Weeks Construction - Superintendent - Covington/Houma


Covington, LA, US Houma, LA, US New Orleans, LA, US

Requisition ID: 170615 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Weeks Marine - Dredging 

Department: Field Supervision 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Superintendent assists in supervising all daily operations and activities in the division. Responsibilities include assisting with project management, helping prepare project estimates, scheduling of divisional employees and materials, keeping schedule of equipment parts and repairs, assisting with quality assurance of project surveys and quantities, ensuring safety protocols are implemented and followed throughout the division. 

District Overview

Weeks Marine’s vast reach and deep expertise, combined with the sheer size and diversity of its equipment fleet, enables the company to serve as a one-stop shop for clients in both the private and governmental sectors, providing exceptional customer service, environmental sensitivity, operational efficiency, and a long-standing commitment to safety. Weeks Marine is headquartered in Cranford, New Jersey, and manages a network of regional offices in Louisiana, Texas, Hawaii, Guam, Ontario, and Nova Scotia.


Covington LA


•    Plan and supervises activities- including determining method of construction, manpower levels, material quantities, work schedules and ensures all necessary reporting requirements are met. 
•    Maintains liaison with operations, engineering and estimating to ensure work complies with contract specifications, drawings and work schedule.
•    Ability to prepare project estimate quantities for bidding purposes. Able to perform and/or interpret survey data for estimate preparation.
•    Assists in overseeing equipment repairs and scheduling.
•    Manages and submits weekly payrolls, equipment utilization reports and requisitions for parts and materials. 
•    Ensures that all on site personnel complies with project site procedures and Weeks Marine safety program. Documents all violations, notifies management and takes corrective actions as needed. 
•    Project Quality Control- ensures that project specifications are being adhered too. Overseeing quality of work being performed on site. Direct involvement with the client and attending project meetings.



•    7-10 years of dredging or marine construction experience (preferred)
•    3+ years of supervisory experience is required
•    NCCCO card and heavy machinery skills are a plus
•    Proficient knowledge of equipment related to the Bucket Dredge and Marsh Buggy industry preferred
•    Acceptable knowledge of survey software and equipment, such as Hypack, Trimble, and Teledyne Odom preferred
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word is required
•    This position requires fluent use of the verbal and written language



Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance 
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Weeks Marine. With marine construction and dredging projects across North America, you’ll be challenged and have more opportunities to grow from Day One.

At Weeks Marine, you'll develop multidiscipline capabilities to grow your knowledge of marine infrastructure construction, waterway maintenance and creation, tunneling and other environmental coastal protection projects — all while helping people across the globe live better.

If you're looking for a career that can take you places, look no further.

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

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