Job Description


Shipyard Staffing is currently seeking General Laborers in Norfolk and Newport News, VA. General Laborers will be responsible for supporting a variety of general labor tasks. Laborers will perform mostly trash recovery, onboard ship cleaning, pier and dry-dock floor sweeping, shoveling sandblast grit and pressure washing.


General Laborer Requirements:

  • No experience needed, must be willing to learn and have strong attendance

  • Must be able to meet all physical requirements of standing, walking, climbing stairs, light to heavy lifting, carrying, twisting, kneeling, stooping and bending.

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs.

  • Must follow all safety rules and regulations for safe operations


For immediate consideration, please send your resume to


Shipyard Staffing Benefits

  • Medical

  • Dental 

  • Vision

  • 401K

  • Life Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability


At Shipyard Staffing we are "Empowering the People who Empower the World". Construction and Defense contractors are the ones on the front lines building the infrastructure and assets that power our nation. We aim to make placement easier and more accessible while providing a better experience for these contractors and clients. 


Shipyard Staffing is a drug free company. Shipyard Staffing is an EOE AA/M/F/VHo/D.

Application Instructions

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