Site Engineer (Nationwide)


Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC is currently seeking candidates for the position of Site Engineer (nationwide).

Site Engineers are an integral part of the GLDD project management teams. As a GLDD Site Engineer you will:

  • Ensure a safe work environment that is incident and injury-free for you and those you work with every day so that everyone goes home safe.
  • Utilize state-of-the-art technology to monitor and direct project activities and provide efficient dredging project execution.Our extensive fleet of GPS positioning software and hydrographic surveying equipment enables engineers to monitor every activity in near real time.
  • Plan project layouts for a massive fleet of ocean and river-based vessels by maintaining dredge instrumentation and automation.
  • Contribute to the company’s profitability through accurate tracking of dredging progress and survey processes.
  • Achieve success by delivering quality control excellence on all project sites.
  • Travel and work a 2 week on/1week off, Wednesday to Wednesday rotation.

This is a good role for you because you:

  • Will be part of a diverse team that includes background experience in Civil Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Management Technology, and Mechanical Engineering or experience in a construction relation work.

o Are engaged, eager to learn and flexible

o Appreciate being part of a TEAM

o Seek a career path that includes travel

o Have a passion for maintaining or improving our shorelines

o Prefer fresh air and amazing views versus an office cubicle

o Enjoy a variety of projects and tasks

o Are comfortable transitioning to new locations routinely

o Welcome the opportunity to work alongside industry veterans and early state career individuals with similar backgrounds

What you get:

  • World class safety environment
  • Career development and continuing education
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Company provided site-based housing, transportation, meal allowance, and domestic airfare transportation to/from site to home base for your time off


  • Competitive salary and bonus program.
  • Tuition Reimbursement (after minimum service requirement)
  • 401(k) program that includes 100% company matching of the first 6% of employee contributions with immediate vesting.
  • Annual profit-sharing contributions by the company to participants’ 401(k) accounts based on company’s annual performance.
  • Medical, Dental, Prescription, Life and Disability insurance plans.


Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation is the largest provider of dredging, land reclamation and beach nourishment services in the United States, and the only U.S. dredging company with significant international operations. With the largest and most diverse dredging fleet in the US, Great Lakes serves a wide range of customers including the US Army Corps of Engineers; state, local and foreign governments; and private companies both international and domestic. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois, GLDD has more than 200 pieces of dredging plant located strategically throughout North America and in various locations throughout the world.


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.

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