Jon Dansereau is Program Manager for Submarine Alteration Installation Teams (AIT) at Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, located in Newport News, Va. Named to this position in 2023, he is responsible for all aspects of submarine work at off-site locations.
Jon began his shipbuilding career in 1988 in the Reactor Services Department overhauling the Surface Ship Support Barge used to support carrier refueling. He transitioned to the Propulsion Test Department to work the USS Enterprise Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH) as a Mechanical Test Engineer and the USS Nimitz RCOH as a Shift Test Engineer. In 2002 moved to the Radiological Control Department as an Engineering Supervisor and then promoted to Engineering Manager. In 2009 transitioned to a Construction Superintendent position and served as the Overhaul Control Engineer for the USS Roosevelt RCOH and then in 2013 a move to Carrier Fleet Support working numerous off-site Nimitz class overhauls and finishing with the USS Gerald R Ford.
Jon is a 1986 graduate of the University of Rhode Island and holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Mechanical and Ocean Engineering.
About Newport News Shipbuilding:
Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS), a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, is the nation’s sole designer, builder and refueler of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and one of only two shipyards capable of designing and building nuclear-powered submarines. NNS also provides fleet services for naval ships and recently expanded its nuclear and manufacturing expertise into Department of Energy and alternative energy business ventures. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, the shipyard’s vast facilities span more than 550 acres along two miles of waterfront on the historic James River. It is the largest industrial employer in Virginia, employing more than 23,000 people, many of whom are third and fourth generation shipbuilders. For more information, please visit www.huntingtoningalls.com.