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Platform Engineering Team Lead - Zonal Design

Irving Shipbuilding
19003971 Requisition #
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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 Defense.

This is a full-time, permanent staff role based in Halifax NS.

The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities and qualifications:


  • Responsible for supporting daily operations regarding the functional leadership of ‘Zone’ leads in support of developing the ship spatial design solution.
  • Assist with streamlining Engineering processes with an emphasis on process design for cost and cycle time reduction
  • Assist the Engineering Manager Zonal with strategic and tactical continuous improvement activities in multiple vessel construction
  • Ensure compliance with all Company Environmental, Health and Safety policies and identify and suggest changes to promote safety awareness
  • Ensure strict adherence to Company quality procedures and policies
  • Assist with formalizing design rules and supporting measures across business
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Education Required: 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering in relevant discipline
    • P. Eng, MBA, or PMP considered to be a strong asset
  • Years of Experience: 5+ years of experience in shipbuilding environment
  • Experience in “new build’ first of class desirable
  • Proven ability as a technical lead or support in a complex and fast-paced environment
  • Proven track record in achieving high performance levels
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).


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:


For further details, please contact Erin Sloan at: sloan.erin@irvingshipbuilding.com.


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


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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.


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