Irving Shipbuilding, located at 3099 Barrington Street Halifax NS B3K 5M7, is part of the J.D. Irving Group of companies and is in the business of building quality ships and repairing vessels. The company's primary site is Halifax Shipyard, with three other locations in the Maritime Provinces. Irving Shipbuilding is currently working on a number of significant projects for the Department of National Defense and the Canadian Coast Guard. The company's commitment to health, safety and care for its employees and the environment is an integral part of its business.

Irving Shipbuilding is seeking Riggers for current and/or future opportunities.

Qualifications ? Education, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Comfortable with the operation of machinery
  • Experience/knowledge/ability to perform rigging duties
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Self-starter with the ability to complete tasks effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail, with a good attention span and job focus
  • Willing and open to continuous improvement/training
  • Works independently and with others in a team environment
  • Good physical condition
  • A good attendance record (at or below Shipyard average)
  • Ability to work shift work as required
  • Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training will be considered an asset
Key Requirements:
  • You must be eligible to work in Canada to apply for this job
  • A pre-employment physical is required
  • A background check will be performed by the Company
All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

What We Offer:

  • Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision.

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please complete the online application form. An up-to-date resume of past experience and education is required.

All applications will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. If the recruiter sees a potential opportunity (current or future) that matches your skills and experience, you will be contacted to discuss your qualifications for a position with Irving Shipbuilding
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

To learn more about our products and services, click here.

Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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