I liked the idea of being close to home after high school. So when a friend told me about the apprenticeship program at NBCC, I was in. I’m still learning every day – from my mentors and co-workers here at the mill. It’s a great fit.
Want to learn more about the trades we’re hiring for? Just ask.

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I grew up here, and I love New Brunswick life. Now, I work at the mill where my dad worked for 30 years. There are so many opportunities at JDI – you can really choose your own path.
Want to learn more starting your career path here? Just ask.

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Growing up, I had a passion for architecture and design… So finding the career I wanted, at Kent Homes, was perfect. I lead a great team of people. We’re a close-knit group – it feels like home here. My family thinks so too.
Want to learn more about building your career here? Just ask.

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I started here as a student, and now I’m working with our HR team. I connect great people with the right careers. I love playing a part in bringing, and keeping, the best and brightest here in New Brunswick.
Want to learn more about our career and development opportunities? Just ask.

Watch Lindsay’s TV commercial on YouTube

Family matters, and mine is on the East Coast. I knew I wanted to raise my family here. And it’s good to know that whether I’m in the office or the mill, I’m strengthening communities where we work… and live.
Want to learn more about new jobs from our new investments? Just ask.

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I've always been up for a challenge – from competitive mountain biking to my career. And when I wanted to take my career to the next level, JDI put me through an MBA. I’m always supported and empowered to take on the next challenge.
Interested in a challenging career? Just ask.

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After 17 years away, I wanted to come home to New Brunswick. Now, I lead an HR team focused on finding and developing great people, including 200+ summer students, every year. This is where careers grow and I love being a part of that.
Questions about career opportunities? Just ask.

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Joining the New Graduate Program at JDI Logistics was an easy decision. Now I have a fast-paced career, here at home. I’m embarking on a career that can go anywhere with a company that can, well, go anywhere.
Questions about career opportunities for new grads? Just ask.

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I worked in forestry, and a few years ago, I was up for a new challenge. JDI supported me in this transition. Now they are supporting me through my MBA so I can continue to make big moves – in my career and on the sea.
Questions about diverse career opportunities? Just ask.

Watch Sheldon’s TV commercial on YouTube

It’s empowering to lead a growing business and to work with a great crew. And doing it in New Brunswick means I can raise my kids in a great community and enjoy quality time with my family. And I know our crew gets to make it home every night too.
Questions about our career opportunities? Just ask.

Watch Don’s TV commercial on YouTube

I moved from Mali to study civil engineering at Université de Moncton. And once I was here, I quickly realized I wanted to stay. Now I work on innovative projects with a wonderful team, designing new homes in a place that feels like home.
Questions about engineering positions or internships? Just ask.

Watch Dalla’s TV commercial on YouTube

After backpacking abroad, I was ready to come home to a rewarding career. I worked with JDI when I was in university and realized the career opportunities were endless. So it was a natural fit. The skills I have and the job I love can take me anywhere I want to go.
Want to learn more about our career and growth opportunities? Just ask.

Watch Brooke’s TV commercial on YouTube

After university, I moved to Calgary. When my niece was born, I realized I didn’t want to be the uncle she saw once a year. I took a job with JDI and quickly realized it was a career. I was even supported through an MBA.
Want to learn more about careers at JDI companies? Just ask.

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  • Hi, Do you know what is the projected amount of people that will be hired from the job fair held in sussex last week?

    Asked on February 2, 2016 at 3:32pm


    We have approximately 165 current openings in NB, NS and PEI. We project to hire almost 7,900 between now and 2018; 3700 of which are in NB. 

    We are‎ reviewing current applications from the hiring fair for qualified candidates with the skills and experience needed for these various positions.



  • To date, has anyone been contacted since the Sussex job fair last week? Thanks

    Asked on February 1, 2016 at 4:14pm

    We were pleased to welcome 1,040 participants at our hiring fair. To date, four people have been hired and our Human Resources team continues to process the applications as we move towards further job offers.

  • What exactly does your company do? What do you manufacture? What do your engineers do?

    Asked on January 23, 2016 at 12:08pm


    Thank you for your question.

    J.D. Irving, Limited is a conglomerate of a diverse group of enterprises in the fields of agriculture, construction and equipment, consumer products, energy, food, forestry and forestry products, retail and distribution, shipbuilding and industrial fabrication, and transportation and logistics. Our companies consist of mechanical, power, chemical, electrical and process engineers. The job description will vary depending upon the department and business for which they work.

    For more information on our company, and our current openings visit our careers page at jdijobs.ca or our website at jdirving.com.

  • I was informed JDI is having another job fair in Sussex next week. Is this open to the public or only for those effected by the mine closing. Is this job fair the same for those affected by the lay-offs back in November? I plan on attending this fair if its open to the public. I am very interested in learning about current operator openings.

    Asked on January 21, 2016 at 7:12pm


    Thank you for your question!

    Yes, the job fair in Sussex on January 28th is open to the public.

    For more information on the job fair, including a list of the positions we are hiring for, please visit our online posting: https://www.jdirving.com/BlogPage.aspx?id=2687&blogid=74