NASSCO’s employees are the single most important asset for our growth and prosperity. We need competent, industrious, dependable people. As one of the largest industrial employers in San Diego, NASSCO is committed to equal employment opportunities, as evidenced by our diverse workforce.

Career Benefits

NASSCO offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Medical and Dental Plans
  • Life, AD&D & Disability Insurance
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program at no cost, includes dependents
  • A variety of voluntary benefits to choose from, including:
    • Legal services
    • Accident/Hospital Indemnity & Critical Illness insurance
    • Pet/Auto/Home Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
  • 10 paid Holidays per year
  • Paid Time Off package
  • Paid Jury Duty leave
  • Paid Bereavement leave
  • Military/Annual Reserve Duty leave, with active duty supplemental pay, if eligible
  • Free financial counseling
  • Onsite health clinic & wellness coaching
  • Job-required medical certifications at no cost
  • Tuition reimbursement program to assist with accredited school expenses
  • Navy Federal Credit Union products and services eligibility
  • YMCA registration, cell phone, and other local discounts for employees


We are committed to ensuring all employees are properly trained for their jobs. We continually make training available to those seeking new skills for their betterment and advancement within the organization. We offer paid training programs available for technical trades, engineering and manufacturing skills as well as leadership, quality and personal development.

General Dynamics NASSCO offers a myriad of training and development opportunities for prospective and current employees from various backgrounds and skill sets. Individuals hired as students, having little to no background of maritime industry trades such as welding and outfitting, undergo an 8-week, paid trades training program to prepare them for the NASSCO workforce.

The company supports its employees with a tuition reimbursement program to local universities and colleges, supervisor and employee development programs, after-hours training and certification courses for specialized trade skills and trainee and journeyman advancement, including internal programs spearheaded by various departments throughout the company.

Employment Verification Requests

For employment verification questions, please call 619-544-3400 and ask for Staffing.