Title:                    2022 Summer Intern - Engineering
Position:              Hourly Paid
Reports to:          VP of Engineering
Location:             Paducah, KY
Principal Responsibilities:
  • Assist with tracking and analyzing cost against budget on capital projects.
  • Assist in data analysis, modeling, trending, etc.
  • Assist the Port Engineer/Project Manager on repairs to vessels on dry dock.
  • Observe and follow all safety rules and procedures, including PPE. 
  • Travel to shipyards to support vessel repairs and project management.
  • Assist with trouble shooting & documenting critical machine breakdowns & processes.
  • Perform other duties and activities as directed by VP of Engineering.
  • Seeking Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Engineering or related field.
  • Basic knowledge of Mechanical Systems such as engines, fluid power, HVAC, etc.
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Working knowledge of Auto CAD or related Engineering Design software preferred.
  • Excellent driving record required using company vehicle.
About Marquette:
Headquartered in Paducah, KY and founded in 1978, Marquette is a leading provider of inland marine transportation services.   Our Company operates over 135 tow and tugboats on the Mississippi River System, Gulf-Intracoastal Waterway, and near-shore coastwise market.  In addition, the Company controls over 1,000 dry cargo barges.  The Company has additional offices in St. Rose, LA, Lockport, LA and Houston, TX. With over 1,500 vessel and shore-based employees, Marquette is the largest provider of independent towing services within the inland waterways.
Marquette’s core customers include several of the largest buyers of bulk freight in the world and the Company’s success has been driven by a long-term partnership approach to servicing its customers.  Marquette typically transports a variety of bulk commodities such as agricultural products, fertilizer, salt, aggregates, steel products, scrap metal, industrial sand, coal, petcoke and certain liquid bulk cargoes moved in tank barges.  Through the combined operations of its River and Gulf-Inland divisions, we provide customers integrated marine transportation solutions from as far north as Minneapolis / Chicago to the Center Gulf, west as far as Brownsville, TX and east to Pensacola, FL.  Marquette’s Offshore division is a leading provider of tugboat services in the dredging market and for complex towing work required for special project cargo moves.