A testament to the countless people who help create them
The men and women who build U.S. Naval submarines hail from Virginia, Florida, California, Alaska, and all throughout this country. Visionaries shape its sleek hull, artisans meticulously craft its intricate machinery, and inspectors ensure its unwavering strength. Its creation exemplifies the unity of purpose and steadfast commitment and reminds us that everyone has a meaningful role in this grand endeavor.
We need craftspeople with all levels of experience
A wide range of opportunities is available to people with varying levels of talent and experience. There are roles for the novice exploring and researching new career paths. Roles for the service members who defended our nation and are looking for a way to continue to serve. And roles for the machinery masters looking to turn everyday materials into the ultimate technological marvel.
Whether you're fresh out of school, a beginner in the field, or possess basic skills, there are numerous careers and training programs available for you to get started in submarine manufacturing.
The Submarine Industrial Base offers many job opportunities that give you the chance to continue serving the nation while building a stable civilian career.
Calling all creators, shapers, inspectors, experimenters and makers
We need your skills to help propel the future of U.S. submarine manufacturing. Though thousands of positions are available, the greatest demand lies in additive manufacturing, CNC machining, metrology, non-destructive testing and welding.
For the creators
3D print the parts that run the submarine.
For the shapers
Turn everyday materials into extraordinary submarine components using state-of-the-art technology.
For the inspectors
Use your knack for numbers and keen eye to ensure quality and spot mistakes through every step of the submarine manufacturing process.
For the experimenters
Ensure that every submarine component is functional and optimal through rigorous trials and evaluations.
For the makers
Use your fusing powers to create impenetrable bonds that keep seawater out and hold power in.
There are more ways to move our mission forward
In addition to the highly in-demand roles, we are seeking to fill plenty of other positions that play an integral part in our pursuit of constructing a fleet of next-generation submarines.See All Careers
Environmental Health & Safety Officer
Heavy Equipment Operators
Training & Development Specialist
No experience? No problem.
The Accelerated Training in Defense Manufacturing (ATDM) program is specifically designed to teach you the skills needed to build submarines. In just four months, you’ll graduate with industry-recognized certifications that make you ready to be hired.