Irving Shipbuilding - Co-Op Students

Engineering Student Job- Fall 2017 Co-op- Irving Shipbuilding - J.D. Irving, Limited Careers


Irving Shipbuilding, 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 and the Canadian Coast Guard. The company's commitment to health, safety and care for its employees and the environment is an integral part of its business.


  • Education Required:

  • Currently enrolled in a 4 year Engineering program

  • Electrical, Structural, or Naval Architecture Engineering discipline

  • Ability to interpret technical concepts, drawings, and specifications

  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Access, Excel)

  • Strong analytical, organizational, and communication skills

  • Assist readily and be a team player within the shipbuilding environment

  • Ability to work flexible hours and overtime as required

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).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge in using drawings, equipment and certifications

  • Work with various engineering teams

  • Liaising with various other stakeholders including Production, Procurement, Planning, and Engineering personnel

What We Offer:

  • Irving Shipbuilding is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including but not limited to medical, dental, and vision

We appreciate your interest in our company! 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.


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