Our Future with Irving Shipbuilding Inc. starts here.

Build an exciting career right here!

If you are interested in a career with Irving Shipbuilding Inc. we would like to hear from you.  

Why work with Irving Shipbuilding Inc.? You can have a dynamic, diverse, family-friendly career and be part of the J.D. Irving, Limited family of companies, dedicated to your success, health and wellness and safety.

We offer a wide range of exciting opportunities working at our world-class shipbuilding, repair and fabrication facilities in Nova Scotia.

We’re always looking for the best employees and we want to hear from you.

View our Current Openings and send us your resume today.

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Irving Shipbuilding encourages applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds, including African Canadians, Aboriginals, Women, and People with Disabilities.

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

Irving Shipbuilding - Integrity, Customer Service and Pride propel every project we undertake.

Trade Openings

New projects mean a high demand for dedicated and talented trade employees.

We are always looking for great people to fill current and future openings in the following job categories. Please follow the link below and submit your application online. Once you have submitted a resume, we will keep it active for a year or more and you will be considered for openings as they arise.

Current Openings

Your Future with Irving Shipbuilding starts here.

We’re actively hiring for exciting new projects

Future Openings

Future Staff Openings
Send us your expressions of interest today.

If there are no current opportunities that match your qualifications, but you are interested in joining the Irving Shipbuilding Inc. team, please let us know. 


Irving Shipbuilding enjoys having energetic students experience a real-world workplace. If you’re a student joining us for a work term we'll supply you with a challenging, fast-paced work environment

Health & Wellness

At Irving Shipbuilding,  we believe healthy active living leads to productive work, a happy home and all-around good health. We also think employees who work when sick, stressed or distracted could be a risk to themselves and others.