Weeks Construction - Equipment Yard Engineer(Entry Level)


Jersey City, NJ, US

Requisition ID: 171651 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Weeks Marine - Construction 

Department: Field Operations 

Market: Marine 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

As an Entry Level Equipment Engineer, you will support new and existing marine construction projects. This position is responsible for the planning, scheduling, budgeting, utilization and reliability of a marine construction equipment fleet.  The position will deal with day to day as well as long term issues related to an equipment fleet.  The position’s main focus will be to improve equipment reliability as well as implement, monitor, audit, and manage preventative maintenance programs and equipment repair, maintenance, and upgrade projects including repowers and dry dockings. 

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 is located at our Greenville Yard in Jersey City, NJ.


•    Champion the company safety program and safe work practices in all activities.
•    Assist in preparation and review of Work Plans and related safety and planning paperwork.
•    Evaluate available equipment repair options.
•    Work with Equipment Manager, Superintendents, and Foremen to plan and schedule major equipment projects.
•    Assist in developing overall project logistics including on time procurement.
•    Set and monitor budgets, production goals, and schedules.
•    Work with Equipment Manager and Superintendents to continually develop the company’s maintenance procedures and standards.




•    Has obtained an undergraduate AS/ BS degree in Diesel/Automotive Technology, Heavy Equipment Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mechanical or Civil Engineering or Construction Mgmt. 
•    Must possess a good mechanical foundation and strong work ethic
•    The ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels is required
•    Willingness and ability to work a minimum of a 40-hour work week Mon – Fri with       
     overtime as needed and one Saturday every other month is required
•    Experience with crane, floating equipment and heavy machinery is a plus
•    Knowledge of MS Office Products 
•    Experience with scheduling software is considered an asset (P6, MS Projects)

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


Base Compensation: $77,000 - $89,960

(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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 York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

Job Segment: Construction, Civil Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Entry Level Engineer, Engineering, Entry Level