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

   Quality Assurance Engineer Halifax CityApril 25, 2017
   Production Supervisors Halifax CityApril 22, 2017
   Labour Relations Administrator - 1 year term Halifax CityApril 21, 2017
   Configuration Management Analyst Halifax CityApril 19, 2017
   Change Planner Halifax CityApril 19, 2017
   Accuracy Control Engineer Halifax CityApril 19, 2017
   Logistics Specialist Halifax CityApril 18, 2017
   Human Resources Director Halifax CityApril 14, 2017
   Maintenance Planner Halifax CityApril 13, 2017
   Electrical Supervisor Halifax CityApril 12, 2017
   Engineering Governance Manager Halifax CityApril 12, 2017
   Sr. Labour Relations Specialist - 1 year term Halifax CityApril 12, 2017
   Team Lead, Test and Evaluations Halifax CityApril 12, 2017
   Production Directors Halifax CityApril 12, 2017
   Quality Control Inspector - Mechanical Halifax CityApril 11, 2017
   Quality Inspector, Pipe Halifax CityApril 11, 2017
   Senior Configuration Management Analyst Halifax CityApril 11, 2017
   Technical Risk Systems Engineer Halifax CityApril 11, 2017
   Lead Supportability Engineer Halifax CityApril 11, 2017
   Senior Obsolence and Tech Maturity Specialist Halifax CityApril 11, 2017
   Verification and Validation Manager Halifax CityApril 11, 2017
   New Graduate Opportunity, Business - Career Connections Halifax CityApril 09, 2017
   Supply Chain Director- Purchasing Halifax CityApril 09, 2017
   Junior/ Intermediate Systems Engineer Halifax CityApril 09, 2017
   HR Business Partner Halifax CityApril 07, 2017
   Steel Supervisors Halifax CityApril 05, 2017
   Planner Halifax CityApril 05, 2017
   Welding Engineer Halifax CityApril 05, 2017
   Orientation Trainer - Pipe Halifax CityApril 05, 2017
   Ship Manager Halifax CityApril 05, 2017
   Team Lead, Under Water Warfare Halifax CityApril 05, 2017
   Welding Engineer Halifax CityApril 05, 2017
   Security Officer ACSO Halifax CityApril 04, 2017
   Warehouse Supervisor Halifax CityApril 02, 2017
   Metal Fabricator - Red Seal or Journeyperson Halifax CityApril 01, 2017
   Supply Chain Analyst, Local 28 Halifax CityMarch 31, 2017
   Supportability Manager Halifax CityMarch 30, 2017
   Combat Systems Facilities Manager Halifax CityMarch 30, 2017
   Combat Support Systems Manager Halifax CityMarch 30, 2017
   Combat Systems Engineer- Underwater Warfare Specialist Halifax CityMarch 29, 2017
   Systems Engineer Halifax CityMarch 29, 2017
   Quality Control Engineer Halifax CityMarch 29, 2017
   Team Leader, Electrical Engineer Halifax CityMarch 28, 2017
   Senior Marine Systems Engineer Halifax CityMarch 28, 2017
   Systems Integration and Safety Manager Halifax CityMarch 28, 2017
   Combat Systems Specialist- NavIS Halifax CityMarch 28, 2017
   Team Lead, Propulsion Systems Halifax CityMarch 28, 2017
   Tower Crane Operator Halifax CityMarch 28, 2017
   Senior Continuous Improvement Specialist Halifax CityMarch 25, 2017
   Supply Chain Specialist- CSC Halifax CityMarch 25, 2017
   Indirect Purchasing Manager Halifax CityMarch 23, 2017
   Canadian Surface Combatant Recruitment Halifax CityMarch 22, 2017
   Director, CSC Combat Systems Halifax CityMarch 21, 2017
   Senior Costing Specialist Halifax CityMarch 17, 2017
   Production Work Leads (Pipe, Steel, Electrical) Halifax CityMarch 10, 2017
   Expeditor, Local 28 Halifax CityMarch 08, 2017
   Combat Systems Specialist Halifax CityMarch 07, 2017
   Test and Trials Specialist Halifax CityMarch 07, 2017
   Area Manager Halifax CityMarch 07, 2017
   Senior Test and Trials Specialist Halifax CityMarch 07, 2017
   Production Supervisors Halifax CityMarch 07, 2017
   Supervisor Mentor/Coaches Halifax CityMarch 01, 2017
   Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) Training Specialist Halifax CityFebruary 28, 2017
   Combat Systems Specialist Halifax CityFebruary 28, 2017
   Combat Systems Specialist Halifax CityFebruary 28, 2017
   Combat Systems Specialist- Modelling and Simulation Halifax CityFebruary 28, 2017
   Combat Systems Engineer Halifax CityFebruary 28, 2017
   Combat Systems Engineer Halifax CityFebruary 26, 2017
   Materials Delivery Manager Halifax CityFebruary 26, 2017