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

    Production Controller, Ship Repair  Halifax 2019-01-23 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Document Control  Halifax 2019-01-23 Nova Scotia
    Ship Manager, Ship Repair  Halifax 2019-01-23 Nova Scotia
    Quality Assurance Engineer, CSC  Halifax 2019-01-23 Nova Scotia
    Welders, Local 73 - Shelburne Ship Repair  Shelburne 2019-01-23 Nova Scotia
    Quality Assurance Specialist  Halifax 2019-01-23 Nova Scotia
    Mechanical/Pipe Supervisor  Halifax 2019-01-23 Nova Scotia
    Spraypainter/Labourer  Halifax 2019-01-23 Nova Scotia
    Continuous Improvement EngineerĀ   Halifax 2019-01-23 Nova Scotia
    Security Officer ACSO  Halifax 2019-01-23 Nova Scotia
    Senior Costing Specialist  Halifax 2019-01-22 Nova Scotia
    Senior Costing Specialist  Halifax Regional Municipality 2019-01-22 Nova Scotia
    Manufacturing Engineer, CSC  Halifax 2019-01-22 Nova Scotia
    Above Water Sensors Integration Specialist ? Radar and Illuminator  Halifax 2019-01-22 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Engineer  Halifax 2019-01-19 Nova Scotia
    Technical Records Coordinator  Halifax City 2019-01-19 Nova Scotia
    Technical Records Coordinator  Halifax 2019-01-19 Nova Scotia
    Technical Records Coordinator  Halifax Regional Municipality 2019-01-19 Nova Scotia
    Naval Architect, CSC  Halifax Regional Municipality 2019-01-19 Nova Scotia
    Naval Architect, CSC  Halifax City 2019-01-19 Nova Scotia
    Naval Architect, CSC  Halifax 2019-01-19 Nova Scotia
    Senior Systems Engineer - Piping  Halifax City 2019-01-19 Nova Scotia
    Senior Systems Engineer - Piping  Halifax 2019-01-19 Nova Scotia
    Senior Systems Engineer - Piping  Halifax Regional Municipality 2019-01-19 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Export Compliance  Halifax 2019-01-19 Nova Scotia
    Test and Trials Specialist - Combat Systems  Halifax 2019-01-18 Nova Scotia
    Claims Coordinator  Halifax 2019-01-18 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Specialist  Halifax Regional Municipality 2019-01-18 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Specialist  Halifax City 2019-01-18 Nova Scotia
    Combat Systems Specialist  Halifax 2019-01-18 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead- Combat Systems  Halifax City 2019-01-18 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead- Combat Systems  Halifax 2019-01-18 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead- Combat Systems  Halifax Regional Municipality 2019-01-18 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor, Services  Halifax 2019-01-18 Nova Scotia
    Area Managers  Halifax 2019-01-18 Nova Scotia
    NSCC Students - 5 week workterm - 2019  Halifax 2019-01-18 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Production Resources  Halifax 2019-01-17 Nova Scotia
    Return to Work Coordinator  Halifax 2019-01-17 Nova Scotia
    Senior Test and Trials Specialist - Electrical  Halifax 2019-01-17 Nova Scotia
    Associate Facilities Engineer  Halifax 2019-01-16 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisor - Marine Fabricators  Dartmouth 2019-01-16 Nova Scotia
    Pipe Welder - Journeyman or Red Seal/Marine Fabricators  Halifax 2019-01-15 Nova Scotia
    CSC Deputy Project Director, CSI  Halifax 2019-01-12 Nova Scotia
    CSC Deputy Project Director, Build  Halifax 2019-01-12 Nova Scotia
    ILS Provisioning Specialist  Halifax 2019-01-12 Nova Scotia
    Senior Combat Systems Engineer  Halifax 2019-01-11 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Project Controls CSC  Halifax 2019-01-11 Nova Scotia
    CSC Deputy Project Director, WD/International  Halifax 2019-01-11 Nova Scotia
    Ship Manager  Halifax 2019-01-10 Nova Scotia
    Test and Trials Specialist - Propulsion Systems  Halifax 2019-01-10 Nova Scotia
    Production Director  Halifax City 2019-01-10 Nova Scotia
    Production Director  Halifax 2019-01-10 Nova Scotia
    Production Director  Halifax Regional Municipality 2019-01-10 Nova Scotia
    Pipe Supervisor  Halifax 2019-01-10 Nova Scotia
    Engine Fitter (Journeyperson or Red Seal)  Halifax 2019-01-10 Nova Scotia
    Project Controls Specialist - Ship Repair  Halifax 2019-01-10 Nova Scotia
    Welder Apprentice - 2000 hours  Halifax 2019-01-10 Nova Scotia
    Spray Painter - Woodside Industries (Local 73)  Dartmouth 2019-01-10 Nova Scotia
    Welder - Red Seal - Woodside Industries (Local 73)  Dartmouth 2019-01-10 Nova Scotia
    Crane Operator  Halifax 2019-01-10 Nova Scotia
    Electrical Supervisor  Halifax 2019-01-10 Nova Scotia
    Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP)  Halifax 2019-01-09 Nova Scotia
    Ship Manager, Production  Halifax 2019-01-09 Nova Scotia
    Director, Engineering  Halifax 2019-01-08 Nova Scotia
    Production Work Leads  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-12-21 Nova Scotia
    Production Work Leads  Halifax City 2018-12-21 Nova Scotia
    Production Work Leads  Halifax 2018-12-21 Nova Scotia
    Steel Planner  Halifax 2018-12-21 Nova Scotia
    ILS ? Spares Management Specialist  Halifax City 2018-12-21 Nova Scotia
    ILS ? Spares Management Specialist  Halifax 2018-12-21 Nova Scotia
    ILS ? Spares Management Specialist  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-12-21 Nova Scotia
    Project Manager, CSC  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-12-21 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Design Build  Halifax 2018-12-21 Nova Scotia
    Project Manager, CSC  Halifax City 2018-12-21 Nova Scotia
    Project Manager, CSC  Halifax 2018-12-21 Nova Scotia
    Labour Relations Manager  Halifax 2018-12-21 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Engineering (Naval Architecture)  Halifax 2018-12-20 Nova Scotia
    Welder Journeyperson - Red Seal  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-12-20 Nova Scotia
    Welder Journeyperson - Red Seal  Halifax City 2018-12-20 Nova Scotia
    Welder Journeyperson - Red Seal  Halifax 2018-12-20 Nova Scotia
    Pipe Fitter - Journeyperson  Halifax 2018-12-20 Nova Scotia
    Indirect Purchasing Manager  Halifax City 2018-12-20 Nova Scotia
    Indirect Purchasing Manager  Halifax 2018-12-20 Nova Scotia
    Pipe Fitter - Journeyperson  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-12-20 Nova Scotia
    Indirect Purchasing Manager  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-12-20 Nova Scotia
    Pipe Fitter - Journeyperson  Halifax City 2018-12-20 Nova Scotia
    Planner  Halifax 2018-12-20 Nova Scotia
    Planner  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-12-20 Nova Scotia
    Planner  Halifax City 2018-12-20 Nova Scotia
    Welding Manager  Halifax City 2018-12-20 Nova Scotia
    Welding Manager  Halifax 2018-12-20 Nova Scotia
    Welding Manager  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-12-20 Nova Scotia
    Pipefitter - Journeyman or Red Seal/Marine Fabricators  Dartmouth 2018-12-18 Nova Scotia
    Underwater Warfare Systems Integration Engineer  Halifax City 2018-12-18 Nova Scotia
    Underwater Warfare Systems Integration Engineer  Halifax 2018-12-18 Nova Scotia
    Underwater Warfare Systems Integration Engineer  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-12-18 Nova Scotia
    Auxiliary Machinery Engineer  Halifax City 2018-12-18 Nova Scotia
    Auxiliary Machinery Engineer  Halifax 2018-12-18 Nova Scotia
    Auxiliary Machinery Engineer  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-12-18 Nova Scotia
    External Communications Integration Engineer  Halifax City 2018-12-15 Nova Scotia
    External Communications Integration Engineer  Halifax 2018-12-15 Nova Scotia
    External Communications Integration Engineer  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-12-15 Nova Scotia
    Mechanical Systems Engineer-Piping  Halifax 2018-12-15 Nova Scotia
    Electrical Control Systems Engineer, CSC  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-12-14 Nova Scotia
    Electrical Control Systems Engineer, CSC  Halifax City 2018-12-14 Nova Scotia
    Electrical Control Systems Engineer, CSC  Halifax 2018-12-14 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead - Electrical Power Systems, CSC  Halifax City 2018-12-14 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead - Electrical Power Systems, CSC  Halifax 2018-12-14 Nova Scotia
    Team Lead - Electrical Power Systems, CSC  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-12-14 Nova Scotia
    Senior Engineering Manager, CSC  Halifax 2018-12-11 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisors  Halifax 2018-12-05 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisors  Halifax Regional Municipality 2018-12-05 Nova Scotia
    Production Supervisors  Halifax City 2018-12-05 Nova Scotia
    Associate Tooling & Equipment Engineer  Halifax 2018-11-29 Nova Scotia
    Maintenance Planner- Marine Fabrication  Dartmouth 2018-11-29 Nova Scotia