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Turnover rate: 5.3% YTD 2798 East Harbor Drive Recruiter contact information: (as of August 2015) San Diego, CA 92113 Amanda Thomas
Number of jobs available: www.nassco.com Telephone: 619- 544-3400 385 openings, 71 positions Number of employees: E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 3,584 (as of August 2015) Web site: www.nassco.com tions, while establishing strong relations through maritime technology; most re-
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General Dynamics NASSCO offers a throughout the company and preparing cently, in 2015, NASSCO launched the myriad of training and development op- participants for their future career path. world’s ? rst LNG-powered container- portunities for prospective and current The company supports its employees ship. NASSCO is also responsible for employees from various backgrounds with a tuition reimbursement program the design and construction of the U.S. and skill sets. Individuals hired as stu- to local universities and colleges, su- Navy’s semi-submersible Mobile Land- dents, having little to no background of pervisor and employee development ing Platform and A? oat Forward Stag- maritime industry trades such as weld- programs, after-hours training and cer- ing Base variant. ing and out? tting, undergo an 8-week, ti? cation courses for specialized trade NASSCO fosters a culture of personal paid trades training program to prepare skills and trainee and journeyman ad- growth and continuous improvement them for the NASSCO workforce. The vancement, including internal programs through extensive in-house and external company also offers internships for col- spearheaded by various departments training and development opportunities lege students providing them a dynamic throughout the company. for each of its employees. NASSCO is environment and perspective of the also one of the safest shipyards in the
The Case for NASSCO: shipbuilding and repair business while United States. Through its embedded enhancing their classroom knowledge General Dynamics NASSCO is the safety culture, the company is Occu- with practical skills. In addition to in- largest full service shipyard on the pational Health and Safety Assessment ternships, the company also maintains West Coast of the United States. The Series (OHSAS) Speci? cation 18001 a Professional Development Program company services a mix of both gov- certi? ed and currently maintains one of open to both internal and external appli- ernment and commercial customers for the lowest incident rate records among cants. The program involves a two year whom it has been designing, building, shipyards of its size in the U.S.
rotation throughout various organiza- and repairing large ocean-going ships Many NASSCO employees have been tions within the company including but for more than 55 years. In addition to with the company for 30 or more years. not limited to engineering, production its San Diego location, NASSCO also NASSCO’s commitment to its employ- and management. The program provides operates ship repair facilities in Nor- ees and the quality products produced employees with a holistic view of the folk, Virginia; Mayport, Florida; and for customers are the reasons why different disciplines of the company’s Bremerton, Washington. NASSCO has NASSCO is ranked among the top ship- shipbuilding, design and repair opera- long been a leader in developing break- yards in the world.
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