Weeks Dredging - Designer


Covington, LA, US

Requisition ID: 171164 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Weeks Marine - Dredging 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Marine 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Designer develops drawings for constructing new equipment or implementing changes to existing equipment. 

District Overview

Established in 1919, Weeks Marine, Inc. is one of the largest marine, dredging and tunneling contractors in North America and has successfully completed projects throughout North and South America, from inland waterways to offshore sites in the Pacific and the Atlantic. Weeks Marine has three key divisions – Construction, Dredging and Marine Services – which are bolstered by three major subsidiaries, Healy Tibbitts Builders, Inc., McNally International, Inc. and North American Aggregates.  
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.  


This position can be based out of our Dredging Divisional Office in Covington, Louisiana or our offices in Houma, LA.


●    Creation of detailed drawings
●    Documentation and record keeping
●    Obtaining bids for fabrication of equipment 
●    Compiling and awarding bid packages for fabrication of equipment
●    Ensuring drawings meet Marine standards and regulatory compliance
●    May require infrequent travel


●    3+ years of related experience preferred
●    Bachelor’s degree in industrial design discipline required
●    Strong proficiency with CAD software (AUTOCAD, SOLIDWORKS)
●    Proficient skills in standard office software packages 
●    Possess a strong understanding of engineering principles and manufacturing techniques
●    Ability to work 40-hour work week, M-F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., additional hours as needed
●    Willingness and ability to travel as needed
●    This position requires fluent use of the verbal and written English language

Required Certifications or Licenses

●    Driver’s License

Physical Requirements

●    Ability to remain in seated stationary position for long periods of time
●    Ability to navigate around office to use equipment as needed
●    Light lifting (up to 20 lbs.) as needed


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.

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