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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 Shop Supervisor to join our fast-paced, dynamic team in Saint John, New Brunswick.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Receive phone inquiries and coordinate repairs (welding, fabrication, painting) and assisting with generating parts and materials lists
  • Supervise and ensuring all resources are scheduled efficiently and the work is prioritized to meet operational requirements
  • Work with maintenance coordinator and operations to ensure equipment and repairs are completed as scheduled to meet operational demands
  • Responsible for driving and sustaining a 5S culture with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Ability to manage difficult situations, provide guidance and leadership as required
  • Facilitate safety meetings and other work-related sessions, such as daily management meetings and toolbox sessions
  • Ensure risk management assessments are conducted as needed to ensure work areas are safe prior to performing work
  • Follows and drive processes in relation to Quality, Environment, Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • Review and approve payroll, and ensure data validation
  • Travel may be required
  • Must participate in on-call rotation 


  • Trade Certification or College Diploma, such as Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Minimum of 4-5 years of experience in supervising the repair of Heavy Equipment
  • Experience in the Construction or Equipment industry is considered an asset
  • Strong organizational skills, coordinating and scheduling of resources
  • Ability to read and understand schematics, drawings and manuals is an asset
  • Background knowledge in mechanics, hydraulic and electrical systems is an asset
  • Ability to effectively manage time and meet all specified deadlines
  • Proactive, detail oriented, and a sense of urgency is a must
  • Strong communication skills and ability to initiate and lead critical verbal conversations is a requirement
  • Proficiency in MS Office

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please apply online by October 11th, 2019.

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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