Weeks Dredging - Jr. Port Engineer


Houma, LA, US

Requisition ID: 170617 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Weeks Marine - Dredging 

Department: Equipment 

Market: Marine 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Junior Port Engineer works for and with Port Engineers and Maintenance Engineers in the management of maintenance and repairs to dredging division’s equipment. 

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. 


This position will be based in Houma LA


●    Assist, Port Engineer in all duties and responsibilities
●    Assist in preparing and submitting maintenance and capital budgets for assigned equipment
●    Assist in preparing specifications, scheduling, and management of equipment repair periods for equipment such as boats, barges, industrial barges and dredges, and/or land base heavy equipment such as excavators, cranes, dozers and marsh buggies
●    Frequent equipment and jobsite visits and inspections
●    Perform other duties as assigned by Port Engineer or Maintenance Engineers



●    3+ years of experience in related field, Marine, offshore or heavy industrial background preferred
●    Associate degree or higher in a marine or engineering discipline preferred
●    Proficient skills in AutoCAD a plus
●    Proficient skills in standard office software packages
●    Ability to work a flexible schedule, additional hours as needed
●    Ability to travel extensively
●    This position requires fluent use of the verbal and written English language and understand hand signals



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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