General Dynamics Electric Boat

Inside Machinist - Semi-Skilled

Requisition ID
Seat Location
EB Groton Shipyard
Building Trades
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Security Clearance Required
Number of Openings



  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K Plan
  • Paid Vacation and holidays
  • Shift Premium
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Commuter/Rideshare Van Services
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Safety Boot Reimbursement Program
  • Hourly Rates from $20.53 - $24.53

Electric Boat is the premier designer and builder of nuclear powered submarines for the US Navy and we are experiencing a period of unprecedented growth! We are looking for people who want to learn and grow within our Inside Machinist Department as we continue to build the most advanced submarines.


Interested in learning a new trade, but don't have any experience yet?

Apply today! As long as you are eager and willing to learn, we will provide training to teach you how to excel as an Inside Machinist. In collaboration with the State of Connecticut, Electric Boat offers pre-employment training (EWIB) to get you started on learning the fundamentals of the trade.


To register for EWIB:


Support Services that EWIB provides: 

  • Attendance Stipends
  • Transportation Assistance
    • Mileage Reimbursement (IRS Rate)
    • Car Based Solutions (car repairs, registration, auto insurance)
    • Organizing Uber or Taxi rides
  • Childcare assistance
  • Clothing or boots
  • Rent, Utilities, Technology, and other supports

***Not required for current Electric Boat Employees***


Job Responsibilities:


The Inside Machinist is responsible for:

  • The setup and machining of components on manual and CNC lathes, mills, Horizontal Boring machines, multi axis machining centers, wire EDM etc. 
  • Precision measurement of part dimensions. 
  • Completion of hard-copy and electronic documentation.
  • Work with little to no supervisory experience.

You must be able to work and train on all shifts. 



  • Must have a High School Diploma, GED, or be a current High School Senior
  • 0-5 years of experience with CNC Machining set-up, Programming, or Operating Machines
  • Must be able to work all shifts
  • Must know how to read blueprints


  • Technical School education
  • Successful completion of the Eastern CT Workforce Investment Board (EWIB) Manufacturing Pipeline Initiative training program


  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical detail drawings, including GD&T, G&M codes and weld joint symboling
  • Proficiency in the use of precision measuring tools
  • Computer literacy
  • Proficiency in shop mathematics
  • Must be detail and goal oriented
  • Always practice a "Safety First" mentality.
  • Must be able to use hand tools and portable power tools.

Physical Qualifications

Climbing, Crawling, Heavy Lifting, Kneeling, Light Lifting, Medium Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Stooping, Twisting

Environmental Attributes

Acids or Alkalis, Cold, Dry, Dusty, Fumes, Hot, Inside, Noise, Oily


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