Engineering Co-Op / Intern in West Nyack, NY at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 5/5/2023

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Company Description

A subsidiary of Veolia group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has more than 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website

Job Description

Pay Rate: $15.00 - $19.00, Per Hour

Position Purpose: 

Under direction of a senior engineer, the Engineering Co-op / Intern perform various management and engineering support functions of conceptual, design, and construction of water infrastructure projects.  Projects include a range of infrastructure improvements and may vary dependent on specific business needs upon start of internship.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Infrastructure improvements may include but are not limited to storage tank construction and rehabilitation, water and sewer treatment facility upgrades, water booster stations, sewer pump stations, water and sewer mains.
  • Specific tasks may include design reviews and assistance, construction inspection, management, data gathering, material inventory support for construction projects, coordination of water service interruptions with contractors, internal planning, and correspondence with customer service department and customers.
  • Must be willing to travel to project locations within Rockland and Westchester Counties, NY.  Exact project locations to be determined based on business needs upon start of employment.  Employee will be asked to report to West Nyack, NY for the beginning of each workday.



  • High School Diploma/GED and working towards Civil, Environmental, or Mechanical Engineering majors preferred.


  • Excellent analytical, organizational, computer and interpersonal skills. 
  • Abilities to set daily priorities and work schedules.
  • Ability to interface with all levels of staff, management, third party contractors, and customers.
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment.
  • If required, must be able and willing to drive company vehicles to project sites.

Required Certification/Licenses/Training:

  • Work experience in engineering or construction related fields preferred, but not required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to physically navigate construction sites that may have uneven and unstable surfaces, and have the basic skills to maintain a safe culture while on construction sites.

Additional Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.