Intern - Construction Engineering


: $94,700.00 - $142,240.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Construction

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The intern would work under the guidance of a Niagara Project Management (PM) Staff Mentor(s) (Construction Engineer and/or Project Engineer) assisting in the day-to-day management of Contractor personnel to ensure that their assigned scope of work is satisfied in accordance to the contractual agreements.
The successful candidate would assist with various Civil, Mechanical and Electrical projects managed by PM Staff, depending on discipline/ field of study and nature of projects being undertaken by the department.
Ideally, the chosen candidate would assist with the development of 1 - 2 projects from inception to field installation.
These projects may include: LPGP LEM, RM LEM, Niagara Switchyard Transmission LEM, RM Penstock Platform; as well as other projects.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities the intern will walk away with after this internship
Good communication skills (both written and verbal) to be used with with Engineers, Contractors, Supervisors, Plant Personnel, etc. The ability to complete simple design tasks depending on discipline. Develop good computer skills and working knowledge of construction methods.
Learn construction installation techniques, coordination requirements, sequencing, etc.Possess an understanding of engineering drawings, design criteria, construction deliverables, etc.Develop their understanding of schedule and budget requirements for construction projects.
Understand the design and theory of the installation they are overseeing.

Education, Experience and Certifications
General principles of Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.Microsoft Office Applications.Ability to Pick-Up Site Specific Software Applications (i.e. Microsoft Outlook, PowerNet, SharePoint, Database Development, etc.).General knowledge of construction methods and ability to read technical drawings.

Good written and oral communication skills. Detail oriented.Willingness to take direction. Ability to communicate well with others. Punctual. Self-starting and motivated.

Ability to assess Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Constructibility .Communications Contractor management.Detail oriented. Accurately record daily activities.

The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Associated topics: autocad, building information, building process, cad, compute, designer, material, model, stability, structural designer * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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