Advanced Disciplines

Apprentices who excel in the World Class Shipbuilder Curriculum and Trades Related Education Courses and their shipbuilding discipline may be considered for an advanced discipline, where they complete strategically timed on-the-job training and academic coursework toward an associate degree offered in partnership with local community colleges.

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Advanced Shipyard Operations
A four-year program with all time, except for special rotations, spent in a waterfront trade...

Cost Estimator
Estimating apprentices will evaluate customer requirements, job scope, and more...

Dimensional Control Technician
Apprentices learn industrial measurement as well as develop accuracy control plans...

Marine Designer
Apprentices prepare a variety of engineering documents including drawings, reports...

Modeling and Simulation Program Analyst
Analysis of data to assess designs, improve processes, and make critical business decisions...

Nuclear Test Technician
Oversees all elements of reactor plant testing, mechanical and electrical, as well as to coordinate testing with trades, inspection..

Production Planner
Rotations bring experience in program planning and scheduling, work breakdown structure, operational planning, and shop floor planning...

Marine Engineer
Waterfront and engineering job rotations and coursework produce lifelong opportunities . . .