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

    Design Build (Spatial Arrangement) Team Lead  Halifax 2019-09-23 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Design Build  Halifax 2019-09-23 Nova Scotia
    Supervisor Mentor/Coach  Halifax 2019-09-23 Nova Scotia
    Above Water Sensors Integration Specialist – Radar and Illuminator  Halifax 2019-09-22 Nova Scotia
    Project Manager, CSC  Multiple Locations 2019-09-21
    Procurement Specialist  Halifax 2019-09-21 Nova Scotia
    Supply Chain Director, Purchasing  Halifax 2019-09-20 Nova Scotia
    Procurement Category Manager  Halifax 2019-09-20 Nova Scotia
    Commodity Category Manager  Halifax 2019-09-20 Nova Scotia
    Supply Chain Director (Materials)  Halifax 2019-09-20 Nova Scotia
    Metal Fabricator - Red Seal - Woodside Industries (Local 73)  Dartmouth 2019-09-19 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor  Halifax 2019-09-19 Nova Scotia
    Welder - Red Seal - Woodside Industries (Local 73)  Dartmouth 2019-09-19 Nova Scotia
    Project Coordinator - CSC  Halifax 2019-09-19 Nova Scotia
    Area Manager  Halifax 2019-09-18 Nova Scotia
    Experienced Shipfitters / Platers / Shipwrights / Metal Fabricators / Ironworkers  Halifax 2019-09-18 Nova Scotia
    Area Manager  Halifax 2019-09-18 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Contracts  Halifax 2019-09-18 Nova Scotia
    Metal Fabricator - Red Seal - Woodside Industries (Local 73)  Dartmouth 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Mechanical/Pipe Supervisor - Future Opportunities  Halifax 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Shelburne Ship Repair - Skilled Trades  Shelburne 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Senior Project Controls Specialist  Halifax 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Ship Manager  Halifax 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Crane Operator  Halifax 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Project Controls Specialist - Ship Repair  Halifax 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Assistant Manager, Production Planning  Halifax 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor  Halifax 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Communications Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Supply Chain Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Anti-Surface Warfare (ASUW) Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Combat Management Systems (CMS) Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Magazine and Ammunition Technical Specialist  Halifax 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Navigation Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Quality Assurance Specialist, CSC  Halifax 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-17 Nova Scotia
    Continuous Improvement Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-16 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-16 Nova Scotia
    Weapons Systems and Magazines Safety Specialist  Halifax 2019-09-15 Nova Scotia
    Integrated Data Environment (IDE) Project Director  Halifax 2019-09-15 Nova Scotia
    Project Manager, CSC  Halifax 2019-09-14 Nova Scotia
    Deputy Director CSC - Design for Build  Halifax 2019-09-14 Nova Scotia
    Attendance Support Coordinator  Halifax 2019-09-14 Nova Scotia
    Estimator, CSC  Halifax 2019-09-14 Nova Scotia
    Deputy Director of Engineering, Platform Systems  Halifax 2019-09-14 Nova Scotia
    Platform Engineering Zonal Design Manager  Halifax 2019-09-14 Nova Scotia
    Senior Estimator, CSC  Halifax 2019-09-14 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Integration Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Specialist  Halifax 2019-09-13 Nova Scotia
    Assistant Project Manager  Halifax 2019-09-13 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Integration Execution Manager  Halifax 2019-09-13 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Integration Analyst (CSIA)  Halifax 2019-09-13 Nova Scotia
    Training Lead  Halifax 2019-09-13 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Integration Engineering Manager  Halifax 2019-09-13 Nova Scotia
    Platform Engineering Team Lead - Zonal Design  Halifax 2019-09-12 Nova Scotia
    Project Manager, AOPS  Halifax 2019-09-12 Nova Scotia
    Engineering Student - Winter Term 2020 - Irving Shipbuilding Inc.  Halifax 2019-09-12 Nova Scotia
    Anti-Air Warfare (AAW) Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-12 Nova Scotia
    Supply Chain Director, CSC  Halifax 2019-09-12 Nova Scotia
    Engineering Student, CSC - Winter Term 2020 - Irving Shipbuilding Inc.  Halifax 2019-09-12 Nova Scotia
    Health & Status Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-12 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Integration Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Specialist  Halifax 2019-09-12 Nova Scotia
    Change Manager (Product Lifecycle Management)  Halifax 2019-09-10 Nova Scotia
    Electrical Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-10 Nova Scotia
    Display & Network Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-10 Nova Scotia
    PLM Systems Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-10 Nova Scotia
    Senior DOORS Engineer, CSC  Halifax 2019-09-10 Nova Scotia
    Manager Business Systems (Product Lifecycle Management)  Halifax 2019-09-08 Nova Scotia
    Process Management Specialist  Halifax 2019-09-07 Nova Scotia
    Software Assurance Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-07 Nova Scotia
    Underwater Warfare Systems Integration Engineer  Multiple Locations 2019-09-07
    Training Specialist (Material Requirements Planning)  Halifax 2019-09-07 Nova Scotia
    New Graduate Engineering Development Program – Careers on Course  Halifax 2019-09-06 Nova Scotia
    Quality Control Inspector, Receiving  Halifax 2019-09-06 Nova Scotia
    Systems Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-06 Nova Scotia
    Senior Planning Specialist  Halifax 2019-09-05 Nova Scotia
    Naval Architect, CSC  Halifax 2019-09-05 Nova Scotia
    Design Build (Test Production Module) Team Lead  Halifax 2019-09-04 Nova Scotia
    Combat Management System Software Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-03 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Project Engineering  Halifax 2019-09-02 Nova Scotia
    Ship/Air Interface Safety Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-02 Nova Scotia
    External Communications Integration Engineer  Multiple Locations 2019-09-02
    Combat Management Systems - Systems Integration Engineer  Multiple Locations 2019-09-02
    Engineering Project Coordinator  Halifax 2019-09-01 Nova Scotia
    Project Engineer  Halifax 2019-09-01 Nova Scotia
    PLM Data Manager  Halifax 2019-08-30 Nova Scotia
    Procurement Specialist (Shipyard)  Halifax 2019-08-29 Nova Scotia
    Procurement Specialist (Shipyard)  Halifax 2019-08-29 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Document Control  Halifax 2019-08-28 Nova Scotia
    CSC Deputy Project Director, Build  Halifax 2019-08-27 Nova Scotia
    CSC Deputy Project Director, WD/International  Halifax 2019-08-27 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Project Controls CSC  Halifax 2019-08-27 Nova Scotia
    Environmental Engineer  Halifax 2019-08-27 Nova Scotia
    Survivability Engineer, CSC  Halifax 2019-08-27 Nova Scotia
    Senior System Safety Engineer  Halifax 2019-08-27 Nova Scotia
    Assistant Project Manager, CSC  Halifax 2019-08-26 Nova Scotia
    Procurement Specialists  Halifax 2019-08-26 Nova Scotia
    Training Specialist (Product Lifecycle Management)  Halifax 2019-08-26 Nova Scotia
    Contract Administrator  Halifax 2019-08-26 Nova Scotia
    Contracts Specialist  Halifax 2019-08-26 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Integration Technology, Manager  Halifax 2019-08-26 Nova Scotia