WWCP Intern

Location US-Lefrak, 5th Floor
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The Bureau of Engineering, Design & Construction (BEDC) is responsible for the design and construction of major related capital projects. The Bureau’s projects focus on maintaining the continued delivery of high quality drinking water and upgrading the 14 wastewater plants located throughout the City to improve water quality and comply with new rules and regulations.


As a part of our Wastewater Capital Program Directorate, the selected candidate will be responsible for assisting in the performance of field inspections of construction work to ensure work is in adherence to the design specifications and approve shop drawings; attend construction project management (CPM) schedule review meetings and participate in reviewing and understanding contractor's CPM submissions; perform general contract administration duties. S/he will be participating in the resolution of construction/ design issues that may require the issuance of a change order to coordinate the development of scope of work and other related documents and participate in the preliminary review of construction contract invoices for payment approval. The selected candidate will also attend project meetings (i.e. issues & tasks, contractor's coordination meetings, and monthly design and/or construction progress meetings).


This is a paid position.


  • Student must currently be enrolled at a college/university at the undergraduate level in majoring in chemical, mechanical or environmental engineering.
  • Student must have at least a 2.5GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Student must have at least a junior class standing 


Selection Criteria:

  • Strong writing skills; effective interpersonal skills; familiarity and/or experience with computers/software; leadership skills; self-motivation; and ability to work well with minimal supervision. 


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