NAVFAC Hawaii, Pacific Hiring Qualified Individuals

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By Denise Emsley – PEARL HARBOR – Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii and NAVFAC Pacific, located on Oahu, are recruiting qualified candidates for positions ranging from trained civil and mechanical engineers to various tradesmen with technical expertise in remediation, air conditioning systems, and metal working.

To help communicate why its employees enjoy working for NAVFAC and its need for highly-skilled individuals, the organization’s headquarters created a new recruitment video which can be viewed on its Facebook Page at


NAVFAC’s ability to consistently deliver superior technical expertise has built an impressive reputation over the past 165 years. With an annual volume of business in excess of $18 billion, NAVFAC career opportunities exist worldwide.

“NAVFAC is a global corporation with locations across the continental United States as well as in Hawaii, Guam, Japan, Djibouti, Bahrain, Egypt, Greece and Italy,” said Matthew Tropiano, NAVFAC recruiter. “The work is demanding, rewarding and exciting with outstanding growth opportunities and benefits. Best of all, with NAVFAC, you will expand your career while bringing real value to our nation and our citizens. Come work for NAVFAC and provide the important infrastructure sailors and marines can rely on.”

NAVFAC offers civilian positions in a wide array of professional fields – for college graduates, skilled tradesmen and seasoned professionals, from interns to senior levels.

“Specifically, NAVFAC Hawaii is always looking to hire journeymen-level engineers to work in our environmental and capital improvement business lines.” said Janine Matsuo, NAVFAC Hawaii personnel management analyst. “Additionally, we are recruiting various tradesmen like welders, pipefitters, air conditioning mechanics, and wastewater plant operators for out public works business line.”

No matter what the specialty, electrical engineer or community planner, production controller or IT professional, skilled artisan or environmental protection specialist, the projects are challenging and diverse. NAVFAC employees help build schools during humanitarian missions, design state-of-the-art naval bases, rebuild bridges during disaster relief operations, construct world-class aircraft hangars and facilities and manage environmental studies.

“Job openings are announced though the Department of the Navy’s Civilian Hiring and Recruiting Tool (CHART) and USAJobs websites,” said Mastuo. “Recruiters also attend three to four job fairs a year and accept resumes which maybe reviewed under the expedited hiring program for a job offer on the spot.”

To be eligible for a career with NAVFAC, candidates must be U.S. Citizens and shall create an account with USAJobs where they are able to post their resume and search for other Department of Defense jobs. Announcements are released regularly and may close within a certain period to limit the amount of applicants.

To find jobs available at NAVFAC Hawaii, visit NAVFAC Hawaii’s website – Careers Page –

For more information about NAVFAC career opportunities, visit NAVFAC’s website – Careers Page –

Submitted by Denise Emsley, the Public Affairs Officer for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Hawaii