Sunday, June 16, 2024

They’re one of the largest Hampton Roads employers, and they’re hiring

Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth announced it has immediate full-time openings for skilled mechanics.

NNSY has career opportunities available for all production skill trades, which includes machinists, riggers, quality assurance specialists, and more.

Congress has granted temporary Direct Hire Authority for certain occupations at NNSY so large numbers of civilian employees can be hired quickly, according to a news release from the Navy.

Prospective applicants should bring copies of their resumes and be prepared to be interviewed at the career fair. All applicants must be U.S. citizens and be able to pass government security investigations.

All interested parties should email their resume to

NNSY, a field activity of the Naval Sea Systems Command, is the oldest industrial facility belonging to the Navy, and specializes in repairing, overhauling and modernizing ships and submarines. It’s the fourth largest employer in the Hampton Roads area with 10,500 civilians, according to the news release.

Go to the Naval Shipyard’s website for information.

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