Irving Shipbuilding Inc.

Marine, Industrial Manufacturing and Services

Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is one of Eastern Canada’s leading industrial groups. The integrated team of companies operates in the Marine, Industrial Manufacturing and Services sectors to provide world class shipbuilding and repair, drill rig construction and conversion, offshore fabrication, industrial manufacturing, engineering, supply chain management and quality and technical services.

Industrial market segments serviced include oil and gas, petrochemical, power generation, pulp and paper, transportation, mining and related heavy industries.

Irving Shipbuilding Inc. has its primary office at the Halifax Shipyard with other locations in the Maritime Provinces. The Company has been building quality vessels and fabricated modules for almost 50 years.

Halifax Shipyard is growing its workforce to meet requirements for several major projects, including the mid-life modernization of seven HALIFAX-class frigates for the Canadian Navy known as the FELEX Program. The yard is currently in the process of hiring management and technical positions. By the end of this year, the yard plans to more than double its staff levels, and trade positions are expected to almost triple by this time next year.

Management & Technical Positions
  • Accounting
  • Administration
  • Completions
  • Data Management
  • Drafting - All Disciplines
  • Engineering - Electrical, Industrial, Marine, Mechanical and Naval Architecture
  • Estimating
  • Health, Safety & Environment
  • Human Resources
  • IT
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Planning - All Disciplines
  • Process Improvement
  • Production Management - All Disciplines / Trades
  • Production Supervision - All Disciplines / Trades
  • Project Management
  • Quality Assurance / Quality Control Scheduling
  • Supply Chain
Trade Positions
  • Burner
  • Crane Operator
  • Electrician
  • Engine Fitter
  • Ironworker
  • Joiner / Stager / Carpenter / Scaffolder
  • Labourer
  • Loftsman
  • Machinist
  • Pipe Fitter
  • Maintenance
  • Painter / Blaster
  • Rigger
  • Sheet Metal
  • Warehouse
  • Welder

For more specific details regarding our openings please see 'Current Opportunities' listings below. However we are accepting resumes for all of our positions listed above at any time. If you are interested in a career with Irving Shipbuilding Inc. Please visit our Careers Site and apply today.

For more information about our company, our products and our services please visit www.irvingshipbuilding.com.

To learn about other job opportunities with the J.D. Irving family of companies, please visit careers.jdirving.com.

Current Opportunities

  Career Title Location Date Posted Region

    Senior Advanced Planner  Dartmouth 2022-12-07 Nova Scotia
    Junior Requirements Engineer  Dartmouth 2022-12-07 Nova Scotia
    Junior Combat Systems Specialist  Dartmouth 2022-12-07 Nova Scotia
    Metal Fabricator, Red Seal - Woodside Industries, Local 73  Dartmouth 2022-12-06 Nova Scotia
    Welder, Red Seal - Woodside Industries, Local 73  Dartmouth 2022-12-06 Nova Scotia
    Supportability Manager, Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC)  Dartmouth 2022-12-05 Nova Scotia
    Validation and Acceptance Engineer  Dartmouth 2022-12-05 Nova Scotia
    Quality Assurance Engineer  Halifax 2022-12-05 Nova Scotia
    Project Manager, Project Engineering  Dartmouth 2022-12-05 Nova Scotia
    Risk Analyst   Dartmouth 2022-12-04 Nova Scotia
    Senior Marine Systems Engineer   Dartmouth 2022-12-04 Nova Scotia
    Senior Software Assurance Engineer  Dartmouth 2022-12-04 Nova Scotia
    Assistant Project Manager  Dartmouth 2022-12-03 Nova Scotia
    Project Management Administrator   Dartmouth 2022-12-03 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Industrial Engineering  Dartmouth 2022-12-03 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead, Field Service Engineering  Halifax 2022-12-03 Nova Scotia
    Engineering Co-op Student - Winter 2023  Dartmouth 2022-12-03 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead, CSC Electrical Systems  Dartmouth 2022-12-03 Nova Scotia
    Pipefitter, Apprentice - HSL, Local 1  Halifax 2022-12-02 Nova Scotia
    Planning Co-op Student - Winter 2023  Halifax 2022-12-02 Nova Scotia
    Engine Fitter, Red Seal - HSL, Local 1  Halifax 2022-12-02 Nova Scotia
    Metal Fabricator, Red Seal - HSL, Local 1  Halifax 2022-12-02 Nova Scotia
    Welder, Red Seal - HSL, Local 1  Halifax 2022-12-02 Nova Scotia
    Director, Cost Estimating   Halifax 2022-12-02 Nova Scotia
    Senior Certification Engineer  Dartmouth 2022-12-02 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Planning  Dartmouth 2022-12-02 Nova Scotia
    Stagebuilder/ Scaffolder - HSL, Local 1  Halifax 2022-12-02 Nova Scotia
    Pipefitter, Red Seal - HSL, Local 1  Halifax 2022-12-02 Nova Scotia
    Material Management Specialist  Dartmouth 2022-12-02 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Field Service Engineering  Halifax 2022-12-02 Nova Scotia
    Engine Fitter, Apprentice - HSL, Local 1  Halifax 2022-12-02 Nova Scotia
    Cybersecurity Architect  Dartmouth 2022-12-01 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead, Talent Acquisition  Dartmouth 2022-12-01 Nova Scotia
    Senior Naval Architect  Dartmouth 2022-12-01 Nova Scotia
    Senior Quality Specialist  Dartmouth 2022-11-30 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead, Supply Chain  Dartmouth 2022-11-30 Nova Scotia
    Engineer, Platform Systems Delivery  Dartmouth 2022-11-30 Nova Scotia
    Assistant Project Manager  Dartmouth 2022-11-30 Nova Scotia
    Information Management Specialists  Dartmouth 2022-11-28 Nova Scotia
    Senior Production Technologist, Manufacturing Data  Halifax 2022-11-28 Nova Scotia
    Industrial Engineer, CSC  Dartmouth 2022-11-28 Nova Scotia
    Propulsion Systems Engineer  Dartmouth 2022-11-28 Nova Scotia
    Logistics and Inventory Analyst  Halifax 2022-11-28 Nova Scotia
    Senior Mechanical Systems Engineer  Halifax 2022-11-28 Nova Scotia
    Project Coordinator, Facilities  Halifax 2022-11-28 Nova Scotia
    Production Controller, Manufacturing Engineering  Halifax 2022-11-27 Nova Scotia
    Modeling and Simulation Specialist - Systems Engineering  Dartmouth 2022-11-27 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Contracts  Dartmouth 2022-11-27 Nova Scotia
    Project Specialist, GFX Integration   Dartmouth 2022-11-27 Nova Scotia
    Pipefitter, Red Seal - HSL, Local 1  Halifax 2022-11-26 Nova Scotia
    Finance Co-op Student - Winter 2023  Dartmouth 2022-11-26 Nova Scotia
    Senior Organizational Development Specialist  Dartmouth 2022-11-26 Nova Scotia
    Production Planner  Halifax 2022-11-25 Nova Scotia
    Senior Planner  Halifax 2022-11-25 Nova Scotia
    Fleet Introduction Specialist   Dartmouth 2022-11-24 Nova Scotia
    Fleet Introduction Manager  Dartmouth 2022-11-24 Nova Scotia
    Quality Control Inspector, Electrical  Halifax 2022-11-24 Nova Scotia
    Legal Assistant   Halifax 2022-11-24 Nova Scotia
    Supply Chain Specialist   Halifax 2022-11-24 Nova Scotia
    Quality Control Inspector, Structure  Halifax 2022-11-24 Nova Scotia
    Manufacturing Engineer  Dartmouth 2022-11-24 Nova Scotia
    HSL - Welder  Halifax 2022-11-24 Nova Scotia
    Hull Outfitting Specialist   Dartmouth 2022-11-23 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor, Steel  Dartmouth 2022-11-23 Nova Scotia
    Associate Procurement Specialist - Procurement, Ship Repair, Local 28  Halifax 2022-11-23 Nova Scotia
    Co-op Student, Supply Chain Integration - Winter 2023  Dartmouth 2022-11-23 Nova Scotia
    Information Systems, Capability Manager  Dartmouth 2022-11-23 Nova Scotia
    Configuration and Information Management Coordinator  Dartmouth 2022-11-22 Nova Scotia
    Senior Communications Specialist  Halifax 2022-11-22 Nova Scotia
    Senior Project Management Specialist  Dartmouth 2022-11-22 Nova Scotia
    Assistant Project Managers  Dartmouth 2022-11-22 Nova Scotia
    Software Assurance Team Lead, Systems Engineering  Dartmouth 2022-11-22 Nova Scotia
    Material Planner  Halifax 2022-11-21 Nova Scotia
    Supplier Outreach Specialist   Dartmouth 2022-11-21 Nova Scotia
    Production Director  Halifax 2022-11-21 Nova Scotia
    Navigation Systems Engineer  Dartmouth 2022-11-21 Nova Scotia
    Planner, Electrical   Halifax 2022-11-21 Nova Scotia
    Intermediate Requirements Engineer  Dartmouth 2022-11-21 Nova Scotia
    Director, Engineering - Platform and Spatial Design  Dartmouth 2022-11-21 Nova Scotia
    Sr. Procurement Specialist, Shipbuilding  Dartmouth 2022-11-21 Nova Scotia
    Intermediate Procurement Specialist, Shipbuilding  Dartmouth 2022-11-21 Nova Scotia
    Sr. Procurement Specialist  Dartmouth 2022-11-21 Nova Scotia
    Security Assurance Specialist  Multiple Locations 2022-11-21
    Associate Supply Chain Specialist   Dartmouth 2022-11-21 Nova Scotia
    Director, Human Resources   Halifax 2022-11-21 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor, Pipe (Ship Repair)  Halifax 2022-11-21 Nova Scotia
    Business Intelligence Specialist  Halifax 2022-11-21 Nova Scotia
    Intermediate Procurement Specialist  Dartmouth 2022-11-21 Nova Scotia
    Junior Engineer, Above Water Sensors  Dartmouth 2022-11-19 Nova Scotia
    Information Security Specialist   Halifax 2022-11-19 Nova Scotia
    Electrician, Red Seal - HSL, Local 1  Halifax 2022-11-19 Nova Scotia
    HSL - Metal Fabricator/Ironworker  Halifax 2022-11-18 Nova Scotia
    HSL - Spray Painter  Halifax 2022-11-18 Nova Scotia
    HSL - Electrician  Halifax 2022-11-18 Nova Scotia
    Senior Project Management Specialist   Dartmouth 2022-11-18 Nova Scotia
    Associate Procurement Specialist   Halifax 2022-11-17 Nova Scotia
    Junior Scheduler  Dartmouth 2022-11-17 Nova Scotia
    Junior Engineer, Combat Systems  Dartmouth 2022-11-17 Nova Scotia
    Stagebuilder/ Scaffolder - Woodside Industries, Local 73  Multiple Locations 2022-11-16
    Combat Systems Specialist   Dartmouth 2022-11-16 Nova Scotia
    Industrial Participation and Value Proposition Project Manager   Halifax 2022-11-16 Nova Scotia
    CSC Proposal Specialist  Dartmouth 2022-11-15 Nova Scotia
    Compliance Assurance Specialist   Halifax 2022-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Information Security Specialist  Dartmouth 2022-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Quality Control Co-op Student - Winter 2023  Halifax 2022-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Cost Analyst, Implementation   Dartmouth 2022-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Facilities and Maintenance Co-op Student - Winter 2023  Halifax 2022-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Project Controls Specialist, Implementation   Dartmouth 2022-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Information Security Assistant - FMS  Halifax 2022-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Business Student Opportunities - Winter 2023 Co-op  Halifax 2022-11-13 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor - Electrical (Ship Repair)  Halifax 2022-11-13 Nova Scotia
    Engineering Student Opportunities - Winter 2023 Co-op  Halifax 2022-11-13 Nova Scotia
    Maritime Industry Security Specialist  Dartmouth 2022-11-12 Nova Scotia
    Senior Project Procurement Specialists  Halifax 2022-11-12 Nova Scotia
    Intermediate Procurement Specialists  Dartmouth 2022-11-12 Nova Scotia
    Associate Procurement Specialist   Dartmouth 2022-11-12 Nova Scotia
    Information Systems, Capability Manager  Dartmouth 2022-11-12 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor, Steel (Ship Repair)  Halifax 2022-11-12 Nova Scotia
    Quality Control Inspector, Combat Systems  Halifax 2022-11-11 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead, Program Support   Halifax 2022-11-11 Nova Scotia
    Quality Assurance Engineer  Halifax 2022-11-11 Nova Scotia
    Area Manager, Steel Outfit (Night Shift)  Halifax 2022-11-11 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor, Pipe (Ship Repair)  Halifax 2022-11-11 Nova Scotia
    Health, Safety and Environmental Specialist  Halifax 2022-11-11 Nova Scotia
    Security Risk Assessment Specialist   Dartmouth 2022-11-10 Nova Scotia
    NSCC Students - 5 week workterm - 2023  Halifax 2022-11-09 Nova Scotia
    Engineering Quality Control Analyst  Halifax 2022-11-09 Nova Scotia
    Contracts Specialist  Dartmouth 2022-11-09 Nova Scotia
    ILS Spares Management Specialist  Halifax 2022-11-08 Nova Scotia
    Quality Control Manager  Halifax 2022-11-08 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor  Halifax 2022-11-08 Nova Scotia
    Project Manager, CSC  Dartmouth 2022-11-08 Nova Scotia