Electricians


ELECTRICIANS
Shelburne Ship Repair, a division of Irving Shipbuilding Inc., located at 29 Hero Road, Shelburne, Nova Scotia, B0T 1W0, is part of the J.D. Irving Group of companies and is in the business of repairing & maintaining vessels.
Shelburne Ship Repair is actively engaged in the repair & maintenance of DND & CCG vessels, as well as commercial vessels on the South West Shore of Nova Scotia.
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 Red Seal/Journeyperson Electricians for current and future opportunities.
We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women (applying for non-traditional positions), persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons and persons of the LGBTQ community. ISI encourages applicants to self-identify in the cover letter/resume portion of your application. Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment where all employees feel supported and valued.
Electricians assemble, install and fabricate electrical components and systems that are tied into electrical operations in a vessel; their roles and influence touch essentially all aspects of the inner workings of a ship.
Qualifications:
  • Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training
  • Industrial/Construction Electrician trade certification (Red Seal/Journeyperson)
  • High standard of integrity and professionalism
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as being self-motivated to be able to work without supervision when required

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).
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

Physical effort and work conditions:
  • Candidates will be required to wear respiratory protective equipment and must comply with all safety regulations regarding the proper fit and use of this personal protective equipment.
  • Candidates will be required to work at heights from ladders, scaffolding, and platforms; stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb and work in confined spaces, inclement weather and support extended hours and overtime as business needs dictate. Work may be performed indoors and outdoors. You will frequently handle, lift, carry and set up parts and equipment that weigh up to fifty (50lbs) pounds. Occasionally, you may be required to lift and carry items that weigh over fifty (50lbs) pounds.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications
  • Install shipboard cables, cable trays, conduits and other materials & equipment
  • Identify type of equipment: motors and controls, generators, instrumentation, switchgears, industrial storage batteries, lighting fixtures
  • Install, examine, replace or repair electrical components
  • Use test equipment and components for current, continuity and voltage
  • Use electrician hand and power tools and various test equipment
  • Maintain, repair and test motors, generators and control systems
  • Effectively use Lock-out/Tag-out procedures

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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