Why should you consider a career in submarine manufacturing?
Why climb the corporate ladder when you can dive into a greater endeavor? A career in submarine manufacturing offers a host of rewards and benefits that you won’t find in your standard 9-to-5.
The submarine manufacturing industry boasts a high demand for skilled professionals nationwide and offers competitive pay that will allow you to support yourself and your loved ones.
You’ll be immersed in the latest manufacturing technology, ranging from state-of-the-art 3D printing to advanced electromagnetic testing — tools you won’t find in your office supply room.
Experience the satisfaction of solving the most daunting problems within your field, while becoming vital to the future of manufacturing technology.
Vying for the corner office just can't compare with the feeling that comes from knowing your work serves the greater purpose of ensuring the security of our nation.
Work side-by-side with fellow seasoned craftspeople who are all united by the shared goal of building a formidable fleet of military submarines.
You will have the chance to constantly evolve your skills and mastery of new technologies throughout your career.
Master a whole new domain
Though thousands of positions are available in submarine manufacturing, the greatest demand lies in additive manufacturing, CNC machining, metrology, non-destructive testing, and welding. Explore below to see how your skill set and experience can be applied to manufacturing next-generation U.S. Naval submarines.
Put your CAD skills to the ultimate test by utilizing cutting-edge 3D printing technology to construct complex submarine parts.
Use G-Code to transform raw materials into vital submarine components.
Ensure that all systems are perfectly calibrated using the most advanced Coordinate Measuring Machines to identify and fix errors throughout the manufacturing process.
Assess the strength and reliability of submarine components using state-of-the-art ultrasonic, radiographic and magnetic testing tools.
Wield the power of your torch to create the impenetrable body and components of the beast.
We all want to have the opportunity to take on new responsibility whether it’s to grow technically or proficient in a trade. To become the expert at something, maybe even the world’s leading expert at a particular science or technology.”
I have a real passion for it. It just happens that I can provide a life for myself and my family. It’s nice to think about going forward, what technologies are out there, and what processes I can help improve. Not necessarily to leave my mark on it, but to help us all out as a whole.”
All your career questions, answered
You probably have a lot of questions about transitioning from a traditional career to one where you'll be building for the Navy. Rest assured, we have the answers to the most pressing questions we've heard, along with information that shows how you can leverage your skills for a career in the Submarine Industrial Base.
No. You do not need prior military experience to apply for a job in the Submarine Industrial Base.
Not at all. Companies are hiring manufacturers in all 50 states, so you can find employment without living on a Naval base.
Absolutely! The Submarine Industrial Base is constantly seeking skilled professionals from all kinds of industries and backgrounds.
Certainly! You will have ample chances to share your wealth of knowledge, skills, and expertise with the next generation of manufacturers and engineers.
Submarine manufacturing offers the benefits of a standard manufacturing job without the monotony of a daily routine. Our nationwide suppliers provide flexible employment options that allow you to pursue your interests while also being present for your loved ones.