Engineering Intern

  • Internship
  • La Mesa, CA
  • Salary: $18.00 hourly

Website Helix Water District

HELIX WATER DISTRICT, La Mesa, CA is seeking a part-time Engineering Intern to join the HWD team.  Come work for an organization where people make the difference, leaders appreciate your contributions and talents, and employees develop their skills while working towards their professional aspirations.  We’d love for you to join our team, which is passionate about their technical professions and cares about the quality of their work.

The Engineering Intern is a part-time position with no benefits.

Overview of Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will perform and support routine technical engineering tasks in the planning, design and right of way sections, including operation of AutoCAD system; reproduce drawings on various reproduction machines; research record drawings; review plans and specifications; water system planning; easement and encroachment research; cost estimation; field work; and perform other related engineering duties as directed.


Junior or senior standing from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, GIS or computer science. A valid driver’s license and good driving record are required.

Knowledge of advanced mathematical concepts including algebra, analytical geometry and trigonometry.  Knowledge of modern principles and practices of civil and/or environmental engineering.

Ability to prepare plans and drawings neatly and accurately using AutoCAD software is desirable.

Knowledge of basic surveying and surveying practices is desirable.

Ability to plan, coordinate and organize work to meet deadlines. Ability to work variable hours as required.

Ability to communicate, understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Ability to read and interpret geographical data and operate GIS system.

Application Process:

To be considered for the part-time Engineering Intern, please complete the online application and supplemental questionnaire and view a complete list of job responsibilities by visiting our career section at  Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the online application.

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