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Engineer Intern - Construction (SOCAL)

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Engineering
  • Long Beach

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  • You must be actively pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering or related field, have a valid driver's license, basic computer skills, and be able to work in adverse weather conditions and handle physical demands.
  • You will be responsible for field engineering, reporting, cost analysis, coordination, drafting, estimating, scheduling, and ensuring compliance with safety standards in construction operations.


  • Candidates for intern positions should be actively enrolled and pursuing degrees in Civil Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Construction Management, or another engineering related course of study from a four-year nationally accredited college or university.
  • Must have a valid Driver's License and acceptable driving record.
  • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE) and current registration as an Engineer in Training is preferred, but not required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and document collaboration (Adobe or Bluebeam) is required, and basic knowledge or experience with AutoCAD (or similar) and scheduling software is preferred.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, for field assignments the employee is frequently exposed to adverse weather conditions, fumes, airborne particles toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Employee must be able to wear the personal protective equipment (PPE) required of various construction work environments (hard hats, personal floatation devices, safety glasses, respirators, etc.). The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers, to grasp, grip, handle, or feel. The employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is required to stand, walk, use stairs, ladders, and step stools and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and may occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to navigate stairs, ladders and gangways, board, work on and disembark floating vessels and structures.


  • Field Engineer for Construction assignments;
  • Reporting of daily activities of a construction or yard operations crew
  • Cost and implementation comparison of as-built construction activities to the as-bid estimates
  • Quantity tracking
  • Formwork and falsework details
  • Coordinate with project foremen and superintendents to write work procedures for activities
  • Development of project work element plans and hazard analysis
  • Computer Aided Drafting for analysis of equipment capabilities, depiction of work methods, access, and sequencing
  • Estimating assignments
  • Quantity takeoffs:
  • Reading job specific specifications and standard specifications
  • Subcontractor and supplier coordination and quote comparisons
  • Estimate cost analysis and detail entry
  • Project scheduling
  • Form and falsework detailing
  • Equipment analysis
  • Ensures compliance with Manson's Code of Ethics and Standards of Business Conduct.
  • Responsible for practicing safe work standards and promoting an Incident and Injury Free (IIF) work environment as a condition of employment


What is the salary range for the Engineer Intern - Construction position in SOCAL?

The salary for this position ranges from $21.00 to $24.00 per hour.

What are the essential duties and responsibilities for this internship position?

The essential duties and responsibilities include reporting daily activities, cost and implementation comparison, quantity tracking, formwork and falsework details, work procedure development, estimating, quantity takeoffs, subcontractor coordination, estimate cost analysis, project scheduling, form and falsework detailing, and equipment analysis.

What qualifications are required for candidates applying for this internship position?

Candidates should be actively enrolled in Civil Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Construction Management, or another related engineering course of study from a four-year nationally accredited college or university.

What computer skills are required for this internship position?

Candidates should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, document collaboration software, and basic knowledge or experience with AutoCAD or scheduling software.

What physical demands can be expected for this internship position?

The employee may be exposed to adverse weather conditions, fumes, chemicals, and loud noise levels. They must be able to wear personal protective equipment, use hands and fingers, talk, hear, stand, walk, lift weights, and have specific vision abilities.

Building the Nation's Waterways and Marine Infrastructure Since 1905

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Mission & Purpose

Manson is one of the nation’s leading heavy civil marine construction and dredging companies. We take great pride in our reputation for safely completing our work on time and on budget. Established in 1905, Manson began as a small, family-owned Puget Sound marine pile driving business. Today, Manson thrives as a 100% employee-owned company with a second, third and even fourth-generation workforce. Our fleet of heavy marine construction and dredging equipment includes 60 specialized vessels and over 50 barges. Headquarters remain in Seattle, though we have expanded to include permanent facilities in Northern and Southern California, Louisiana, and Florida. Manson is committed to creating an Incident and Injury-Free® (IIF®) workplace by performing all our activities with equal attention to safety, quality, and efficiency. We demonstrate our commitment by being honest, ethical, compassionate and fair in all of our dealings with employees and customers alike. We empower and give authority to all employees to stop work anytime, any place where safety is a concern. Nothing we do is worth anyone getting hurt.