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Engineering & Science
Central NB Woodlands
23000698 Requisition #

Senior Civil Engineer – Central New Brunswick Woodlands


At J.D. Irving, Limited, you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results.  With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career across our diverse operating divisions.

Founded in 1882, J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has operations in Eastern Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador), and the United States. We are a team of 19,000 dedicated employees.

J.D. Irving, Limited, is looking for an experienced leader to join our team in Central New Brunswick as a Senior Civil Engineer. Over the next three years, the Woodlands Division is significantly increasing the volume of products we transport from our forest operation to our mill customers. To meet this challenge, the successful candidate will bring vast project management experience and extensive business connections, specifically in the eastern Canada region. This candidate will play an integral role in achieving the large-scale construction projects of the central New Brunswick region.


What We Offer:

  • Full-time or part-time employment working with a large and diverse organization
  • Competitive compensation package 
  • Health & Dental coverage
  • Matching RRSP contribution
  • Ongoing personal and professional development opportunities
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Company vehicle
  • Opportunities for advancement



  • A civil engineering degree or a civil technician diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution 
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience managing projects
  • A minimum of 15 years’ experience constructing and maintaining roads
  • Experience mentoring a junior team of engineers would be considered an asset
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Class 5 driver’s license
  • 5 or more years working locally in the New Brunswick region would be considered an asset
  • Experience with Road Eng, or Civil 3D would be considered an asset

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and lead road projects
  • Develop a roadmap for strategic road construction that is aligned with our overall transportation strategy
  • Develop work plans for large-scale strategic road construction projects
  • Conduct and coordinate contractors, consultants, and their activities.
  • Work with Junior Project Engineer to support a team of Foresters, Superintendents, and Supervisors
  • Carry out cost analysis for all projects
  • Act as a mentor for junior members of the team
  • Travel between construction sites and regions within central New Brunswick

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please apply online.  
For more details on this new position, feel free to call Brad Abernethy at 1-506-440-9218.
We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 
To learn more about our products and services, click 
J.D. Irving, Limited, Woodlands Division 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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