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Irving Equipment Limited is a well-established Heavy Lift and Specialized Transport company with a diverse fleet of mobile and crawler cranes, SPMTs, and other specialized transport and lifting equipment with locations in Saint John, New Brunswick, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and several other branches around Atlantic Canada and the United States.


At Irving Equipment, you will discover a fast-paced work environment and gain exposure to a wide range of industrial, commercial, infrastructure and residential projects. A proud member of the J.D. Irving, Limited family of companies, we are always seeking to attract the very best talent.

We are currently seeking applicants for the position of PILE DRIVING LEAD HAND to join our fast-paced, dynamic team in Saint John, New Brunswick.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Mobilization/demobilization – lead crew in A&D of cranes and pile driving equipment
  • Responsible for driving piles and meeting production requirements
  • Read and interpret construction plans, pile orientations, other relevant and related information
  • Working closely with operators, riggers and pile driving management
  • Supervise and coordinate sub-contractors
  • Work closely with supervisor, in determining equipment and methodology for carrying out job scope
  • Lead crew in the yard including loading and unloading equipment
  • Maintain organized records, events onsite, pile logs, daily activities
  • Drive safety culture by identifying potential hazards and addressing them
  • Working with subcontractors and consultants’ site, pile splicing, pile testing, coordination of work



  • Experience in the Construction or Equipment industry with knowledge of cranes and rigging
  • Must be willing to become a member/or be a member of Local 946
  • Willingness to travel as required
  • Ability to strive in a fast-paced environment
  • Very technical and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please apply online.

We appreciate your interest in our company!  The initial review of applications will begin on the deadline date for applying.  Applications received after the deadline may not be considered.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

To learn more about our products and services, click here



Irving Equipment Limited 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.

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