Newport News Shipbuilding Hiring Hundreds of New College Graduate Engineers

Newport News Hiring Event

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: 

NNS will be interviewing this spring and hosting hiring events throughout the year for recent or May/June 2023 college graduates.

NNS is currently accepting applications for the following entry-level, E1, positions. Applications will be accepted until May 4.

To apply, or learn more about each position:

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:

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. NNS is the largest industrial employer in Virginia employing more than 25,000 shipbuilders and the largest shipbuilding company in the United States. HII is pleased to announce Forbes has listed us as one of America’s Best Large Employers for 2023. HII is just one of two aerospace and defense companies in the Top 50! 

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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