Massachusetts Water Resources Authority
  • 22-Feb-2023 to 30-May-2023 (EST)
  • Winthrop, MA, USA
  • 18.00-21.00 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

No Benefits: Work Schedule: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 3:00pm

MWRA, Intern, Thermal Plant


  • Performs a variety of duties in the operation of boilers and related auxiliary equipment.
  • Lubricates auxiliary equipment as necessary.
  • Monitors gauges, meters, and recording devices and makes adjustments as instructed to maintain specified pressures and temperatures.
  • Makes ordinary repairs such as replacing gaskets, repackaging pumps, cleaning, scraping and washing out water boxes. Assists in making minor repairs to auxiliary equipment.
  • Maintains records and makes entries on daily log.
  • Monitors boilers, feed and circulating pumps, controls steam flow under direction of Watch Engineer.
  • Collects water samples and tests to determine water quality. Records results and reports abnormalities to Watch Engineer.


  • Basic technical and communication skills as normally attained through a high school education or the equivalent; and
  • Some experience in the principle of operations of Thermal/Power Plant equipment, high pressure boilers, topping turbine and related auxiliary equipment preferred
  • Any equivalent combination of education or experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of operation of generating equipment, plant heating, large diesel-fuel engines and electrical distribution systems preferred
  • Knowledge of safety practices and application in steam engineering preferred
  • Skill in the operation of listed tools and equipment preferred


Department of Public Safety Massachusetts Second Class Fireman's License preferred

Other Information:

  • Work Location: MWRA - Deer Island, Winthrop, MA
  • Work Schedule: Monday Friday 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
  • Internship duration: May - September

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, genetics, or veteran status.

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