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

   Configuration Engineer Halifax CityFebruary 18, 2017
   Production Directors Halifax CityFebruary 17, 2017
   Pipe Supervisor Halifax CityFebruary 17, 2017
   ILS Training Media Specialist Halifax CityFebruary 17, 2017
   Human Resources Director Halifax CityFebruary 17, 2017
   Project Controls Specialist Halifax CityFebruary 17, 2017
   Pipe Fabrication Supervisor - Marine Fabricators Halifax CityFebruary 17, 2017
   Quality Inspector, Pipe Halifax CityFebruary 16, 2017
   Quality Control Inspector, Structural Halifax CityFebruary 16, 2017
   Accuracy Control Technician Halifax CityFebruary 15, 2017
   Financial Analyst Halifax CityFebruary 11, 2017
   International Recruiter Halifax CityFebruary 08, 2017
   Senior Test and Trials Specialist Halifax CityFebruary 08, 2017
   Steel Supervisors Halifax CityFebruary 08, 2017
   Rigging Supervisor Halifax CityFebruary 08, 2017
   Quality Control Engineer Halifax CityFebruary 08, 2017
   Production Work Lead - Marine Fabricators DartmouthFebruary 08, 2017
   Orientation Trainer - Pipe Halifax CityFebruary 08, 2017
   Production Work Leads (3 Steel, 2 Welding) Halifax CityFebruary 08, 2017
   Steel Supervisor - Night Shift - Marine Fabricators DartmouthFebruary 08, 2017
   Production Controller Halifax CityFebruary 06, 2017
   Experienced Shipfitters / Platers / Shipwrights / Metal Fabricators / Ironworkers Halifax CityFebruary 04, 2017
   Orientation Trainers Halifax CityJanuary 31, 2017
   Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) Training Specialist Halifax CityJanuary 27, 2017
   Electrical Supervisor Halifax CityJanuary 27, 2017
   Junior Industrial Engineer- New Grad Opportunity- Irving Shipbuilding Halifax CityJanuary 24, 2017
   Systems Engineer Halifax CityJanuary 24, 2017
   Quality Control Engineer Halifax CityJanuary 21, 2017
   Ship Manager Halifax CityJanuary 20, 2017
   Test and Trials Specialist Halifax CityJanuary 20, 2017
   Area Manager Halifax CityJanuary 20, 2017
   Combat Systems Engineer- Underwater Warfare Specialist Halifax CityJanuary 19, 2017
   Supervisor Mentor/Coaches Halifax CityJanuary 18, 2017
   VP, Planning Halifax CityJanuary 17, 2017
   Production Supervisors Halifax CityJanuary 13, 2017
   Warehouse Supervisor Halifax CityJanuary 06, 2017
   Planner Halifax CityJanuary 05, 2017
   Orientation Trainer - Welding Halifax CityJanuary 05, 2017
   Orientation Trainer - Metal Fabrication Halifax CityJanuary 05, 2017
   Orientation Trainer - Electrical Halifax CityJanuary 05, 2017