Start of Day meeting and deliveries review at 0630. The day is 8 hours and 30 minutes including lunch.
I learned the basics of working for an industrial environment as a civilian vice a member of the armed forces.
My co-workers were a mix of military and civilian workers, most of whom were prior military. I enjoyed working with them.
The most difficult part of the shipyard was the nuclear controls needed for several aspects of the more rarer job orders.
I personally enjoyed working with my hands.
Great weather, and nice people
Hawaii is an expensive place to live.