Corrosion Control Intern

  • Escondido, CA
  • $21.61 Hourly USD / Year
  • Salary: $21.61 Hourly
  • December 17, 2022

Website SDCWA San Diego County Water Authority

The San Diego County Water Authority is an independent public agency that serves as San Diego County's regional water wholesaler.

The San Diego County Water Authority is looking for a Student Intern in the Corrosion Control group. If interested in this position, please apply promptly as the first application review will be Wednesday, November 30, 2022. The recruitment will remain open until filled.

Student Interns receive real-world work experience in the field of water operations and prepare for job opportunities after graduation by obtaining professional work experience to build their resume. Students will gain an insight into the water supply business and the innerworkings of a multi-discipline operation. The Student Intern will work under direct supervision to support a professional staff in a high-performing, fast-paced environment. Interns will have the opportunity to gain experience in a wide range of Water Authority activities related to corrosion control, asset management and operations & maintenance. We are looking for individuals who are creative problem solvers with a desire to learn, enjoy working outdoors and seeing the tangible results of their work, are self-motivated, and are passionate about providing an essential service to their community.

The Corrosion Control group is responsible for gathering and analyzing data, troubleshooting, and implementing corrective measures to protect the Water Authority assets from corrosion. The group is also responsible for maintaining the Water Authority’s corrosion control infrastructure, from coatings to cathodic protection. This position will be assigned to provide support both in the field and the office.

As the Corrosion Control intern, you’ll learn how to:

  • Provide field and site inspection support for corrosion control activities, including
    • Field survey and testing
    • Facility maintenance and construction
    • Pipeline and facility inspections


  • Perform office and administrative work, including
    • Analysis of field and testing data
    • Engineering drawing review
    • Data input using Excel or other software
    • provide administrative support to professional and technical staff

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