Title:                    2023 Summer Intern - Engineering
Position:             Hourly Paid
Reports to:         Director of Engineering
Location:            Paducah, KY

About Marquette:
Headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky and founded in 1978, Marquette is a leading provider of inland marine transportation services. Our Company operates over 130 towboats 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 La Porte, TX. With over 1,500 vessel and shore-based employees, Marquette is the largest provider of independent towing services within the inland waterways. We are the only fully integrated fleet in the industry that can do what we do. 

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.
Principal Responsibilities:
  • Assist with tracking and analyzing cost against budget on capital projects.
  • Assist in data analysis, modeling, trending, etc.
  • Assist in the research of innovative technologies.
  • Assist in the development of new processes within the Engineering department.
  • Generate and update daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, as necessary.
  • Travel to shipyards to support vessel project management when needed.
  • Assist with trouble shooting & documenting critical breakdowns & processes.
  • Perform other duties and activities as assigned.
  • Seeking Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Construction Management, or related field.
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail are essential.