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

    Planner  Halifax 2019-03-26 Nova Scotia
    Project Controls Specialist - Ship Repair  Halifax 2019-03-22 Nova Scotia
    Magazine and Ammunition Safety Specialist  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Senior Costing Specialist  Multiple Locations 2019-03-21
    Production Controller, Ship Repair  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Test and Trials Specialist - Combat Systems  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Crane and Rigging Supervisor  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Safety Advisor - Night Shift  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Test and Trials Specialist - Propulsion Systems  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Integrated Data Environment (IDE) Project Director  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    HVAC Systems Engineer  Multiple Locations 2019-03-21
    Senior Combat Systems Manager  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Apprenticeship, Team Lead  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Senior Test and Trials Specialist - Electrical  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisors  Multiple Locations 2019-03-21
    Project Manager, CSC  Multiple Locations 2019-03-21
    Engineering Manager, System Safety and Certification  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Project Control Specialist  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Continuous Improvement Engineer  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Designated Official  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Project Manager, Ottawa  Ottawa 2019-03-21 Ontario
    Engineering Student - Mechanical, Electrical & Naval Architecture - Summer Term 2019 - Irving Shipbuilding Inc.  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Area Managers  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor, Services  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Specialist  Multiple Locations 2019-03-21
    Design Build (Test Production Module) Team Lead,  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    PLM Data Manager  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Senior Combat Systems Engineer  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Director, Engineering  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Design Build (Manufacturing Engineering and Product Data Management) Team Lead, CSC  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Change Manager (Material Requirements Planning)  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Design Build (Spatial Arrangement) Team Lead  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Auxiliary Machinery Engineer  Multiple Locations 2019-03-21
    Team Lead- Combat Systems  Multiple Locations 2019-03-21
    Technical Records Coordinator  Multiple Locations 2019-03-21
    Corporate Security Manager  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Specialist  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Change Manager (Product Lifecycle Management)  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Ship Manager, Production  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Engineer  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Test Coordinator  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Manufacturing Engineer, CSC  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Supply Chain Director, CSC  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Design Build  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Orientation Trainer - Electrical  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Engineering (Naval Architecture)  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Naval Architect, CSC  Multiple Locations 2019-03-21
    Experienced Shipfitters / Platers / Shipwrights / Metal Fabricators / Ironworkers  Multiple Locations 2019-03-21
    Senior Procurement Specialist  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Senior Systems Engineer - Piping  Multiple Locations 2019-03-21
    Manager, Project Controls CSC  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Steel Supervisor  Dartmouth 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Senior Engineering Manager, CSC  Halifax 2019-03-21 Nova Scotia
    Contract Change & Compliance Manager, CSC  Multiple Locations 2019-03-21
    Senior Platform Systems Engineer  Halifax 2019-03-18 Nova Scotia
    Orientation Trainer - Welding  Halifax 2019-03-12 Nova Scotia
    ILS Provisioning Specialist  Halifax 2019-03-12 Nova Scotia
    Senior Electrical Engineer  Halifax 2019-03-12 Nova Scotia
    Orientation Trainer - Pipe  Halifax 2019-03-12 Nova Scotia