Electric Boat plans on hiring many workers

GROTON, Conn. (WTNH)  –  The President of Electric Boat today said the company plans on creating hundreds of jobs this year.  According to Congressman Joe Courtney, who attended a legislative breakfast hosted by Jeffrey Geiger, the company will have an additional 840 employee’s after hiring approximately 1500 workers when attrition is factored in.

Courtney says “The strong hiring outlook for Electric Boat this year will provide a profound boost to the economy of our region and the state.  Courtney is a ranking member of the House Seapower and projection forces subcommittee, which oversees submarine and shipbuilding programs.

The jobs will be in trades, design and engineering and support.

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