GATX Corporation Engineering Intern in Chicago, Illinois

Engineering Intern

Chicago, Illinois




GATX Corporation (NYSE:GMT) strives to be recognized as the finest railcar leasing company in the world by its customers, its shareholders, its employees and the communities where it operates. As the largest independent railcar lessor, GATX has been providing quality railcars and services to its customers for more than 117 years. GATX has been headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, since its founding in 1898. For more information, please visit the Company’s website at

Job Description


GATX is looking for a motivated individual to join our Engineering team in Chicago as an Intern to assist with day-to-day operations and projects. This will include contributing to updates of engineering instructions, developing engineering training material, and supporting strategic engineering projects.


With oversight and direction from the Engineering team, the intern will:

  • Contribute to updates of engineering instructions

  • Develop engineering training material

  • Provide technical support to the network with guidance from the engineering team

  • Provide engineering support to strategic projects.

  • Visit a shop to support engineering instruction improvement and training development

  • Build the engineering technical support library

  • Develop engineering SharePoint sites and databases

  • Update CAD drawings

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent oral and written communication, as well as interpersonal skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task

  • Ability to be self-sufficient and proactive and to work well in a team environment

  • Self- starter with good problem solving skills

  • Business experience in a professional office environment desirable


  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (GPA 3.5 or higher)

  • Proficiency in multiple PC applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CAD).

  • Strong analytical and writing skills. Clear communicator.


Monday through Friday: 8:30am to 5pm. The duration of the internship, including working days, will be agreed upon with the intern at the start of the internship program. Internship duration may not exceed 6 months per calendar year.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled