Careers at Heddle Shipyards

Become a part of an elite team.

Working in the trades in the shipyard offers opportunities to progress in your career that may not be available in any other industry.

Why is Heddle Shipyards a leading employer on the Great Lakes and beyond?

  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Apprenticeships, education reimbursement and training opportunities
  • Comprehensive benefits for employees and family
  • Coop/internships opportunities for employees children

New Horizons

Heddle Shipyards has partnered with local colleges and universities to offer on the job training, apprenticeships, virtual experiences and even ship repair courses to expand the reach of the opportunities available in this exciting field.

If you are looking for opportunities in an apprenticeship in any of the following trades or you are already a ticketed tradesperson looking for a new adventure, reach out to our email to express interest in joining our team:

  • Carpenters
  • Electricians
  • Welders/fitters
  • Millwrights
  • Machinists
  • Mechanics
  • Crane operators


Heddle Shipyards strives to be a preferred employer in each of the communities where we have operations.

We are building a workplace culture on the foundation of employee engagement and satisfaction. We understand that employees want to be valued, respected and heard.