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UL Assistant Engineer

Engineer  / Naval Architect
$3K sign-on bonus/DOE
Employment type
Full Time


  • 3-5 years total Marine experience with at least one year experience as a Licensed Engineer (preferred)
  • High School diploma or equivalent (preferred)
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • Experience in Marine Construction and Dredging (preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of industry related software (preferred)
  • Must be able to understand written and verbal safety commands in English
  • Ability to work rotational 12-hour watch
  • Ability to work 21 days on, 21 days off, revised as necessary



  • Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC)
  • Licensed 3rd Assistant Engineer or higher
  • Standards of Training, Certifications and Watchkeeping (STCW)
  • STCW Medical
  • Able Seafarer – Engine
  • Advanced Firefighting
  • PSC – Proficiency in Survival Craft including rescue boats, not fast rescue boats
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • CPR/AED First Aid Certification
  • Driver’s license


 Physical Requirements:

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

Job Description:

An Assistant Engineer is responsible for performing general vessel engineer duties under supervision of the Chief Engineer.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop understanding of Weeks Marine engineering, operations, policies and procedures
  • Stand engine room watch on assigned vessel
  • Perform routine engine maintenance and repairs
  • Maintain engine room daily logs
  • Maintain engine room parts inventory and stocks as needed
  • Transfer fuel, oil and water to and from the vessel
  • Follows company and work site safety policies/procedures and commits to an “incident and injury free” work environment




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Weeks Marine, Inc.

Weeks Marine, Inc.

Founded in 1919, the family-owned Weeks Marine, Inc. (“Weeks”) remains one of the largest marine, dredging, and tunneling contractors in North America. A proven leader in the maritime construction industry, Weeks has successfully completed projects throughout North and South America, the Caribbean, and the Pacific.

Our company 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, LLC. Our vast reach and deep expertise, combined with the sheer size and diversity of our equipment fleet, enable us to serve as a one-stop-shop for clients in both the private and governmental sectors.

Founded in 1919


304 Gaille Drive
Covington, LA, Louisiana, 70433 United States