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26 Jun 2018  Anywhere


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Job Description

Our client, Irving Shipbuilding Inc., 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 Electrical Facilities Engineer is responsible for managing multidiscipline capital projects as assigned by the Facilities Engineering Manager, leading the development of electrical and instrumentation standards/processes for ISI sites, providing technical support to ISI Facility Maintenance Group, supporting the Facility Maintenance Group in optimization of electrical preventative maintenance program, assisting in the development and execution of requirements related to facilities projects, facilities systems that support production, special projects and maintenance projects, overseeing the work of Contractors to ensure compliance with site polices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ Electrical Engineering experience.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer is highly preferred.
  • Understanding of HV and LV electrical distribution.
  • Considerable experience in the management of multiple engineering projects.
  • Ability to work independently and/or with multi-disciplined teams of people.
  • Demonstrated experience in project disciplines such as CPM/PERT, MRP, Gantt charts and multi-level schedules, budgeting, claims processing, progress measurement, expediting and the management of change.
  • Familiarity with Building Management Software would be an asset.
  • Eligible for membership in Project Management Institute such as a PMP is desirable.
  • Strong communication skills and negotiation skills are essential.
  • Problem solving skills, flexibility, logical analytical thought processes and sound judgment.
  • Strong presentation skills using Microsoft Power Point.
  • Experienced in use of AutoCad.

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).

For consideration, please contact Lynn Breau at 506-852-8043 or email your resume in confidence to breau.lynn@personnel-search.com

Job Categories: Engineering and Shipbuilding.

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