Electric Boat

  • Carpenter (Semi-Skilled)

    Requisition ID
    Carpentry Trades
    Remaining Openings
    Post End
    1st, 2nd, 3rd
  • Overview

    General Dynamics Electric Boat is the world’s foremost designer and builder of nuclear submarines, the most complex machines made by man. The company’s industry leadership extends back over a century to 1899 when it produced the U.S. Navy's first commissioned undersea warship. Today, Electric Boat prides itself on being the premier shipbuilding company in the industry. We develop and apply state of the art technology to the design and construction of nuclear powered submarines. With a team of highly skilled and dedicated employees, we have successfully taken submarine technology to a new level.


    General Dynamics Electric Boat is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    Job Description

    Candidate must be able to interpret technical manuals, shipyard procedures, test documents, blueprints, diagrams, and perform basic layout functions.  Willing to take road jobs and the ability to work all shifts.  Carpenters use blueprints, layout, and measurement skills to perform many jobs in submarine construction.  They must be able to safely use a variety of pneumatic and electrical power tools necessary to cut, modify, and install materials.  Carpenters install thermal and acoustic insulation, manufacture and install keel blocks, install lead, damping materials, deck tile throughout many compartments and spaces on the submarine and provide linesman services for the shipyard  They construct staging, establish and layout ship's reference points and support the moving and launching of the submarine.  Work conditions may include elevated platforms and confined spaces.  Individuals are required to possess their own basic hand tools.

    Education/ Experience

    High school diploma or equivalent preferred. 

    6 months of experience is preferred. 


    Vocational, Technical Colleges, Apprentice programs, Military, shipbuilding, manufacturing and automotive experience preferred.  Consideration will be given to employees on layoff status.

    Physical Qualifications

    Climbing, Color Vision, Crawling, Kneeling, Light Lifting, Medium Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Stooping, Twisting

    Environmental Attributes

    Acids or Alkalis, Cold, Dry, Dusty, Fumes, Hot, Inside, Noise, Oily, Outside, Wet


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