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.
Irving Shipbuilding Inc. is seeking a Welding Manager.
This is a permanent full-time role based in Halifax Regional Municipality, NS.
- Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, an M.Sc. in Welding Engineering or IWE Diploma
- Years of Experience: 5-15 years of experience working in a similar role
- Demonstrated extensive knowledge of all welding processes, including automation and robotics;
- Capable of working independently and with others;
- Computer skills with experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
- Ability to obtain certification as the company Welding Engineer per Canadian Welding Bureau requirements; and
- Registration as, or ability to become registered as, a Professional Engineer in Nova Scotia.
- Ensure welding and brazing procedures, welders, welding operators, and brazers are qualified in accordance with ASME Section IX, CSA, AWS, applicable Class (LR, DNV GL, etc.) or other contract requirements.
- Ensure Irving Shipbuilding maintains CWB certifications. Schedules necessary CWB Audits and resolves any audit findings or recommendations.
- Ensure Non Destructive Examination (NDE) performed by subcontractors meets contract requirements.
- Establish processes and procedures necessary to ensure the quality of welding at Irving Shipbuilding including but not limited to welding sequences to minimize distortion, preheat/post heat controls, and weld repair techniques.
- Work closely with Production Directors to maintain the quality of welding and identify improvements in the welding process.
- Monitor the performance of VT certified personnel.
- Weld repair recommendations;
- Development of weld procedures and qualification
- Reduction of weld defects; and
- Interpretation of weld defects.
- Develop further existing fitting & welding processes and tools;
- Assist with equipment specification and purchase;
- Understand and ensure compliance with contract documents and Class requirements;
- Act as a liaison to various customers (i.e., Canada and Class); and
- A good understanding of NDT methods and ability to conduct a thorough root cause analysis of defects.
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.
For additional information please contact: Tracey MacCharles at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please complete the online application form. An up-to-date resume of past experience and education is required.
All applications will be reviewed by one of our recruiters. If the recruiter sees a potential opportunity (current or future) that matches your skills and experience, you will be contacted to discuss your qualifications for a position with Irving Shipbuilding.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews 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.