BAYWORK Operations & Maintenance Trades Internships Applications – CLOSED


BAYWORK Operations & Maintenance Trades Internships Application process is now CLOSED

Application Deadline: Feb 7th 2024    |    Program Dates: Feb 26th – Dec 31st 2024

Experience the work environment of an Operator, Maintenance Mechanic, Maintenance Machinist, Electrician, or Instrumentation Tech at a Bay Area water/wastewater agency. Learn to work safely and responsibly while shadowing and assisting tradespeople as they inspect and repair various operational, mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation systems to ensure efficient operation. 

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This Program Provides: 

  • Paid internship at Bay Area water and wastewater agencies 
  • On the job experience in operations and maintenance trades 
  • Post-internship referrals to job openings with Bay Area agencies 
  • Referral to local apprenticeship and civil service testing opportunities 

Internship Requirements: 

  • Completion of at least one semester of either Water Technology, Machine Technology, IMMM certificate training, Industrial Electrical, Electronic, or Instrumentation and Controls programs at a Bay Area Community College, relevant formal apprenticeship, relevant military training, or private trades training program. Equivalent work experience may be considered to satisfy the education requirement 
  • Possession of a high school diploma or GED 
  • Possession of the physical characteristics to learn and perform tasks including lifting and carrying tools and equipment weighing 50 lbs. or more 
  • Given the work is in industrial settings, the candidate must be willing to work outdoors and in inclement weather 

Application Process: 

  • Fill out the online application – follow the link here: 
  • Eligible applicants with complete applications will be invited to a phone interview 
  • Selected qualified applicants will be invited to an in-person interview 

Pay Rate: $20-26/hr depending on location
Application Deadline: Feb 7th 2024
Program Dates:
February 26 – December 31, 2024

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