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UL Assistant Engineer

Category :
Engineer  / Naval Architect
$3K sign-on bonus/DOE
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





Weeks Marine, Inc.

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