Electric Boat

Shipboard Electrician

Requisition ID
Electrical Trades
Remaining Openings
Post End
1st, 2nd, 3rd




General Dynamics 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

Electric Boat site in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Hourly Technicians – Electricians will be responsible for performing submarine shipboard installation and manufacturing work. Candidates must be experienced in naval submarine/shipboard maintenance and modernization activity and be flexible as well as adaptable, working in a team environment.  Shipboard electrical manufacturing skills and associated mechanical skills are required to accomplish this work.  These include, but are not limited to: electrical cable removal and installation: electrical connections, including fiber-optical; and electrical and electronics troubleshooting and testing.  Candidates should be experienced in reading blueprints, and possess appropriate math skills for establishing or determining ship's lines to position components for installation. Candidates must be willing to learn new skills and apply them as needed with the appropriate training and supervision. All candidates must be willing to support the company’s goals of safety, quality, cost, schedule and continuous improvement.

Education/ Experience


High school diploma / GED or equivalent required. 

At least 5 years of experience in shipboard installation, repair and/or manufacturing environments.

Not an entry level position; EB is looking for skilled shipboard electricians who can perform their assignments with reasonable direction and oversight.

Ability to use Navy ship’s drawings, technical manuals, ship’s system manuals, task group instructions (TGIs), and controlled work packages.

Ability to perform the functions of the craft to comply with procedural standards and policies in a safe manner.



Vocational school and military experience desired.

Electric motor repair/rewinding experience desired.
Logistics/supply chain experience (military or other) desired.




Candidates must be willing to travel and accept extended out of area work assignments, as well as various working shift assignments.

A DoD secret clearance is required as a condition of employment.

No relocation.      


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