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

    Team Lead, Zonal Design  Halifax 2019-11-20 Nova Scotia
    Safety Advisor (12 - Month Term)  Halifax 2019-11-20 Nova Scotia
    Project Coordinator - CSC  Halifax 2019-11-20 Nova Scotia
    Supply Chain Director, Purchasing  Halifax 2019-11-19 Nova Scotia
    Area Manager  Halifax 2019-11-19 Nova Scotia
    Communications Engineer  Halifax 2019-11-18 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Engineer  Halifax 2019-11-17 Nova Scotia
    Integrated Data Environment (IDE) Project Director  Halifax 2019-11-16 Nova Scotia
    Facility Reliability Technician  Dartmouth 2019-11-16 Nova Scotia
    Systems Engineer - Safety  Halifax 2019-11-16 Nova Scotia
    Estimator, CSC  Halifax 2019-11-15 Nova Scotia
    Deputy Director, Engineering  Halifax 2019-11-15 Nova Scotia
    Senior Estimator, CSC  Halifax 2019-11-15 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor  Halifax 2019-11-15 Nova Scotia
    Assistant Project Manager  Halifax 2019-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Integration Execution Manager  Halifax 2019-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Training Manager  Halifax 2019-11-14 Nova Scotia
    Intermediate Procurement Specialist  Halifax 2019-11-13 Nova Scotia
    Project Manager, CSC  Halifax 2019-11-13 Nova Scotia
    Labour Relations Specialist - 12 Month Term  Halifax 2019-11-12 Nova Scotia
    Senior DOORS Engineer, CSC  Halifax 2019-11-11 Nova Scotia
    Systems Engineer (PLM)  Halifax 2019-11-11 Nova Scotia
    Design Build (Spatial Arrangement) Team Lead  Halifax 2019-11-09 Nova Scotia
    Contracts Specialist  Halifax 2019-11-09 Nova Scotia
    Value Proposition Manager  Halifax 2019-11-09 Nova Scotia
    Manager Business Systems (Product Lifecycle Management)  Halifax 2019-11-09 Nova Scotia
    Underwater Warfare Systems Integration Engineer  Multiple Locations 2019-11-08
    Senior Project Controls Specialist  Halifax 2019-11-08 Nova Scotia
    Systems Engineer  Halifax 2019-11-07 Nova Scotia
    Classification Society Engineer  Halifax 2019-11-07 Nova Scotia
    Modeling and Simulation Specialist  Halifax 2019-11-07 Nova Scotia
    Ship Manager  Halifax 2019-11-06 Nova Scotia
    Experienced Shipfitters / Platers / Shipwrights / Metal Fabricators / Ironworkers  Halifax 2019-11-06 Nova Scotia
    Engineering Student, CSC - Winter Term 2020 - Irving Shipbuilding Inc.  Halifax 2019-11-06 Nova Scotia
    Senior Planning Specialist  Halifax 2019-11-06 Nova Scotia
    Design Build (Test Production Module) Team Lead  Halifax 2019-11-05 Nova Scotia
    Engineering Project Analyst  Halifax 2019-11-05 Nova Scotia
    Executive Vice-President, Operations  Halifax 2019-11-04 Nova Scotia
    Combat Management Systems - Systems Integration Engineer  Multiple Locations 2019-11-02
    Designated Official  Halifax 2019-11-02 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Project Engineering  Halifax 2019-11-02 Nova Scotia
    Change Manager (Product Lifecycle Management)  Halifax 2019-11-02 Nova Scotia
    Maritime Environmental Engineer  Halifax 2019-11-01 Nova Scotia
    Systems Engineer - Certification  Halifax 2019-11-01 Nova Scotia
    Junior Engineer- CSC Program  Halifax 2019-11-01 Nova Scotia
    Assistant Manager, Production Planning  Halifax 2019-10-31 Nova Scotia
    Metal Fabricator - Red Seal - Woodside Industries (Local 73)  Dartmouth 2019-10-31 Nova Scotia
    Welder - Red Seal - Woodside Industries (Local 73)  Dartmouth 2019-10-31 Nova Scotia
    Supply Chain Solutions Specialist  Halifax 2019-10-30 Nova Scotia
    PLM Data Manager  Halifax 2019-10-30 Nova Scotia
    Senior System Safety Engineer  Halifax 2019-10-29 Nova Scotia
    Senior Combat Systems Engineer  Halifax 2019-10-29 Nova Scotia
    Survivability Engineer, CSC  Halifax 2019-10-29 Nova Scotia
    Experienced Shipfitters / Platers / Shipwrights / Metal Fabricators / Ironworkers  Halifax 2019-10-28 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Integration Technology, Manager  Halifax 2019-10-28 Nova Scotia
    CSC Deputy Project Director, Build  Halifax 2019-10-27 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Project Controls CSC  Halifax 2019-10-27 Nova Scotia
    CSC Deputy Project Director, WD/International  Halifax 2019-10-27 Nova Scotia
    Lean Technician  Halifax 2019-10-27 Nova Scotia
    Contract Administrator - 1 year term  Halifax 2019-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Assistant Project Manager, CSC  Halifax 2019-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Senior Test and Trials Specialist  Halifax 2019-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Training Specialist (Product Lifecycle Management)  Halifax 2019-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Senior Procurement Specialist (CSC)  Halifax 2019-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Vice President, Finance  Halifax 2019-10-26 Nova Scotia
    Configuration & Information Management Specialist  Halifax 2019-10-25 Nova Scotia
    Export Compliance Specialist  Halifax 2019-10-25 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead, Naval Architecture  Halifax 2019-10-25 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Design Build  Halifax 2019-10-24 Nova Scotia
    Above Water Sensors Integration Specialist – Radar and Illuminator  Halifax 2019-10-23 Nova Scotia
    Steel Planner  Halifax 2019-10-22 Nova Scotia