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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.mil 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.


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)


NORFOLK NAVAL SHIPYARD in Portsmouth, Virginia, is one of the largest shipyards in the world specializing in repairing, overhauling and modernizing ships and submarines. It's the oldest industrial facility that belongs to the U.S. Navy and it's also the most multifaceted. This web site was designed to introduce you to the vast industrial capabilities available at NNSY and to invite you to take a closer look at what NNSY has to offer.
USS George H.W. Bush

USS George H. W. Bush Arrives at NNSY for PIA

PORTSMOUTH, Virginia - USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) arrived at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) June 16 for an extended Planned Incremental Availability (PIA).
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Norfolk Naval Shipyard

NORFOLK NAVAL SHIPYARD - Founded on November 1, 1767

NNSY Mission

NNSY MISSION - Service to the Fleet, Any Ship, Any Time, Any Where.
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NNSY Vision

NNSY VISION - Norfolk Naval Shipyard 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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NNSY Values

NNSY VALUES - Character – through Integrity and Intent. Competence – through Capability and Results.

For inclement weather updates call NNSY's Information Line at 396-9551

NNSY Fraud Waste and Mis-Management HOTLINE 757-396-7971 or NNSY_IG_HOTLINE@navy.mil




Contractor & Non-NNSY Government Agency (NNGA) Access to OSHECM Chapter 250, NNSY’s Hazardous Energy Control (HEC) Program, Lockout/Tags-Plus (LOTP) and OSHA 29 CFR 1915.89 Hazardous Energy Control: For all NNSY Service and Rental Contracts involving hazardous energy control work, Contractors and Non-NNSY Government Agencies (NNGAs) must follow NNSY’s Hazardous Energy Control (HEC) Program, Lockout/Tags-Plus (LOTP) and also meet OSHA 1915.89 requirements.  The following hyperlinks will direct you to this information.

Corporate OSHECM Chapter 250 (NNSY)

Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Shipyard Employment (OSHA)