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An exciting and engaging career awaits you at Davie!

Davie understands the importance of teamwork and that is why we place our employees first. We guarantee you an exciting career with unique challenges as we grow and continue to achieve high performance through creativity and the support of our team.

We offer our employees a collaborative way working with management through working together

We are always looking for qualified and energetic people to join our team. For more information on current openings at Davie please scroll down.

We believe that we will be successful and will position ourselves to be at the forefront of worldwide maritime construction with the right team and we are waiting for you!

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Job Description:

Chantier Davie Canada Inc. is Canada’s largest shipbuilding and repair yard. Based on values such as success, dynamic, accountability and relationship, we are looking for a Quality Control Manager committed to the training and development of our people.


An important mission awaits you; to be responsible for the maintenance and implementation of Davie’s Quality System Program. This is done by ensuring that all work produced meets the regulations, standards and agreed upon procedures of the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System adopted and used by Davie. More specifically, you will:

  • Develop, keep up-to-date and ensure compliance with procedures for planning, organizing and executing all Quality Systems Operations within Davie;
  • Provide day-to-day assistance to quality control inspectors, accuracy control inspectors and NDT supervisors, as needed, to ensure effective and efficient completion of their daily activities;
  • Prepare and implement the Quality Plan (Inspection and Testing Plan) for new marine construction, marine maintenance and marine repairs;
  • Ensure that the document control associated with the Quality Systems team is up to date and accurate at all times;
  • Ensure that all non-conformance activities resulting from client complaints and/or unacceptable quality issues are documented and appropriate actions are taken according to agreed standards and within agreed deadlines;
  • Ensure management of the personnel under your supervision;
  • Support and participate in all internal/external audits;
  • Collaborate with the Quality Project for the analysis of non-conformities.


  • Have a minimum of 15 years of experience in QA/QC;
  • Have 7-10 years of experience in personnel management (preferably in shipbuilding);
  • Have a strong knowledge of classification rules and regulations (LR, DNV GL and ABS);
  • Have experience in marine new construction, marine maintenance, marine repair and general operations within the facility;
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills (French and English);
  • Have mastered computers including the use of Microsoft Office;
  • Have strong ability to work effectively with clients or other organizations/departments.


  • More than motivating career opportunities;
  • Stimulating and rewarding challenges;
  • A dynamic, creative and mobilized team;
  • And, moreover, attractive working conditions.
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Job Description:

Under the supervision of the OHS Manager, the OHS Prevention Officer is a specialist in the application of occupational accident prevention measures. He acts as an ambassador of prevention and occupational health and safety on a daily basis with all employees on the site. He provides advice and proposes corrective measures on multiple topics related to OHS.


  • Ensure worker compliance with applicable laws, regulations, procedures, safe work methodologies and personal protective equipment;
  • During safety rounds, observe the workers in order to analyze the dangers and risks in occupational health and safety on a shipbuilding yard;
  • Conduct accident investigation and analysis;
  • Provide creative solutions to support the implementation of prevention programs;
  • Implement prevention activities such as daily inspections, hazard indicator analysis and ASTs;
  • Identify health and safety non-compliance and work with supervisors to ensure that the employee can take action to eliminate the non-compliance;
  • Any other related tasks that may be requested by the superior.


  • 2 to 5 years of job-related experience is an asset
  • Relevant job-related training: DEC, ENVIRONMENT, HYGIENE AND SAFETY AT WORK (EHST), University Program, Occupational Health and Safety Short Program
  • CNESST safety officer certification is an asset
  • Ability to communicate in a professional context
  • Good knowledge of French and English, both written and spoken
  • Autonomy and organizational skills
  • Leadership and influential skills
  • Working knowledge of the MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint);
  • Ability to write reports and work in a multidisciplinary team;
  • Available to work days, evenings and weekends.


  • 40 hours per week
  • Evening and weekend bonuses
  • Access to a retirement plan with employer contributions upon entry into the workplace
  • Flexible group insurance plan
  • Employee Assistance Program for employees and their families
  • 3 weeks’ vacation
  • Possibility of overtime
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Job Description:

Chantier Davie Canada Inc. is Canada’s largest shipbuilding and repair yard. Based on values such as success, dynamic, accountability and relationship, we are looking for an industrial firefighter who puts the safety of his colleagues first and wants to build his career with us.


Ensure the safety of our staff by preventing fire hazards and accidents. More precisely, you will perform the following responsibilities:

  • Perform surveillance rounds to identify hazards and propose solutions to reduce the hazard of fire and injury;
  • Promote a culture of health and safety through exemplary behaviour in this area and also by ensuring the proper use of protective equipment;
  • Promote HSE awareness continuously within the department by leading by example and providing instructions, information, training and supervision to ensure safe performance of quality control inspectors and all other employees involved in your daily operations;
  • Ensure that Chantier Davie’s environmental policies are respected in all construction or repair projects;
  • Provide employees with the knowledge to recognize safe work practices, the knowledge to work only by following safe practices, and to notify colleagues when an unsafe practice occurs. Also provide guidance to production supervisors when they are unsure if a practice is safe and how they should proceed;
  • Ensure security of facilities and equipment; establish policies to prevent or minimize loss, theft, vandalism or other damage;
  • Act as a first responder on emergency calls with injuries.


  • You have the professional qualification Firefighter 1 or any other relevant fire training;
  • You have the ability to work under pressure;
  • You are versatile, flexible, a team player, a good listener, results oriented and enjoy building healthy relationships.


  • An hourly rate of $26.94 plus premium;
  • A group insurance program and a pension plan;
  • Caring colleagues and manager;
  • A healthy, safe and respectful work environment;
  • Multiple opportunities for advancement.
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Job Description:

An important mission awaits you: participate and support the Training and Talent Development Manager in the implementation of the Training and Talent Development Department. You will be responsible for implementing skills development programs for all Davie employees. Our goal is to create a long-term career for all our employees. To do so, you will need to modernize approaches to skills development at both the knowledge and know-how levels. More specifically, you will need to:

  • Develop and implement competency profiles by position, train the management team on the use of the tool and support managers in assessing the skills map of their department;
  • Support managers in producing individual training plans for their teams;
  • Participate in the implementation and deployment of an online training catalogue and the redesign of the introductory program for new employees;
  • Support the implementation of continuing education programs in the trades;
  • Develop a partnership with educational institutions to obtain accredited trainers;
  • Participate in the development of technological platforms and tools for training;
  • Develop and implement a leadership training program.


  • Have a first level university diploma in human resources management or related skills development training;
  • Have a minimum of eight (8) years of relevant work experience in corporate training projects, including industrial and trade settings;
  • Implemented and participated in organizational skills development projects that support the achievement of the organization’s objectives;
  • Have a strong ability to understand organizational needs and issues;
  • Demonstrate an excellent knowledge of the French and English languages, both orally and in writing;
  • Are aware of new trends in skills development and training;
  • Be a CRHA/CRIA member of the Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines agréés will be considered an asset;
  • Have good judgment in analyzing and solving complex situations, have the ability to learn quickly to use new applications, processes and technologies;
  • Have knowledge of instructional design methods and principles of adult learning and media production;
  • Have a very good spirit of collaboration and teamwork, are creative, curious, and have the ease of adaptation as well as a good tolerance to change.


  • More than motivating career opportunities;
  • The possibility of creating your own customized position;
  • Stimulating and rewarding challenges;
  • A dynamic, creative and committed team;
  • And, in addition, attractive working conditions.
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Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Estimating Director, the incumbent will have to calculate the cost of assigned specifications involving ship construction and ship repair requests for proposals and assesses the resources and implementation schedule in order to help the company to make quotations in order to obtain contracts within prescribed timeframes.  You will also have to analyse proposals from suppliers and makes recommendations for equipment and services selection.

Operations management

  • Study drawings, specifications, classification standards and regulations and take note of important elements in order to have better knowledge of the nature of equipment and of work details indicated in specifications.
  • Analyse assigned specifications and determine their labour and material costs and subcontractor costs to implement in the most cost effective way as possible.
  • Contact selected suppliers by phone, e-mail or mail and provide them with equipment specifications in order to obtain quotations.
  • Analyse suppliers’ quotations by comparing different equipment coming from them taking into account the technical aspect according to specifications, method of payment and delivery time, in order to choose the best product.
  • Determine the cost of each specification including the chosen equipment and services by calculating the price of each element and/or part included in the final product in order to obtain a total price for the work package.
  • Establish the necessary time to complete the work packages by taking into account the manpower data compiled for previous and similar specification, the acquired knowledge from previous projects, the specific elements of projects in progress and by asking for supervisor  or colleague assistance, if necessary, in order to calculate a total number of hours for assigned specifications.
  • List equipment and its cost, as well as all data related to labour, sub-contracts and other involved elements in order to assess the full cost of the specification.
  • Assess the level of confidence, risk and cost contingency required to apply to each estimated specification.
  • Attend Management Review Meetings as required at the request of the Director of Estimation.

Project Management

  • Develop and maintain procedures for planning, organizing and completing all Estimation Operations within CDCI.
  • Ensure compliance with the agreed upon procedures for planning, organizing and completing all Estimation Operations within CDCI.
  • Ensure that all relevant Estimation procedures and work instructions are available, understood, implemented and updated as per standard operating procedures.
  • Develop and cultivate a communication strategy between the Estimation team, Operations Management and the Client as required.
  • Ensure a smooth flow of operations though the Estimation department.

Required Skills and Knowledge for this role include but are not limited to the following:

  • A technical degree in in the appropriate discipline as related to the position or Electrical discipline background.
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in a similar position or as estimator in the marine, ship building or ship repair.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Autonomy; Ability to manage priorities.
  • Ability to negotiate.
  • Integrity.
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AVEVA Catalog & Specification Outfitting – Subject matter expert

Job Description:

Chantier Davie Canada is going digital by implementing AVEVA Suite to level up his performance and stand out from competition. To meet these ambitious goals and insure the satisfaction of their partners and clients, Davie needs to set an AVEVA experts Team.

Chantier Davie Canada is looking AVEVA Catalog & specification for Outfitting Support Davie’s vision to realize a full data integration. The AVEVA Cats & Specs for Outfitting will be the Companies Subject Matter Expert (SME) and responsible for the development and maintenance of its AVEVA Outfitting Catalog and Specifications.

Outfitting includes piping & mechanical, HVAC, electrical, steel outfitting and architectural outfitting disciplines.

Overview and purpose:

The AVEVA Catalog & specification for Outfitting will report directly to the AVEVA Administration manager and liaise with all outfitting design stakeholders such as AVEVA Support Team, Davie IT, Project Controls, Planning, Supply Chain, Materials Management, Engineering, Discipline Leads and Subcontract Design Agents.

The AVEVA Cats & Specs – SME will have a deep understanding of the use of 3D systems for design projects.

The AVEVA Cats & Specs will ensure all of Davie’s health, safety and environment policies and procedures are adhered to at all times.

Shipbuilding experience considered to be a strong asset.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to manage the development of AVEVA E3D Catalogs & Specification such as Catalog Manager, Paragon, Specon and Propcon.
  • Provide and generate catalogs and specifications to suit the requirements of the shipbuilding outfitting specifications and requirements.
  • Liaise with outfitting discipline leads and materials engineers for respective special items.
  • Establish and use a reliable method for validating all inputs and outputs.
  • Supervise any support resources working under your guidance.
  • Perform project data integrity checks.
  • Support project development and execution at Davie, Client and Subcontractor offices. (or any other remote support sites)
  • Monitoring of planned tasks.
  • Support Davie Administration Resources and Design Subcontractors with the implementation of the related modules (Design output features for development of shop floor norms and ABoM features for early supply chain estimates / establish strategic supply chain partnerships)


  • Degree or Bachelor in Engineering or any pertinent field
  • 5 years of AVEVA outfitting cats & specs administration is preferred.
  • Deep understanding of engineering design procedures and requirements, combined with hands-on practical software experience, minimize delivery schedule and cost.
  • Affinity for consistency, organization and keep clear and detailed record keeping.
  • Strong adaptation capabilities and communication skills (written & spoken).
  • Collaborate within a diverse design team environment, able to share expertise with others.
  • Independent time management.
  • Previous experience working within shipbuilding project outfitting standards and specifications.
  • Some knowledge of AVEVA Administration would be an asset.

Conditions related to the position:

  • 40 hours week schedule from Monday to Friday
  • Competitive salary
  • Pension Fund & health insurance
  • Parking
  • Employee assistance program
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Primavera Subject Matter Expert

Job Description:

Act at the Project Controls department expert in the use of primavera, ensuring knowledge transfer and development of expertise for all Project Control’s staff with regard to the use of Primavera for project planning, scheduling and reporting. This role includes to:

  • Establish and ensure adherence to scheduling processes and procedures;
  • Provide expert level support for the use of Primavera by all its users at Davie;
  • Provide expert advice on development of Program or Project schedules including Work Breakdown Structures, Key Project Milestones, and project reporting baselines;
  • Provide analysis support, as required, in support of setting contingencies, progress & trending reporting, project delay and schedule threat mitigation;
  • Determine and advise on schedule issues related to change management and potential claims;
  • Identification of Program schedule, Opportunities / vulnerabilities;
  • Undertake quantitative schedule risk analysis & schedule contingency determination.


  • Fifteen plus (15+) years of progressive project controls experience.
  • Must be an expert user of Primavera P6, including; system configuration and administration, multi-stakeholder integration methods (internal & external) schedule architecture for various contracting models, and resource levelling;
  • Well-versed and fully capable of application of skills and methods in scheduling and progress methodologies as contained in AACE and PMI (PMBOK) standard practices. Expert-level mastery of project delivery phases, activities performed in each phase, and associated deliverables;
  • Experience with various contracting models (e.g., reimbursable, lump sum);
  • Experience with various types of Project work such as new construction, modular fabrication, and repair work;
  • Strong knowledge of the interrelationship of a good technical project scope definition, quality of the schedule and estimate, construction sequence and execution, procurement and contracting strategies, commissioning and start up;
  • Strong experience managing integrated and multi-stakeholder schedules;
  • Capable of managing impact of change and trends, CPI / SPI / MPI;
  • Strong knowledge of Risk Management principles and methodologies;
  • Strong knowledge of Earned Value Measurement (EVM — ANSI EIA-748B) in engineering, procurement, fabrication & construction;
  • Full understanding of cross-functional interfaces with engineering, procurement (materials & subcontracts), construction, safety, quality, finance/accounting, and operations;
  • Ability to work well as an integral part of a large team that includes the customer, engineering disciplines, execution management team, and third-party suppliers;
  • Superior abilities to teach and transfer knowledge;
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong work ethic produces accurate and credible deliverables, meet deadlines;
  • Capable of developing and delivering a professional presentation in the slide show, report, and verbal format;
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to influence, mentorship skills, and relationship building skills;
  • Superior interpersonal, organizational, analytical, managerial and communication skills.
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Project Control specialist

Job Description:

In this role, the incumbent is responsible for project budget development, cost control, forecasting & change management according to corporative procedures and policies of the company. They must provide support to the project Controls Manager in all aspects of project cost control for the project. This is accomplished by collecting and analyzing weekly and monthly cost progress; identifying and assisting in analyzing project variances; ensuring information is updated and integrated into the required project cost reports; and managing and reporting this information to appropriate levels in standard formats in a timely manner.

This role will require Interface & reconciliation with Scheduling, Change Management, Estimating, Corporate Finance and Contracts & Procurement Teams, data and supporting Company processes.  This role must work closely with the Finance Team to ensure actual costs and labour hours are constantly aligned to financial data.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide cost performance reports related to the project, including weekly reports, budget development, weekly & monthly forecast and end-of-month reviews compared with approved budgets.
  • Prepare with support of other Project Controls & Finance team members management information reports such as backup information to support the invoicing processes, contract direct cost analysis, data to support cash flow management & reporting, currency impact analysis, and open commitment status.
  • Work in close cooperation with the Project Controls Manger to make sure that he is aware of the impact of the prepared reports as they relate to the project in progress providing recommendations for recovery as appropriate.
  • Complete a comprehensive budget analysis compared with real costs of the project- weekly or as defined.
  • Supports the implementation of internal Project controls, procedures, systems and forecasting techniques and that they are implemented during various stages of the project according to the company’s standards.
  • Assist gathering close out data from projects for benchmarking purposes.
  • Stewardship of actual costs (labour, material, subs, equipment & expenses) are coded to the correct charge codes and provide direction & recommendations on any required corrections.
  • Provide general support to other departments, e.g.: Supply and Production
  • Perform any other related tasks.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or any relevant field
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in a related position
  • English intermediate level (Spoken and written)
  • Ability to work well alone as well as with a team
  • Master in Excel (Knowledge of VBA and macros)
  • Keen working knowledge of financial system, project management technics (planning, budget control, etc.)
  • CPA, CA, CMA or CGA certification (asset)
  • Relevant degree or training in cost control and-or project management (asset)
  • Successfully complete the investigation and security clearance process required by the Federal Government Contract Security Program.


  • Permanent
  • 40 hours per week from Monday to Friday
  • Flexible Benefits plan
  • Pension fund
  • Free parking
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Health, Safety and Environment Advisor

Job Description:

In order to carry out his/her duties, the holder of this position is responsible for monitoring and supervising managers, their employees and production activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Propose a unifying OHS vision for all projects;
  • Ensure, with the various levels of the organization, the development of strategies, implementation and development of good practices in OHS;
  • Ensure the coaching and training of supervisors;
  • Monitor the project supervisors to ensure that objectives are achieved;
  • Sensitize and motivate the project management team with regards to the systems;
  • Monitor activities and analyze accident trends and results;
  • Identify potential risks and changes that could have an impact on the site;
  • Prepare a detailed report on the status of systems, results of activities and recommendations;
  • Establish mechanisms to ensure policy implementation and accident reduction;
  • Plan, organize, lead and control prevention programs;
  • Ensure compliance with OHS regulatory obligations and contribute to continuous performance improvement;
  • Remain informed on the implementation of corrective measures and action plans;
  • Lead intervention methods and practices associated with risk analysis;
  • Provide advice to the project management team (interventions, priorities, safety equipment, legislation, etc.);
  • Collaborate with the preventionist team to identify OHS training priorities and needs for each sector;
  • Provide leaderships in the development, administration and maintenance of OHS standards and continuous improvement programs;
  • Coordinate and follow up on HS audits to ensure satisfactory compliance;
  • Participate and manage audits;
  • Provide training to employees.


  • University or college diploma related to occupational health and safety (OHS);
  • Experience as a health and safety advisor, or in an equivalent position, in construction industry;
  • First aid training;
  • Good knowledge of safety, environment and training requirements in the marine sector (an asset);
  • Good knowledge of the statutory requirements and laws surrounding the marine industry (an asset);
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Good problem-solving skills;
  • The ability to work as a team in a dynamic and constantly changing work environment.
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Job Description:


The holder of this position will have to prepare and paint different surfaces or ship components or other projects.  In addition, he/she:

  • Reads and interprets job cards and prepares surfaces according to the applicable procedures;
  • Mixes and sorts colours of the different paint products.
  • Applies paint and fibreglass to surfaces using the appropriate tools such as pressure pumps, “no air” and “conventional” typesor others;
  • Operates the “Wheelabrator” shot blasting and painting machines;
  • Checks with gauges the required thickness.
  • Maintains equipment used for the job such as pumps, pistols, hoods, hoses etc.;
  • Varnishes, paints and touches up furniture;
  • Cuts glass, installs panes, applies wallpaper, cuts and paints letters or ornaments onto surfaces using paint brush or air brush.



Hold one of the following diplomas:

  • Diploma of vocational studies (DVS)in bodywork
  • Secondary School Diploma;
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Job Description:


The holder of this position will have toperform fabrication, assembling and disassembling work for pipe spools in the shop. In addition, he/she:

  • Reads and interprets plans, job cards, sketches, diagrams and specifications inherent to the job;
  • Measures, marks and cuts different types of pipes to the specified length;
  • Performs preliminary work for assembly of pipe spools such as bevelling, bending, etc.;
  • Prepares components required for the assembly of pipe spools, and fabricates templates as required;
  • Performs chemical or mechanical cleaning of pipes and their components.
  • Performs pipe and component systems tests;
  • Respects, according to Company quality standards, the procedural requirements set out to perform the job and report to the foreman anything that is not in line with the standards.



Hold a diploma in plumbing-heating (DVS)

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