Engineering Intern

Location: Seattle

Company: Foss Maritime

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Pacific Northwest

Job Category: Engineering

Publish Date: June 11, 2020

Company Description: For more than a century, Foss Maritime has set the standard for marine transportation with leading edge technology, engineering, and shipbuilding. Combining global reach with local expertise, Foss is recognized for its state-of-the-art fleet, experienced and dedicated crews, knowledgeable customer service staff, and world-class engineers. Along with our independent subsidiaries the company employs thousands of people throughout the United States. With hundreds of tugs and barges we provide harbor services and transportation operations in all major U.S. West Coast ports – including the Columbia and Snake River system. Internationally, Foss supports customers across the Pacific Rim, in Europe, South America and the Arctic.


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Applications have closed

Foss Maritime

The Fleet Engineering Intern will be expected to assist the Fleet Engineering Team with daily activities to ensure safe and reliable operations of our harbor and ocean tugs. In addition, the Intern will be assigned specific tasks to improve the team’s effectiveness to accomplish vessel inspection, maintenance and repair work. Travel may be required, and work will be performed in environments ranging from outside to inside, noisy to quiet, hot to cold, and wet to dry, as well as in normal office environments. Regular and predictable attendance is required.


  • Vessel inspections
  • Developing/Revising vessel technical drawings
  • Weight and moment calculations


  • MS Excel
  • Understanding of vessel design and construction
  • AUTOCAD 2015


Candidates currently or recently having attended a 4-year university with degree in an engineering discipline.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed primarily in an office environment with potential for periodic visits to shipyards, and vessels. Must be able to access all areas of shipyard and company property including administration building, shipyard and shipyard offices, dry-docks, and terminal in all types of weather. Use of shipyard safety equipment, such as hard hat and safety glasses is required.

Foss Maritime Company is an Equal Opportunity – Affirmative Action Employer and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We are committed to a diverse workforce and taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Foss is a drug-free employer and a participant of the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. Foss is a drug-free employer and a participant of the E-Verify Employment Verification Program