Watch Engineer (Unlicensed) - Gulf Coast

A Watch Engineer assigned to work on a Hydraulic Suction Dredge is responsible for all of the mechanical and electrical equipment, motors, pumps, and engines onboard the vessel. He/she often works alongside the Chief Engineer on a project when repairs are needed. He/she performs many routine tasks such as hooking up hoses, cleaning up, and assisting with fuel transfer operations. He/she will assist the Chief Engineer and other crew members when conducting repairs or performing routine maintenance.  He/she makes periodic checks and visually inspects equipment such as: engines, motors, pumps, batteries, gauges and valves. He/she will maintain logs regarding the overall performance of the dredge’s equipment by monitoring various computer devices, meters, gauges and valves. May lift, carry, pull or push miscellaneous equipment, supplies and parts weighing up to 75 lbs.

This position is located in the Gulf Coast.


  • Able to operate generating engines and associated dredge equipment.
  • Capable of learning engineering system associated with dredge equipment.
  • Commitment to work safety and follow all safety policies and procedures.
  • To perform specialized work aboard the Dredge and attendant plant.
  • Complete a pre-employment physical examination and drug screen.
  • Transportation to and from jobsite.

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, disability status, genetic information or any other protected category.

Employment Type
Job Location
Gulf Coast, USA
Date posted
July 15, 2020
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Position: Watch Engineer (Unlicensed) - Gulf Coast

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