This job posting isn't available in all website languages

Home > Careers > Current Job Postings

Irving Shipbuilding
19005138 Requisition #




Irving Shipbuilding Inc., 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 Defence.

This is a permanent full time position located in Halifax, NS.


  • Responsible for overseeing all safety, regulatory and certification related tasks for the CSC design phase.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the required quality of the engineering outputs supplied by the CSC sub-contractors is delivered.
  • Responsible for representing ISI at major design reviews and signing off the design as meeting all safety and regulatory requirements
  • Responsible for certifying the CSC ships during and at the end of the build activities.
  • Responsible for design verification activities and approving all Platform and Combat test forms, reviewing test data and ultimately signing off test forms.
  • Responsible for approving all safety, regulatory and certification related changes to the engineering baseline.
  • Responsible for approving and implementing process and procedures to support the Chief Engineer’s scope of work.
  • Work with the CSC Technical Directors to assist in resolving technical issues.
  • Work with the Customers ‘Technical Authority’ to approve Concessions and Waivers.
  • Represents technical authority for Irving Shipbuilding on the CSC Program

 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).


  • Post Secondary Education in Engineering (Naval Architect or Marine Engineering preferred)
  • 7+ years of experience in a Marine Engineering environment at a senior level
  • Experience working with a 3D model in a ship design environment
  • Experience working on major Defense contracts an asset
  • Experience in the shipbuilding industry (War Ships/Submarines preferred) considered essential
  • Accustomed to working in a fast-paced environment with multiple conflicting priorities
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Comfort with MS Office suite of software

For additional information please contact: Erin Sloan at sloan.erin@irvingshipbuilding.com

What We Offer:

  • Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary commensurate with the experience of the Candidate 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.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview 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.

Previous Job Searches

My Profile

Create and manage profiles for future opportunities.

Go to Profile

My Submissions

Track your opportunities.

My Submissions

Similar Listings

Irving Shipbuilding

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, Bluenose Building

📁 Engineering

Requisition #: 20000590

Irving Shipbuilding

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, Bluenose Building

📁 Engineering

Requisition #: 20000592

Irving Shipbuilding

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, Bluenose Building

📁 Engineering

Requisition #: 19005034