Croton WTP Mechanical Engineering Intern

Location US-NY-Bronx
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The Bureau of Water Supply manages, operates and protects New York City's upstate water supply system to ensure the delivery of a sufficient quantity of high quality drinking water. 

The Bureau is also responsible for the overall management and implementation of the provisions of the City's $1.5 billion Watershed Protection Program and for ensuring the City's compliance with the provisions of the Filtration Avoidance Determination. The Croton Water Treatment Plant at the Mosholu Golf Course, in the Bronx, New York, is providing filtration and disinfection of the Croton Water Supply System to New York City. 

The water treatment plant has a capacity of 290 million gallons per day and is designed as two process trains, 50% capacity each.  College summer interns will be working out of the Croton Operations office located in the Bronx.


The selected candidate will be primarily assisting the Asset management, Operations Support & Services Section team with a variety of office and field-based projects. 

Candidates will perform a facility condition assessment, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) work, inspections for Operations,

Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) or Engineering, help engineers to prepare drawings, perform testing as directed by engineer, perform EHS related activities or inspection as directed by EHS section,

help in quality control work in the laboratory as directed by the laboratory in charge, upload data  into a related software program or spread sheet, and help engineers to manage contract work. 

Candidates will be exposed to real-life engineering problems that will require an understanding of engineering fundamentals, engineering management reports, and projects schedules. 

Assignment is located at 3701 Jerome Ave, Bronx, NY. Selected candidates will be responsible for adhering to and complying with all environmental, health and safety laws, Agency policies, rules, and regulations.


This is a paid position.


  • Student must currently be enrolled at a college/university at the undergraduate level majoring in mechanical 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. 
  • Knowledge of flow diagrams, one line diagrams, AutoCAD. 
  • Preferred Skills: Map/survey/blueprint reading, AutoCAD skills. College level coursework in engineering and project management, Excel, Word.  


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