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Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of HII, will be hiring hundreds of entry-level (Engineer 1) positions this year to support work in its Engineering and Design (E&D) and Nuclear Propulsion (NPD) divisions.

NNS is offering engineering graduates who are hired:

  • Exciting and challenging work engineering the most complex ships in the world
  • Starting pay now more than $73K
  • $2000 sign-on bonus (for select positions)
  • $5000 for relocation (for graduates who live 50 miles or further from Newport News, VA and only for select positions)
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement for graduate school
  • Remote work options for select positions
  • 401K company match and more

NNS will be interviewing and hosting hiring events throughout the year.

To apply, search here for Engineer 1 opportunities.

Newport News Shipbuilding has opportunities for entry-level Electrical, Mechanical and Structural engineers.

Apply here:

In addition, current NNS employees who REFER a friend who is hired to an Engineer 1 (ABET accredited) position could earn a $1000 employee referral cash bonus award. To learn more, or refer someone, visit:

About our Engineering & Design division:

Our Engineering and Design team at Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) is responsible for designing and testing the most complex and technically advanced nuclear powered aircraft carriers and submarines in the world to protect the freedom of our country. We look for people who strive for excellence and have a pioneering spirit to utilize state of the art engineering analysis tools, model based engineering processes, and augmented and virtual reality tools that are enabling us to master the art of digital shipbuilding.

At NNS, our employees have incredible opportunities to learn and grow in a team environment where they can make a positive impact from their first day. Our purpose is to INSPIRE people to share ideas and TRANSFORM processes and procedures to INNOVATE technical solutions and products. Our goal is to lead the way in producing the highest quality engineering and design products and services for our customers by showcasing our people, technical skills, and our project management capabilities across nearly every engineering and design discipline.

About our Nuclear Propulsion division:

The NNS NPD division is a team of more than 1600 professionals who represent the company’s leadership and technical nuclear program expertise. The NPD division provides design, engineering, planning, reactor services, testing, radiological control, production refueling and nuclear support for aircraft carriers, submarines and nuclear facilities.

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