Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of HII

About us:

Newport News Shipbuilding is the sole designer, builder and refueler of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and one of two providers of U.S. Navy submarines. With approximately $4 billion in revenues and more than 23,000 employees, we are the largest industrial employer in Virginia and the largest shipbuilding company in the United States. We build the most advanced ships in the world using our expertise in nuclear propulsion, naval design and manufacturing. We are currently building the new  Ford-class aircraft carriers and Virginia-class fast-attack submarines, and performing Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) on Nimitz-class aircraft carriers. We provide fleet services for our ships worldwide. Founded as the Chesapeake Dry Dock and Construction Co. in 1886, Newport News Shipbuilding has built more than 800 ships, including both naval and commercial ships. Located in Newport News, Va., our facilities span more than 550 acres, strategically positioned in one of the great harbors of the East Coast.

Work location(s):

Our primary work location is Newport News, Virginia.

Our benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Plan Options
  • Savings Plan Options (401K)
  • Competitive Pay
  • Paid Holidays (including Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Onsite Health & Wellness Center
  • Free Onsite Fitness Classes
  • Employee Discounts
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability Insurance
  • Family Medical Leave (eligible after one year of service)
  • Jury Duty/Witness Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Service & Retirement Awards
  • Tuition Reimbursement


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