Employee Benefits At Electric Boat

At General Dynamics Electric Boat, we know our team members are the foundation for our success. We’re committed to rewarding hard work, passion and loyalty with the benefit offerings that will allow our team members to best care for themselves and their families. We offer comprehensive health coverage and retirement savings as well as a generous selection of additional benefits. From employee discounts to corporate groups, activities and events, which all enhance our strong sense of community. Join our team and take advantage of the rewards and resources we provide, as well as sense of pride in your contribution to the organization.

Employee Perks

Electric Boat Athletic Club (EBAC)

EBAC offers a wide variety of athletic and hobbyist activities including floor hockey, skiing, basketball, volleyball, gardening and travel. Discounts for local and national attractions are available through the club.

Fitness Center

As a member of the Electric Boat Fitness Center, you will receive a free, comprehensive fitness assessment completed by a nationally certified health and fitness professional, followed by a supervised workout. The fitness assessment consists of a cardiovascular test, a muscular endurance test, a body fat test, a flexibility test, and a blood pressure reading. The supervised workout consists of a detailed fitness program design in conjunction with setting your short and long term goals.

Electric Boat Management Association

The Electric Boat Management Association (EBMA) is a professional society with membership open to all salaried personnel. The EBMA is dedicated to the management development of its members, with the association's goals and objectives endorsed by Electric Boat's top management. In addition to fostering the professional growth of its members, the EBMA provides networking opportunities through associated activities, along with other benefits to its members.

Di$count Hub

For many years, information about the different discounts available to General Dynamics Electric Boat employees has been scattered over many different departments and locations. Realizing that this information would be more useful if it were more easily accessible by the workforce, a coordinated effort was made to gather the specifics into one central location.

Electric Boat is proud to launch the Di$count Hub for all employees to access. Here at the Hub, you can find the codes and contact information needed in order to take advantage of the discounts available from both local and national vendors.

Discounts in the following areas:

  • Lifestyle
  • Auto
  • Travel
  • Technology
  • Local
  • Discount Tickets
  • PerksCard

Electric Boat Pharmacy

Life is challenging enough. Let the EB Family Pharmacy make it a little easier for you.

  • Get prescriptions delivered right to you in the yard or visit the Groton or Quonset Point pharmacies, Monday through Saturday.
  • Our licensed pharmacists are here to help you with any questions you may have.
  • Compared to retail pharmacies, you’ll save money on most over-the-counter medications and prescriptions.

Vanpools

Vanpools provide many benefits over traditional one-passenger commutes.

  • Lower cost of transportation
  • Reduced maintenance costs on personal vehicles
  • Reduced carbon footprint
  • Preferred parking spaces
  • Lower traffic congestion
  • Utilization of High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes

Federal tax law allows commuters to set aside up to $125 per month to pay for mass transit and vanpool fares, as well as up to $240 for qualified parking, for a combined total of up to $365 per month.

Additionally all vanpool fares are deducted pre-tax from payroll calculations resulting in additional tax benefit savings.

This can result in a tax savings for commuters of more than $900 a year.

Electric Boat Optical Shop

Groton Safety Boot Program

All MTC employees, patternmakers, security guards, are eligible to receive a tax free reimbursement on a pair of safety boots.

Employee Development

Technical Rotation Program

The mission of this program is to enable Engineers to realize their career potential by maximizing development of technical competencies.  This program will widen the engineer’s exposure to peers, experts, and management to create key networks allowing them to define and evaluate their career path.

Academic Assistance Program

The Technical Education Program provides tuition assistance for approved technical, scientific and engineering based coursework leading to academic degrees and/or professional development. If you are a full-time employee interested in obtaining a bachelor, master or doctoral degree in a technical, engineering or scientific field, you may be eligible for tuition reimbursement. If you are a full time employee interested in a single technical, engineering or scientific course, you may be eligible for reimbursement.

Business Leader Development Program

The purpose of the Business Leader Development Program is to identify and develop business leaders to assure the future of the enterprise. The success of our company is directly tied to the capabilities of our leaders, now and in the future. As program owner, the Electric Boat Executive Team has a specific focus on helping people realize their leadership potential.

Future Leader Development Program

The Future Leader program strengthens leadership competencies via learning and experience for first-line and mid-level management who have demonstrated experience in leading others. It is a 14-month cohort program with 30 selected candidates. Past experience in a leadership role is a key requirement.

Did You Know?

Electric Boat partners with the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut to help those in need of food, home heating assistance, small personal loans or essential furniture, to name a few.

Employees Community Services Association

The Electric Boat Employees' Community Services Association is made up of everyone at EB that chooses to contribute to local non-profit organizations, through both monetary contributions, and volunteering their time and talent.

Benefits - United Way

All monetary contributions are collected and allocated to a variety of local programs by a team of employees that works together to assess the local needs, and ensure that funding goes where it can make the biggest impact.

United Way Day of Caring is an event open to all employees and their families and friends to volunteer as a group to work on one-time volunteer projects at local nonprofit organizations. This program is a valuable service for our local non-profits which allow them to focus their funding on the services they provide. These events have included painting railings and walls at homeless shelters and daycare facilities, laying out mulch and reviving gardens for handicap students, as well as reading at local schools.

Additionally, our employees volunteer to collect food and products for use by the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center. Since 1988, the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center has played a key role in providing one of the building blocks to a good quality of life by feeding food insecure individuals and families all across our community. Every year, the Food Center distributes the equivalent of 2.4 million meals to more 80 food pantries, shelters, child care centers, community meal sites, and programs for the elderly.

Year round we have collections held right at the plant including everything from food, to winter coats, to school supplies. All of these collections help to fill the gaps for local families trying to get back on their feet.

Living in Southeastern Connecticut and Rhode Island

Southeastern Connecticut and Rhode Island are great places to live, work and raise a family. Experience historic charm and progressive amenities. Explore American maritime history firsthand as you climb aboard historic tall ships and stroll through a re-created 19th-century coastal village.

Benefits - Ocean

The world famous Mystic Aquarium is a local favorite, but also attracts visitors from all over for a unique aquatic experience. In the summertime, the locale offers several local beaches on Long Island Sound. Nearby Westerly, Rhode Island offers several beaches bordering the Atlantic Ocean.

Naval History is part of our roots with the Nautilus Museum and the U.S. Submarine Memorial. The United States Coast Guard Academy is located in nearby New London.

Two Native American reservations provide an insight to their culture and their history. Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun provide great dining, entertainment and unique shopping experiences.

Rhode Island may be small, but it’s packed with a rich culture, fascinating history, rich economy, excellent schools and some really great seafood restaurants. Each city, town and place within its borders brings a different flavor. Rhode Island features highly acclaimed attractions – with its prominent place in American history, treasures of architectural masterpieces, legendary coastline and urban excitement.

Whatever your hobbies or passions, you can live and enjoy them in Southeastern Connecticut and Rhode Island.

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