S. Navy photo by Jim Cleveland/Released)
Feb. 4, 2022 - Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS) held a Change of Command ceremony Friday, February 4 were Captain Daniel W. Ettlich was relieved by Captain Michael C. Oberdorf as Commander, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.U.S. Senator Jeanne...
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Telephone:  207-438-1000

Address: Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

Kittery, ME 03904