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Be part of impactful innovation at A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd.

A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd. + Clare, Nova Scotia

As the oldest and largest privately owned shipyard in Nova Scotia, situated in the vibrant Acadian community of Clare, we combine tradition and innovation to craft vessels for global destinations. Emphasizing the importance of work-life balance, we invite you to join us in making a lasting difference.

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Join our team and make a difference.

workplace safety

We are committed to create a culture where our commitment to safety inspires Employees to be conscious, disciplined, self-aware and willing to help others.


We strive to be honest, fair and understanding in all aspects of our business.

continuous improvement

We will invest in Employees and Infrastructure to give ourselves a competitive advantage in every aspect of our business.


We are committed to provide a respectful and equitable work environment inclusive of all genders, races, ethnicities, nationalities and physical disabilities.

environmental stewardship

We are committed to environmentally sustainable policies and procedures throughout our organization.


We are committed to quality workmanship and professionalism throughout the entire customer experience.


All our Employees are accountable for their tasks at hand and to complete those tasks to the best of their abilities.

our values

Join A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd., where innovation is our motivation to achieve.


At AFT, employees enjoy various benefits, such as healthcare coverage, retirement plans, professional development opportunities, and a supportive work environment.

company pension

Through our company pension matching program, we help you build a strong foundation for your retirement.

dental & vision care

Keep your teeth healthy and your eyes sharp with comprehensive vision and dental coverage.

disability insurance

Life is unpredictable, and we recognize that unexpected events can impact your ability to work.

extended health care

We offer access to Health insurance to keep you feeling great.

life insurance

Life is a journey filled with uncertainties, and it's essential to plan for the well-being of your loved ones.

on-site parking

Enjoy hassle-free parking with our ample and secure on-site parking facilities.

store discount

Our most popular benefit, you get a 15% exclusive in-store discount at the A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd. Stockroom.


We prioritize work-life balance with generous vacation benefits for our employees to recharge and enjoy time off.

Join A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd.

current opportunities

Proudly Crafted: Explore Our Vessels

In the current era, Commercial Fishing Boats, Ferries, and Commercial Workboats demand state-of-the-art craftsmanship. We integrate traditional techniques with cutting-edge technologies, constructing vessels up to 150'/45m using Steel, Aluminum, Fibreglass, and Advanced Composites.

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