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General Dynamics Electric Boat Overview

Groton, CT
10000+ employees
1899
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Aerospace & Defense
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Electric Boat (EB) is a business unit of General Dynamics with headquarters in Groton, CT. Electric Boat is one of the world’s premier submarine builders.

Mission: Established in 1899, Electric Boat delivered the first submarine, the USS HOLLAND, to the U.S. Navy in 1900.Electric Boat has designed and delivered 17 of the U.S. Navy’s 20 classes of nuclear submarines. Now in its second centennial of submarine building, EB is the ... Read more

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  • Navy will award Electric Boat maintenance work on newest Virginia-class sub

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    Navy will award Electric Boat maintenance work on newest Virginia-class sub

    Groton - The Navy will award a contract to Electric Boat for initial maintenance work on the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine Indiana, a decision that U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, said will help EB avoid a projected dip in employment at the end of the year.

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General Dynamics Electric Boat – Why Work For Us?



Working At General Dynamics Electric Boat

General Dynamics Electric Boat has a proud history dating back to its incorporation on February 7, 1899, and the delivery of the first practical submarine to the U.S. Navy the following year. During the ensuing century, Electric Boat has been at the forefront of every innovation in submarine technology. Today we are the nation's premier designer and builder of nuclear submarines.

Your skills and drive are what we need at Electric Boat to pioneer the next generation of world class submarines. With the support of both colleagues and leadership, you will play an integral role in our success. These exciting challenges will energize you, allowing you to grow both personally and professionally. Few people have the opportunity to work on the design and execution of these incredible vessels. We invite you to join us as we continue to develop innovative ways to protect our nation.

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Employee Development at General Dynamics Electric Boat

Electric Boat recognizes the value of our employees and the importance of opportunities to allow them to grow.

Your innovative ideas and contributions matter here. For more than 100 years, our team members have created a tradition of excellence at General Dynamics Electric Boat, and continue to profoundly impact our national defense. We give our people the tools they need to be successful and reward that success with increased responsibility. Bring your unique skills and ambition to your position and we’ll encourage and support you as you invest in your career, our business and the important work we do.

Employee Benefits At Electric Boat

At General Dynamics Electric Boat, we know our team members are the foundation for our success. We’re committed to rewarding hard work, passion and loyalty with the benefit offerings that will allow our team members to best care for themselves and their families. We offer comprehensive health coverage and retirement savings as well as a generous selection of additional benefits. From employee discounts to corporate groups, activities and events, which all enhance our strong sense of community. Join our team and take advantage of the rewards and resources we provide, as well as sense of pride in your contribution to the organization.


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    "Premier ship-building, questionable at management level"

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    I have been working at General Dynamics Electric Boat full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Solid pay and retirement savings, many knowledgeable and experienced employees, pride in work is strong

    Cons

    Very political at the management level, bureaucracy makes positive change slow and difficult

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at General Dynamics Electric Boat (Groton, CT) in January 2018.

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    Pre-Interview:
    The process took 2-3 months. I applied online and waited to here back from them. I received a call asking to come in for an on site interview. They offered to pay for travel and paid for a hotel in Mystic which was nice.

    Interview Day:
    You park near the human resources department in the EB parking lot and go in to get your pass. The day was scheduled out for a tour of the shipyard which was awesome and they have strict no phone policy for security purposes. After the tour you come back and wait a little bit and do some paperwork with your HR rep. You then take a shuttle to the New London location and you will be picked up by your recruiter at the main desk. After the interview you talk with one of the engineers in the department and go have lunch in the company food court (paid for by EB). Once you are done with lunch they send you on your way back to the HR department to do a little more paperwork and on your way you go.

    Interview: The interview took about an hour and was laid back and was used to get a feel for how you are as a person. Went over my resume and asked questions about projects and over what EB does to an extent (they can't say a lot due to security reasons).

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Awards & Accolades

  • Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles (Gold), National Business Group on Health, 2009
  • Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles (Gold), National Business Group on Health, 2008

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