Massachusetts Water Resources Authority
  • 22-Feb-2023 to 15-May-2023 (EST)
  • Chelsea, MA, USA
  • 18.00-21.00 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Other

No Benefits. Monday - Friday 7:30am - 3:30pm 1/2 for lunch (6 months July - Dec.)

Operations/Engineering & Construction Intern Chelsea, MA

The MWRA Construction Department has an opening for an intern or co-op student.

Job duties include:

  • Assists with inspection of construction work for conformance to plans and specifications.
  • Checks materials delivered to project for conformity with specifications.
  • Computes quantities of completed construction and assists with preparation of reports for monthly payments.
  • Assists with layout in the field of lines and grades for construction work.
  • The preferred candidate will have completed at least their sophomore year in a college degree program in civil engineering or environmental engineering


  • Must have a valid driver's license.

Supervision Received:

  • Works under the general supervision of a Construction Coordinator or Assistant Director of Construction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with inspection of construction work performed by contractors to insure compliance with the plans and specifications.
  • Assists with inspection of materials delivered to construction sites to verify compliance with specifications and approved submittals.
  • Assists with calculating quantities of completed construction (e.g. / excavation and backfill of soils, concrete placement, linear footage of pipe, and pavement removal and replacement).
  • Assists with survey layout in the field of lines and grades for construction work.
  • Assists with preparation of daily, weekly, and monthly reports.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Other Information:

  • Work Location: MWRA, Chelsea, MA. 2 Griffin Way.
  • Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30AM to 3:30PM.

Internship duration: July - December

How to Apply:

Apply online at:

Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or veteran status.

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