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.

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Current Opportunities

  Career Title Location Date Posted Region

    Senior Vice President, Canadian Surface Combatant Program  Halifax 2020-05-31 Nova Scotia
    Project Manager, CSC  Dartmouth 2020-05-31 Nova Scotia
    Senior Human Resources Business Partner  Halifax 2020-05-31 Nova Scotia
    Senior System Safety Engineer  Halifax 2020-05-31 Nova Scotia
    Engineer - Platform System Delivery  Dartmouth 2020-05-30 Nova Scotia
    Senior Project Controls Specialist  Halifax 2020-05-30 Nova Scotia
    Engineer - Marine Systems  Dartmouth 2020-05-30 Nova Scotia
    Senior Electrical Engineer  Halifax 2020-05-30 Nova Scotia
    Engineer - Auxiliary Machinery  Dartmouth 2020-05-30 Nova Scotia
    Scheduler  Dartmouth 2020-05-29 Nova Scotia
    Command and Control Systems Integration Specialist  Dartmouth 2020-05-28 Nova Scotia
    CSC Risk Manager  Halifax 2020-05-28 Nova Scotia
    Planner  Halifax 2020-05-28 Nova Scotia
    Zonal Transition Lead  Dartmouth 2020-05-28 Nova Scotia
    Senior Production Planner  Halifax 2020-05-28 Nova Scotia
    Zonal Specialist  Dartmouth 2020-05-28 Nova Scotia
    Above Water Sensors Integration Specialist – Radar and Illuminator  Halifax 2020-05-27 Nova Scotia
    Zonal Engineering Delivery Lead  Dartmouth 2020-05-27 Nova Scotia
    Underwater Warfare System Integration Specialist  Halifax 2020-05-27 Nova Scotia
    Engineering Manager, CSC Platform Systems  Dartmouth 2020-05-26 Nova Scotia
    Pipe Supervisors  Halifax 2020-05-25 Nova Scotia
    Senior Procurement Specialist  Halifax 2020-05-25 Nova Scotia
    Hull Outfitting Engineer  Multiple Locations 2020-05-24
    Chief Operating Officer  Halifax 2020-05-24 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Document Control  Halifax 2020-05-23 Nova Scotia
    Change Manager (Product Lifecycle Management)  Multiple Locations 2020-05-22
    Production Supervisors  Halifax 2020-05-22 Nova Scotia
    Senior Planning Specialist  Halifax 2020-05-22 Nova Scotia
    Senior DOORS Engineer, CSC  Halifax 2020-05-21 Nova Scotia
    Buyer - Local 28 - Term up to 13 Months  Halifax 2020-05-20 Nova Scotia
    System Safety Engineer  Multiple Locations 2020-05-20
    Human System Integration Engineer  Multiple Locations 2020-05-19
    Combat Systems Specialist  Halifax 2020-05-19 Nova Scotia
    Assistant Project Manager, CSC  Multiple Locations 2020-05-18
    Senior Procurement Specialist  Halifax 2020-05-17 Nova Scotia
    Manufacturing Engineer  Multiple Locations 2020-05-16
    Engineering Integration Senior Manager  Halifax 2020-05-16 Nova Scotia
    Junior Electronic Warfare Systems Engineer  Dartmouth 2020-05-15 Nova Scotia
    Continuous Improvement Engineer  Halifax 2020-05-15 Nova Scotia
    Associate Procurement Specialist  Halifax 2020-05-14 Nova Scotia
    Welders  Shelburne 2020-05-14 Nova Scotia
    Pipefitters  Shelburne 2020-05-14 Nova Scotia
    Engine Fitter Supervisors  Halifax 2020-05-14 Nova Scotia
    Industrial Mechanics/Millwrights  Shelburne 2020-05-14 Nova Scotia
    Labourers  Shelburne 2020-05-14 Nova Scotia
    Senior Scheduler  Halifax 2020-05-13 Nova Scotia
    Talent Management Specialist  Halifax 2020-05-12 Nova Scotia
    Hazard Management Engineer  Dartmouth 2020-05-11 Nova Scotia
    Procurement Specialist  Dartmouth 2020-05-11 Nova Scotia
    Ship Manager  Halifax 2020-05-10 Nova Scotia
    CSC Deputy Project Director, Build  Halifax 2020-05-09 Nova Scotia
    Director, Supply Chain  Halifax 2020-05-09 Nova Scotia
    Production Resources Coordinator  Halifax 2020-05-09 Nova Scotia
    Facilities Engineering Technician  Halifax 2020-05-09 Nova Scotia
    Technical Administration Manager  Dartmouth 2020-05-07 Nova Scotia
    Software Assurance Engineer  Halifax 2020-05-07 Nova Scotia
    Electricians  Shelburne 2020-05-06 Nova Scotia
    Senior Test & Trials Specialist  Halifax 2020-05-06 Nova Scotia
    Manager, Field Service Engineering  Halifax 2020-05-06 Nova Scotia
    Quality Assurance Engineer  Halifax 2020-05-05 Nova Scotia
    Maritime Environmental Engineer  Multiple Locations 2020-05-02
    Production Director  Halifax 2020-05-02 Nova Scotia