Dredging Port Engineer
Weeks Marine Inc.
Camden, NJ

About $76,000 - $110,000 a year

The Port Engineer manages all maintenance, repairs, and modifications for assigned equipment. Ensures assigned personnel and equipment compliance with regulatory agencies and company policies. Requires 24/7 accessibility.

Essential Job Functions

Establish and implement preventative and routine maintenance procedures

Prepare and submit maintenance and capital budgets for assigned equipment

Prepare specifications, scheduling and management of shipyard periods

Familiar with and ability to interpret and apply USCG and ABS rules and regulations

Supervision of all maintenance personnel (including vessel personnel when in port)

Approve/generate requisitions for spare parts and vendor services.

Maintain spare parts inventories

Approve/generate work orders, change orders and AFEs (Authorization for Expenditure)

Frequent equipment and jobsite visits and inspection

Ensure compliance of company policies

Perform other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes


5+ years of experience in related field

Associate degree or higher in a marine or engineering discipline preferred

Technical understanding of construction and maintenance of marine vessels

Ability to read and understand technical drawings

Proficient skills in standard office Microsoft software packages

3+ years Supervisory experience

Ability to work flexible schedule with additional hours as needed

Ability to travel extensively

This position requires fluent use of the verbal and written English language and understand hand signals

Required Certifications or Licenses

Driver’s license

Physical Requirements

Must be willing to take a pre-employment physical

Must be able to tolerate rough seas, vibrations, heat, harsh weather conditions, confined spaces, and high noise levels

Work will frequently require individuals to push, pull, bend, or stand for long periods of time, and climb ladders that have capacity limits of 300 lbs.

Must be able to lift or carry miscellaneous equipment, supplies, and parts, up to 50 lbs. unassisted

Additional Duties

This Job Description does not cover all of the required duties, activities, functions and responsibilities of the position, any of which may change at any time according to the sole and absolute discretion of Weeks Marine, Inc., with or without notice.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Weeks Marine, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination, hostility, harassment, and retaliation.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.