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

    Procurement Category Manager  Halifax 2018-11-17 Nova Scotia
    Director, Engineering  Halifax 2018-11-16 Nova Scotia
    Associate Procurement Specialist  Halifax 2018-11-16 Nova Scotia
    Production Resource Coordinator  Halifax 2018-11-15 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Field Service Engineering  Halifax 2018-11-15 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Field Service Engineering  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-15 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Field Service Engineering  Halifax City 2018-11-15 Nova Scotia
    Senior Combat Systems Engineer  Halifax 2018-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Quality Assurance Engineer, CSC  Halifax 2018-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Configuration Management Specialist  Halifax City 2018-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Configuration Management Specialist  Halifax 2018-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Configuration Management Specialist  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Technical Records Coordinator  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Technical Records Coordinator  Halifax City 2018-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Technical Records Coordinator  Halifax 2018-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Internal Communications Integration Engineer  Halifax City 2018-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Internal Communications Integration Engineer  Halifax 2018-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Internal Communications Integration Engineer  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Materials Manager  Halifax 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Materials Manager  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Materials Manager  Halifax City 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Above Water Sensor Systems (AWSS) Integration Engineer  Halifax 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Above Water Sensor Systems (AWSS) Integration Engineer  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Above Water Sensor Systems (AWSS) Integration Engineer  Halifax City 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Combat Support Systems Integration Engineer  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Combat Support Systems Integration Engineer  Halifax City 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Combat Support Systems Integration Engineer  Halifax 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Systems Engineer  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Systems Engineer  Halifax City 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Systems Engineer  Halifax 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Senior Systems Engineer  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Senior Systems Engineer  Halifax City 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Senior Systems Engineer  Halifax 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Production Director  Halifax City 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Production Director  Halifax 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Production Director  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-10 Nova Scotia
    Ship Manager, Ship Repair  Halifax 2018-11-09 Nova Scotia
    Senior Mechanical Engineer  Halifax 2018-11-09 Nova Scotia
    Mechanical Engineering Student - Winter 2019 - Irving Shipbuilding Inc.  Halifax 2018-11-09 Nova Scotia
    Senior Procurement Specialist  Halifax 2018-11-09 Nova Scotia
    SPF System Supporter  Halifax 2018-11-08 Nova Scotia
    Senior Systems Engineer - Piping  Halifax City 2018-11-08 Nova Scotia
    Senior Systems Engineer - Piping  Halifax 2018-11-08 Nova Scotia
    Senior Systems Engineer - Piping  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-08 Nova Scotia
    Manufacturing Engineer, CSC  Halifax 2018-11-07 Nova Scotia
    Mechanical Systems Engineer-Piping  Halifax 2018-11-07 Nova Scotia
    Back end System Supporter  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-07 Nova Scotia
    Back end System Supporter  Halifax City 2018-11-07 Nova Scotia
    Back end System Supporter  Halifax 2018-11-07 Nova Scotia
    Electrical Supervisor  Halifax 2018-11-06 Nova Scotia
    Pipe Supervisor  Halifax 2018-11-06 Nova Scotia
    Contract Change & Compliance Manager, CSC  Halifax City 2018-11-06 Nova Scotia
    Contract Change & Compliance Manager, CSC  Halifax 2018-11-06 Nova Scotia
    Contract Change & Compliance Manager, CSC  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-06 Nova Scotia
    Steel Planner  Halifax 2018-11-05 Nova Scotia
    Welder Journeyperson - Red Seal  Halifax 2018-11-03 Nova Scotia
    Crane Operator  Halifax City 2018-11-03 Nova Scotia
    Crane Operator  Halifax 2018-11-03 Nova Scotia
    Welder Journeyperson - Red Seal  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-03 Nova Scotia
    Crane Operator  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-03 Nova Scotia
    Welder Journeyperson - Red Seal  Halifax City 2018-11-03 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor, Services  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-03 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor, Services  Halifax City 2018-11-03 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor, Services  Halifax 2018-11-03 Nova Scotia
    Contract Change & Compliance Specialist  Halifax City 2018-11-03 Nova Scotia
    Contract Change & Compliance Specialist  Halifax 2018-11-03 Nova Scotia
    Contract Change & Compliance Specialist  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-03 Nova Scotia
    Spray Painter - Woodside Industries (Local 73)  Dartmouth 2018-11-03 Nova Scotia
    Labour Relations Manager  Halifax 2018-11-01 Nova Scotia
    Pipe Fitter - Journeyperson  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-11-01 Nova Scotia
    Pipe Fitter - Journeyperson  Halifax City 2018-11-01 Nova Scotia
    Pipe Fitter - Journeyperson  Halifax 2018-11-01 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Engineer  Halifax 2018-10-31 Nova Scotia
    Engineering Manager, CSC Hull Structures  Halifax City 2018-10-31 Nova Scotia
    Engineering Manager, CSC Hull Structures  Halifax 2018-10-31 Nova Scotia
    Engineering Manager, CSC Hull Structures  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-31 Nova Scotia
    Supply Chain Quality Assurance Engineer  Halifax 2018-10-30 Nova Scotia
    Paint Supervisor  Halifax 2018-10-30 Nova Scotia
    Quality Assurance Specialist  Halifax 2018-10-30 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Design Build  Halifax 2018-10-30 Nova Scotia
    Sr. Scheduler  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-30 Nova Scotia
    Sr. Scheduler  Halifax City 2018-10-30 Nova Scotia
    Sr. Scheduler  Halifax 2018-10-30 Nova Scotia
    Electrical Planner  Halifax 2018-10-28 Nova Scotia
    Production Controller  Halifax 2018-10-27 Nova Scotia
    Pipefitter - Journeyperson - Local 9 - Shelburne Ship Repair  Shelburne 2018-10-27 Nova Scotia
    QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR - RECEIVING  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    CSC Hull Outfit Engineer, Aviation Systems  Halifax City 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    CSC Hull Outfit Engineer, Aviation Systems  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    CSC Hull Outfit Engineer, Aviation Systems  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    CSC Electrical Engineer, Power  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    CSC Electrical Engineer, Power  Halifax City 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    CSC Electrical Engineer, Power  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    HVAC Systems Engineer  Halifax City 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    HVAC Systems Engineer  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    HVAC Systems Engineer  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Project Controls CSC  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Senior Costing Specialist  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Senior Costing Specialist  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Underwater Warfare Systems Integration Engineer  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    External Communications Integration Engineer  Halifax City 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    External Communications Integration Engineer  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Underwater Warfare Systems Integration Engineer  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    External Communications Integration Engineer  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Underwater Warfare Systems Integration Engineer  Halifax City 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Project Manager, CSC  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Assistant Project Manager, CSC  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Project Manager, CSC  Halifax City 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Project Manager, CSC  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Electrical Control Systems Engineer, CSC  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Electrical Control Systems Engineer, CSC  Halifax City 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Electrical Control Systems Engineer, CSC  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Indirect Purchasing Manager  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Indirect Purchasing Manager  Halifax City 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Indirect Purchasing Manager  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead - Electrical Power Systems, CSC  Halifax City 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead - Electrical Power Systems, CSC  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead - Electrical Power Systems, CSC  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead- Combat Systems  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead- Combat Systems  Halifax City 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead- Combat Systems  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    CMS Systems Integration Engineer  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Experienced Shipfitters / Platers / Shipwrights / Metal Fabricators / Ironworkers  Halifax City 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Experienced Shipfitters / Platers / Shipwrights / Metal Fabricators / Ironworkers  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    CMS Systems Integration Engineer  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Experienced Shipfitters / Platers / Shipwrights / Metal Fabricators / Ironworkers  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    CMS Systems Integration Engineer  Halifax City 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Diversity and Inclusion Specialist  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Diversity and Inclusion Specialist  Halifax City 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Diversity and Inclusion Specialist  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Senior Engineering Manager, CSC  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Senior Engineering Manager, CSC  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Senior Engineering Manager, CSC  Halifax City 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Welding Manager  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Welding Manager  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Welding Manager  Halifax City 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Team Leader, Mechanical Engineering  Halifax City 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Team Leader, Mechanical Engineering  Halifax 2018-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Engineering (Naval Architecture)  Halifax 2018-10-20 Nova Scotia
    Rigger  Halifax 2018-10-20 Nova Scotia
    Planner  Halifax City 2018-10-20 Nova Scotia
    Planner  Halifax 2018-10-20 Nova Scotia
    Planner  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-20 Nova Scotia
    Senior Manufacturing Specialist  Halifax 2018-10-18 Nova Scotia
    Naval Architect, CSC  Halifax 2018-10-18 Nova Scotia
    Senior Naval Architect, CSC  Halifax City 2018-10-18 Nova Scotia
    Senior Naval Architect, CSC  Halifax 2018-10-18 Nova Scotia
    Naval Architect, CSC  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-18 Nova Scotia
    Senior Naval Architect, CSC  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-18 Nova Scotia
    Naval Architect, CSC  Halifax City 2018-10-18 Nova Scotia
    Ship Signatures Specialist, CSC  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-18 Nova Scotia
    Ship Signatures Specialist, CSC  Halifax City 2018-10-18 Nova Scotia
    Ship Signatures Specialist, CSC  Halifax 2018-10-18 Nova Scotia
    Production Work Leads  Halifax 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    Production Work Leads  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisors  Halifax City 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    Production Work Leads  Halifax City 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisors  Halifax 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisors  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    ILS ? Spares Management Specialist  Halifax City 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    ILS ? Spares Management Specialist  Halifax 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    ILS Administration Specialist  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    ILS ? Spares Management Specialist  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    ILS Administration Specialist  Halifax City 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    ILS Administration Specialist  Halifax 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    Area Managers  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    Area Managers  Halifax City 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    Area Managers  Halifax 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Specialist  Halifax City 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Specialist  Halifax 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Specialist  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    ILS Engineer, CSC  Halifax City 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    ILS Engineer, CSC  Halifax 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    ILS Engineer, CSC  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-17 Nova Scotia
    Planning Manager  Halifax City 2018-10-16 Nova Scotia
    Planning Manager  Halifax 2018-10-16 Nova Scotia
    Planning Manager  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-10-16 Nova Scotia