Title:                    Summer Intern – Engineering/Analytics
Position:             Hourly
Reports to:         Engineering Director
Division:              Corporate
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 Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with Senior Engineering team to perform ROI and cost comparison analytics, inventory management improvements, and process solution projects.
  • Support data acquisition projects to establish meaningful insight in improving equipment efficiency and ensuring reliability.
  • Assist Engineering team with planning/coordination of capital/operational expenditures.
  • Be an energetic member of the Engineering team.
  • Support the Engineering team with the execution of day-to-day engineering related activities.
  • Participate in failure modes and effects analysis activities and develop technical reports alongside senior Engineering member.
  • Contribute technical content to operation and maintenance manuals/systems.
  • Work with Financial Planning and Analytics team to identify, design, and test solutions that increase productivity, reliability, and sustainability amongst the fleet.
  • Fulfill lapses in procurement coverage and identify cost saving measures, product acquisition, and component tree build-out.
  • Other specific projects will be identified by the Engineering team.
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Microsoft Office Suite – Expert Level Proficiency
  • Seeking major or minor degree in Engineering, Operations, Management, Analytics, or a related field.