Engineering Intern
Operations Management




With more than 120 years of experience, market leadership positions in our businesses, and highly skilled, dedicated employees, GATX leases transportation assets and provides critical services to customers worldwide. Our diverse portfolio of assets includes railcars, locomotives, tank containers, and aircraft spare engines.


We stay up-to-date on the maintenance needs and regulatory requirements for each asset we lease. We accomplish this through our incomparable competitive advantage: our people. They apply their experience, dedication, and creativity to all aspects of our business including leasing, maintenance, customer support, and industry advocacy.




Our Railcar Maintenance shop located at Moose Jaw is looking for an Engineering student desiring to expend their technical and professional skills in a real-world setting. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in a variety of ways by exploring different continuous improvement projects and collaborating with multiple departments. You will also have the opportunity to learn more about the world of transportation and railcar maintenance.




  • Support operation management staff in the establishment of improvement initiatives
  • Participate in developing a new railcar finishing building
  • Establish standard and procedures as required
  • Contribute to improvement opportunity research, in particular through regular interactions and contact with production workers
  • Help to identify areas where KANBAN can be established
  • Helping on 5S projects and assist sustainability
  • Support supervisors and shop staff for using computer stations, Microsoft office products like Excel and SharePoint and LCA
  • Assist in developing further capital projects




  • A paid internship for 6 -12 months
  • Hourly rate: $25.00
  • Daily follow-ups, personalized coaching, and an overview of GATX Rail's Maintenance Center activities
  • Concrete work experience with competent and present supervisors
  • Promotional items
  • To contribute to a sustainable maintenance operation
  • Learn more about GATX by following this link






  • Student pursuing a Bachelor degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Civil Engineering, in Operations management or Business administration and that have completed at least 2 years of studies.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Office Suite
  • Excellent communication skills (you will be working as part of a team in a unionized environment)
  • An individual who is independent, organized and very good at planning


Start Date:  May 1, 2023


Location of the internship: Moose Jaw Maintenance Center (2200 Caribou Street West, Moose Jaw, S6H 4P4)

If you want to learn with experienced and passionate engineers, apply now to come aboard!

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