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 Project Controls Specialist  Dartmouth 2021-10-28 Nova Scotia
    Maintenance Supervisor  Halifax 2021-10-28 Nova Scotia
    Engineer, Platform Delivery  Dartmouth 2021-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Continuous Improvement Analyst  Halifax 2021-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Senior Hull Outfitting Engineer – CSC  Dartmouth 2021-10-26 Nova Scotia
    HSL Welder - Apprentice  Halifax 2021-10-25 Nova Scotia
    HSL Welder - Journeyperson  Halifax 2021-10-25 Nova Scotia
    Lead Quality Specialist  Halifax 2021-10-24 Nova Scotia
    Quality Specialist  Halifax 2021-10-24 Nova Scotia
    IDE Junior Change Analyst  Dartmouth 2021-10-24 Nova Scotia
    Planner  Halifax 2021-10-23 Nova Scotia
    CSC Publications Management Team Lead  Dartmouth 2021-10-23 Nova Scotia
    Test & Trials Specialist - Flushing Lead & Auxiliary Systems  Halifax 2021-10-23 Nova Scotia
    Safety Advisor  Halifax 2021-10-23 Nova Scotia
    Metal Fabricator - Apprentice  Halifax 2021-10-22 Nova Scotia
    Planner  Dartmouth 2021-10-22 Nova Scotia
    Senior Labour Relations Specialist   Halifax 2021-10-22 Nova Scotia
    Documentation Management Specialist  Dartmouth 2021-10-22 Nova Scotia
    Publications Management Specialist  Dartmouth 2021-10-22 Nova Scotia
    Supply Chain Solutions Specialist-Knowledge Solutions  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Assistant Contract Change Manager, CSC  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Intermediate Procurement Specialist - Unifor Local 28  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Senior Manufacturing Engineer  Multiple Locations 2021-10-21
    Team Lead, Production Planning  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Risk Analyst  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Manufacturing Engineering - Senior Manager  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor - Pipe  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Product Data Transfer Manager  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Director, Production   Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Supportability   Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Security Risk Assessment Specialist  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Supply Chain Solutions Specialist-Systems Solutions  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Marine Systems Engineer  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Project Manager, CSC  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Senior Project Supply Chain Specialist  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Senior Electrical Engineer - CSC  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Systems Security Engineering Team Lead  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Systems Engineer - Ship Signature Engineer  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Contracts  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Cost Analyst   Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Assistant Project Manager, CSC  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Manufacturing Engineer  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Ship Signature Engineer   Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Deputy Project Director, AOPS  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Senior Manager, Compliance  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Metal Fabricator - Journeyperson  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Opportunities - Production Supervisor, Mechanical  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Intermediate Procurement Specialist - Local 28  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Opportunities - SSR Industrial Mechanics/Millwrights  Shelburne 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Opportunities - SSR Riggers  Shelburne 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Operating Environment Engineer  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Deputy Project Director- Design  Multiple Locations 2021-10-21
    Welding Technician  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Intermediate Procurement Specialist, Shipbuilding  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Navigation Systems Engineer  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Cyber Security Specialist   Multiple Locations 2021-10-21
    Senior Scheduler   Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Supply Chain Security Specialist  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Mechanical Team Lead  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Training Specialist (Product Lifecycle Management)  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Director, Human Resources   Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Opportunities - SSR Spray Painters/Labourers/Blasters   Shelburne 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Senior Mechanical Systems Engineer  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Senior Shipbuilding Technologist   Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Propulsion Systems Engineer  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor, Steel  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Chief Engineer  Multiple Locations 2021-10-21
    Intermediate Procurement Specialist  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    HSL - Rigger  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Security Assurance Specialist  Multiple Locations 2021-10-21
    Document Management Specialist  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Director, Collaborative Delivery  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor, Pipe  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Supply Chain Operations Manager  Multiple Locations 2021-10-21
    Production Supervisor, Electrical   Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Opportunities - Production Director  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Senior Electrical Engineer  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Manufacturing Engineering Technologist   Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Design for Build - Team Lead  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor, Steel  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Deputy Project Director  Multiple Locations 2021-10-21
    Manufacturing Engineer  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Director, CSC Security Integration   Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Manufacturing Engineer  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    System Analyst - MRP/ERP  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Sr. Procurement Specialist, Shipbuilding  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Project Specialist, GFX  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Senior HR Business Partner  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Maintenance Planner  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Intermediate Requirements Engineer  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Information Systems Capability Lead  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Manufacturing Engineering Lead  Multiple Locations 2021-10-21
    Area Manager  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Senior Production Engineer  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Production Controller, Manufacturing Engineering  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Intermediate Procurement Specialist - Local 28  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Opportunities Accuracy Control Technician  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Design for Build & Build Authority Manager   Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Crane Operator - SSR  Shelburne 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Sr. Procurement Specialist  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Project Specialist, VFI  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (EMI/EMC) Engineer  Dartmouth 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Scheduler, AOPS  Halifax 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Opportunities - SSR Production Supervisor, Welding  Shelburne 2021-10-21 Nova Scotia
    Operations Trainer  Halifax 2021-10-20 Nova Scotia
    Quality Assurance Engineer  Halifax 2021-10-20 Nova Scotia
    Process Development Engineer  Dartmouth 2021-10-20 Nova Scotia
    Accuracy Control Specialist  Halifax 2021-10-20 Nova Scotia
    Manufacturing Engineering Co-op Student  Dartmouth 2021-10-19 Nova Scotia
    Production Engineering Co-op Student  Dartmouth 2021-10-19 Nova Scotia
    Occupational Health and Wellness Specialist  Halifax 2021-10-19 Nova Scotia
    Junior Engineer, Continuous Improvement  Halifax 2021-10-15 Nova Scotia
    Document Control Administrator, Local 28 - 12 Month Term  Halifax 2021-10-15 Nova Scotia
    Manager, CSC Build Readiness  Dartmouth 2021-10-14 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor, Welding  Halifax 2021-10-09 Nova Scotia
    Facilities Engineer, Mechanical  Halifax 2021-10-09 Nova Scotia
    Director, Health, Safety and Environment  Halifax 2021-10-09 Nova Scotia
    Material Management Specialist  Halifax 2021-10-08 Nova Scotia
    Senior Procurement Specialist   Halifax 2021-10-08 Nova Scotia
    Zonal Engineering Delivery Team Lead  Dartmouth 2021-10-08 Nova Scotia
    Supportability Manager, CSC  Halifax 2021-10-07 Nova Scotia
    Process Excellence Lead  Multiple Locations 2021-10-07
    Alternate Company Security Officer (ACSO)  Halifax 2021-10-07 Nova Scotia
    Opportunities for HSL Metal Fabricator/Ironworker  Halifax 2021-10-02 Nova Scotia
    Area Manager, Production Subcontractors  Halifax 2021-10-01 Nova Scotia
    Cybersecurity Architect  Dartmouth 2021-10-01 Nova Scotia
    Area Manager (Night Shift)  Halifax 2021-10-01 Nova Scotia
    Technical Coordinator - Combat Systems  Dartmouth 2021-10-01 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Supply Chain - CSC  Dartmouth 2021-10-01 Nova Scotia