Cherry Point, NC

The Work We Do
The group at the NAVAIR Fleet Readiness Center East at Cherry Point provides engineering support for a variety of aircraft, engines and components for all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. A forerunner in performance-based logistics initiatives, Cherry Point is aggressive and willing to team/partner with private industry to provide more reliable and available assets to the fleet. Whether repairing aircraft or parts, making or ordering new parts, performing complete aircraft investigations and stress tests, or providing engineering support to the fleet, this team works to integrate unique capabilities for airborne weapons systems that are technologically superior and readily available

The Center is a unique location; customers include 202 different Navy and Marine Corps activities, 24 foreign nations, five U.S. Air Force activities, three U.S. Army activities and two other federal agencies. Cherry Point is the only source of repair within the continental United States for many jet engines and rotary wing engines, as well as turbofan vectored thrust engines.

Living & Working in Cherry Point
Cherry Point is located on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast, a boater’s paradise just south of the Outer Banks. Sailing, surfing, fishing and diving are just a few of the recreations available to you any time. Our outstanding on-base recreation facilities include an 18-hole golf course, indoor and outdoor pools, intramural sports fields, auto skills center, bowling center, children and youth programs, travel office, two marinas and a movie theater. Beaches and waterways are nearby, housing is plentiful and affordable, and a weekend Master’s degree program from Boston University’s local campus provides a perfect way to use your tuition reimbursement. 

NAVAIR provides incredible opportunity to continue growing professionally. At Cherry Point, you’ll have access to an Executive Leadership Program as well as a Leadership Development Program, in addition to the internships and recent graduate opportunities that exist throughout NAVAIR. In addition to the Master’s opportunities through Boston University, you’ll also have access to Craven Community College and Havelock Campus, an NC State Engineering satellite location 

Cherry Point Stats
3,700 civilian, military and contractor personnel
North Carolina’s largest industrial employer east of Interstate 95
145 acres on a Marine Air base
Facility valued at an estimated $916 million
128 buildings

Who We Hire

  • Engineering

    • Aerospace Engineers
    • Chemical Engineers
    • Computer Engineers
    • Electrical Engineers
    • Industrial Engineers
    • Material Engineers
    • Mechanical Engineers
  • Science

    • Chemists
    • Computer Scientists
    • Physicists
  • Business and Related Fields

    • Logisticians
    • Contract Specialists
    • Financial Management Analysts
    • Administrative Professionals
  • Production Fields

    • Fabricators
    • Painters
    • Sandblasters
    • Mechanics
    • Electricans
    • Sheet Metal Workers

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