Massachusetts Water Resources Authority
  • 01-Feb-2023 to 30-May-2023 (EST)
  • Chelsea, MA, USA
  • 17.00-22.00 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

No Benefits: Work Schedule: Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Intern, Tunnel Redundancy

The MWRA's Metropolitan Water Tunnel Program consists of a proposed deep rock tunnel system to provide a redundant water supply for the metropolitan Boston area. The Program includes planning, design and construction of approximately 14 miles of deep rock pressure tunnel. The nearly 20-year, $1.4 billion program is currently at the early stages of planning/design. The candidate will gain hands-on, real world experience in civil/geotechnical/tunnel engineering and contribute to the success of a world class mega-project!

Intern-Tunnel Redundancy Department Chelsea, MA

The MWRA Tunnel Redundancy Department has an opening for an intern and the job duties include:

  • Collect and prepare data for evaluation
  • Use computer-assisted engineering software to perform engineering tasks
  • Participate in field inspections
  • Assist with the preparation of reports and studies
  • Assist with other office or field engineering tasks

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the collection and preparation data for evaluation
  • Perform engineering analysis using computer-assisted engineering
  • Participate in field inspections
  • Assist with the preparation of reports and studies
  • Perform related duties as required


  • Undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a program with a focus in Civil, Geotechnical, Tunnel or Geologic Engineering (or related field). Applicants who have at least completed their junior year are preferred.
  • Ability to work in a professional business office setting
  • Ability to learn and use engineering software
  • Strong technical writing and communications skills
  • The ability to lift and move up to 25 pounds
  • Valid driver's license
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS and gINT is preferred

Other Information:

  • Work Location: MWRA, 2 Griffin Way, Chelsea, Massachusetts
  • Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8:00AM to 4:00PM

How to Apply:

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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, or veteran status.

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