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General Dynamics NASSCO Overview

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San Diego, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1905
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors

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General Dynamics NASSCO traces its beginnings to the working waterfront of beautiful and historic San Diego Bay. The company has been designing and building ships in San Diego’s industrial heart since 1960 and is the only full service shipyard on the West Coast of the ... Read more

Mission: The shipyard of choice for securing our nation and fueling our economy.


General Dynamics NASSCO Reviews

  • "Very good work environment"

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    Former Employee - Journeyman Rigger in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Journeyman Rigger in San Diego, CA
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at General Dynamics NASSCO full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and 401k plan

    Cons

    Not enough parking spaces for employees

    Advice to Management

    Don't always go buy the book listen to your senior hourly employees

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General Dynamics NASSCO Photos

General Dynamics NASSCO photo of: Block move
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General Dynamics NASSCO photo of: Welding
General Dynamics NASSCO photo of: USNS Hershel "Woody" Williams
General Dynamics NASSCO photo of: Palmetto State
General Dynamics NASSCO photo of: Repair
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General Dynamics NASSCO Interviews

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    Production Associate Program Interview

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    Interview

    Great interviewing staff, very friendly. There were 4 people involved, though they individually had separate questions to ask. I enjoyed the respectfulness of the interviewers. Make sure you look nice when you go.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work with us?   1 Answer
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Company Updates

  • Before steel floats through the ocean, it soars in the sky above our shipyard. Shipbuilding is truly awe-inspiring work. Watch this impressive crane lift: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMCyo

    Cranes in the Shipyard

    NASSCO's experienced rigging department coordinated a double crane lift to finish off the bow of a containership.

  • It's an honor to build the first six vessels in the new John Lewis class (T-AO 205) of ships -- a new fleet of replenishment oilers to support U.S. Navy ships at sea and aircraft assigned to aircraft carriers.

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General Dynamics NASSCO Awards & Accolades

  • Greenest Shipyard of the Year, Green Shipping USA Summit, 2017
  • Manufacturing Award, San Diego Business Journal, 2017
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