The hardworking men and women of shipbuilding form the backbone of our lucrative industry, and represent a family built on pride, mutual respect and equality. We love our work, and take immense pride in our accomplishments. Find out what it takes to be a shipbuilder by visiting the profiles, videos and stories that have been shared from the heart and soul of our industry – BC’s shipbuilders.
Whether you are just finishing school or are considering a career change, the shipbuilding and ship repair industry offers adventure and challenge with a secure future. Though our career paths and backgrounds may differ, we are a solid team and each and every one of us has earned our “bragging rights”. From building enormous ships and cranes, to maintaining high-tech systems, we work closely together to ensure the safety and well-being of countless people.
Read job profiles of shipbuilders in BC.
Our workforce is the core of our industry. We rely on solid teamwork and camaraderie to succeed, and provide ongoing support and guidance to ensure that success. The fiercely proud men and women of our industry represent a vast array of personalities, skill sets and experiences, and all of us recognize the importance of mentorship, ongoing training, good work ethics and mutual respect. No matter our experience, we’ve all got a story to share.
Learn more about BC’s shipbuilders by reading our stories.
Our industry presents many exciting opportunities for continuous growth, and rewards those who work hard and strive for success. We are a community built on teamwork, and receive great pay and benefits to accomplish the work that we love, in an area that we love to work. Though we’ve taken different career paths to get where we are, and each of our views is unique, we are all proud of our work and ready to share our knowledge with the next generation of shipbuilders.
Meet the real shipbuilders of British Columbia.