Yard Superintendent - Weeks Marine Equipment


Jersey City, NJ, US

Requisition ID: 172688 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Weeks Marine - Construction 

Department: Equipment 

Market: Marine 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

Our team is looking for an experienced construction superintendent to supervise craft employees ensure projects are safely completed on time. As a Yard Superintendent, you will play a key role in the success of Weeks Marine. This role requires excellent communication skills, as you’ll collaborate with various people, such as craft workers, job teams, and engineers.  we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done. If you are organized, able to work well under pressure and have experience in this field, we’d like to meet you and possibly offer a huge career building the next big thing. 

District Overview

Established in 1919, Weeks Marine, Inc, 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 is located at our Greenville Yard in Jersey City, NJ.


•    Supervise the crew(s) and craft workers in the application of all projects. 
•    Managing the performance of productivity, safety, quality, and schedule adherence.   
•    Collaborate with engineers, Job teams, etc. to determine project needs. 
•    Utilize equipment, material, and labor to maximize production and minimize costs in assigned responsibility. 
•    Set performance goals and deadlines.
•    Coordinate and interface effectively with superintendents and Foreman to ensure smooth workflow and schedule adherence. 
•    Resolve employee conflicts, grievances, and scheduling difficulties, informing project and corporate management as appropriate.    
•    Assist in schedule planning, determining craft labor needs, material quantities, equipment requirements, etc.
•    Keep track of material stock and orders.
•    Ensure project rules, procedures and programs are followed consistently, including those involving safety, attendance, and workplace behavior standards as reflected in Company’s non-harassment and nondiscrimination policies.    
•    Perform additional ad hoc assignments per managements direction.



•    10+ years’ experience in the construction industry, with at least 5 years in a supervisory role. 
•    Knowledge of various construction disciplines, safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, engineering drawings and other documents.
•    Demonstrated ability to efficiently supervise and evaluate craft performance.
•    General computer skills required, Microsoft Office proficiency (Word and Exel).
•    Organizational and time-management skills.
•    Experience with cranes is preferred.
•    Must have ability to manage and inspire others.
•    High School Diploma/GED required.
Required Certifications or Licenses :
•    Driver’s License
Physical Requirements: 
•    Must be able to lift or carry miscellaneous equipment, supplies and parts up to 50 lbs. unassisted
•    Ability to stand, walk, bend, squat and lift for long periods of time 
•    Ability to work at heights, climb ladders and stairways and work from platforms
•    Must be capable of working outside in the elements including but not limited to the heat, cold, rain, snow, and wind; and must be able to work for periods of up to 12 hours a day

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: $99,995.00 - $124,494.00

(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

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