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.

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Current Opportunities

  Career Title Location Date Posted Region

    Quality Assurance Engineer  Halifax 2020-08-06 Nova Scotia
    Business Architect  Dartmouth 2020-08-06 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Engineer  Dartmouth 2020-08-06 Nova Scotia
    Director, Financial Planning & Analysis  Dartmouth 2020-08-05 Nova Scotia
    Riggers  Shelburne 2020-08-05 Nova Scotia
    Welders  Multiple Locations 2020-08-04
    Electricians  Multiple Locations 2020-08-04
    Production Director  Halifax 2020-08-03 Nova Scotia
    Senior Vice President, Canadian Surface Combatant Program  Halifax 2020-08-02 Nova Scotia
    Senior System Safety Engineer  Halifax 2020-08-01 Nova Scotia
    Information Management Specialist - Senior  Dartmouth 2020-08-01 Nova Scotia
    Engineer - Platform System Delivery  Dartmouth 2020-07-31 Nova Scotia
    Manufacturing Engineer  Dartmouth 2020-07-31 Nova Scotia
    Systems Engineer  Halifax 2020-07-30 Nova Scotia
    CSC Risk Manager  Halifax 2020-07-29 Nova Scotia
    Team Leader, Field Service Engineering  Halifax 2020-07-28 Nova Scotia
    Underwater Warfare System Integration Specialist  Halifax 2020-07-28 Nova Scotia
    Talent Management Specialist  Halifax 2020-07-27 Nova Scotia
    Quality Control Team Lead  Halifax 2020-07-26 Nova Scotia
    Senior Procurement Specialist  Halifax 2020-07-26 Nova Scotia
    Supply Chain Solutions Specialist  Dartmouth 2020-07-24 Nova Scotia
    Deputy Project Director  Halifax 2020-07-24 Nova Scotia
    Software Assurance Engineer  Dartmouth 2020-07-24 Nova Scotia
    Project Manager, CSC  Halifax 2020-07-24 Nova Scotia
    Process Development Specialist  Dartmouth 2020-07-24 Nova Scotia
    Project Engineering Manager  Halifax 2020-07-23 Nova Scotia
    Scheduler  Dartmouth 2020-07-23 Nova Scotia
    Change Manager (Product Lifecycle Management)  Dartmouth 2020-07-23 Nova Scotia
    Senior Estimator  Dartmouth 2020-07-21 Nova Scotia
    Intermediate Procurement Specialist  Dartmouth 2020-07-21 Nova Scotia
    Combat Management System Software Engineer  Dartmouth 2020-07-21 Nova Scotia
    Industrial Mechanics/Millwrights  Shelburne 2020-07-21 Nova Scotia
    Chief Engineer  Multiple Locations 2020-07-20
    Senior Combat Systems Engineer  Halifax 2020-07-19 Nova Scotia
    Senior Procurement Specialist  Halifax 2020-07-19 Nova Scotia
    Assistant Project Manager, CSC  Multiple Locations 2020-07-19
    Underwater Warfare Capability Manager  Dartmouth 2020-07-18 Nova Scotia
    Communications Capability Manager  Dartmouth 2020-07-18 Nova Scotia
    Senior Commissioning Manager  Halifax 2020-07-18 Nova Scotia
    Communications Student - Fall Term 2020  Halifax 2020-07-16 Nova Scotia
    Engine Fitter Supervisors  Halifax 2020-07-15 Nova Scotia
    Business Adoption Lead - IDE  Dartmouth 2020-07-13 Nova Scotia
    Ship Manager  Halifax 2020-07-11 Nova Scotia
    Senior Electrical Engineer  Halifax 2020-07-10 Nova Scotia
    Quality Control Inspector  Halifax 2020-07-10 Nova Scotia
    Engineering Student - Fall Term 2020 - Irving Shipbuilding Inc.  Halifax 2020-07-09 Nova Scotia
    Systems Engineering Manager  Dartmouth 2020-07-08 Nova Scotia
    Senior Hull Outfit Aviation Engineer  Halifax 2020-07-08 Nova Scotia