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Irving Shipbuilding Inc
Halifax, NS B3K 5M7
Manufacturing - Other
Job Type
Full Time

Senior Design Support Specialist

About the Job

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 fulltime, permanent staff role (one opening) located in Halifax, N.S.


  • Support production implementation of Design- Machinery designs
  • Develop engineered solutions for design issues and production improvements
  • Verify correct implementation of design and modifications
  • Track and expedite modification approvals


Qualifications and Experience:

  •  Qualified Mechanical engineer with experience in a shipbuilding environment – New build preferred
  • 3D CAD programming experience required
  • Experience working with a Government/ Military customer base
  • Computer skills with experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must hold or be willing to become a Professional Engineer in Nova Scotia

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).

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.

For further information please contact Emily Snow at Snow.Emily@jdirving.com

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

Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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