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Engineer Intern - Dredging (West Coast)

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Engineering
  • Long Beach

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  • You must be actively pursuing a degree in Engineering or Construction Management, possess a valid Driver's License, have knowledge of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD, comfortable with field work and construction environments, physically able to wear PPE and lift weights, and able to travel to job sites.
  • You will be responsible for coordinating with crew, reporting daily activities, tracking quantities, and assisting with estimating assignments and cost analysis for dredging and construction operations on the West Coast.


  • - Candidates for intern positions should be actively enrolled and pursuing degrees in Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Ocean, or Coastal), or 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 preferred.
  • - Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and basic knowledge of AutoCAD required; experience with scheduling software 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.
  • - Position is primarily a field position, and will require travel, including visits and monitoring of construction job sites.
  • - Employee must be able to wear the personal protective equipment (PPE) required of various construction work environments (hard hats, personal floatation devices, safety glasses, gloves, safety-toed shoes, respirators, etc.).
  • - 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 25 pounds and may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • - Must be able to navigate stairs, ladders, and gangways, board, work on and disembark floating vessels and structures.
  • - The noise level is moderate to loud.
  • - The employee may be required to sit for extended periods of time.


  • Field Engineer for Dredging or Construction assignments:
  • Reporting of daily activities of a construction crew
  • Cost and implementation comparison of as-built construction activities to the as-bid estimates
  • Quantity tracking
  • Falsework design
  • Coordinate with project foremen and superintendents to write work procedures for activities
  • Hydrographic surveying for dredging operations
  • Estimating assignments
  • Quantity takeoffs:
  • Reading job specific specifications and standard specifications
  • Subcontractor comparisons
  • Engineers estimates
  • Job scheduling
  • Falsework and Equipment Design work
  • Cost analysis


What are the essential duties for the Engineer Intern - Dredging position?

The essential duties for this position include reporting daily construction crew activities, tracking quantities, coordinating with project foremen, conducting hydrographic surveying, and assisting with estimating assignments.

What qualifications are required for the Engineer Intern - Dredging position?

Candidates should be actively pursuing degrees in Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Ocean, or Coastal), or Construction Management, or a related engineering field. A valid Driver's License, completion of the FE Exam, and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD are preferred.

What is the work environment like for the Engineer Intern - Dredging position?

The work environment is primarily field-based, requiring travel to construction job sites. The employee must be able to wear personal protective equipment and may need to lift up to 50 pounds. The noise level is moderate to loud, and the employee may be required to sit for extended periods.

What benefits are offered to employees of Manson Construction Co.?

Manson Construction Co. offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision plans, employee assistance programs, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, disability, paid time off, retirement plan with employer matching, ESOP, and an annual discretionary bonus.

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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.