Intern (Honoré-Mercier Bridge), Construction Division

27 August 2021

Internship position at a unionized workplace – 37.5 hrs./week

Hourly pay between $18.50 and $20.50, depending on the candidate’s scholarship and experience

Length of internship: 4 months / Winter 2022, exact dates to be confirmed


 As a manager of important infrastructure, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (the Corporation) is a federal Crown corporation established in 1978 that is responsible for the Jacques Cartier Bridge, the Champlain Bridge, the Champlain Bridge Ice Control Structure, the Île des Soeurs Bypass Bridge, the federal sections of Bonaventure Expressway and the Honoré Mercier Bridge, as well as the Melocheville Tunnel.

Every day, the Corporation ensures a safe drive for thousands of users by managing, maintaining and repairing this important infrastructure for Greater Montreal. The Corporation also ensures that these critical structures remain safe, fully functional and aesthetically pleasing both today and in the future. It conducts construction, rehabilitation and reinforcement projects on the infrastructure under its responsibility and oversees the operation and maintenance of these structures.



 Reporting directly to the Director, Construction, the engineering intern for the Construction Directorate actively helps implement and monitor various construction contracts included in the Corporation’s major maintenance program. The intern also verifies the compliance of work with the requirements of contractual specifications and drawings.

The engineering intern in the Construction Directorate will also work closely with the monitoring firms and testing laboratories that the Corporation hires every year to monitor and control work quality. The intern will work on projects for the Honoré Mercier Bridge, such as repairs to piers, decks and roadway surfaces.



  • Assist the Director and Construction Engineers by providing relevant information to prepare various analysis tables, methods or reports and following up on contracts and/or projects.
  • Ensure that construction contracts are compliant with the requirements of the Corporation’s drawings and specifications.
  • Supervise tasks done by consultants that the Corporation hires to monitor the construction work.
  • Visit active work sites and validate information entered in daily reports.
  • Ensure that contractual modifications are added to as-built drawings.
  • Attend project meetings and track deliverables and deadline adherence.
  • Help the Engineers, Construction coordinate projects.
  • Review notices of change and amendments.
  • Read and comment on the monthly progress report for construction contracts.
  • Help the Construction Engineers prepare budgets and produce regular progress reports.
  • Participate in the acceptance of work inspections and follow up on defects.
  • Attend post-mortem meetings and track as-built drawings.
  • Prepare calls for proposals to award monitoring and laboratory testing contracts.
  • Provide support to obtain various permits/agreements with partners.
  • Work closely with the Corporation’s partners.
  • Perform all other related tasks.



  • Be in a bachelor’s program in civil or construction engineering (internship 2 or higher).
  • Have ASP certification to work at a construction site.
  • Be familiar with the standards for structures (bridges and viaducts) and roads as well as environment and site safety standards.
  • Have good writing skills and be able to understand and interpret drawings and specifications.
  • Be able to access structures using fixed or moving devices (i.e., the candidate must not be afraid of heights or confined spaces).
  • Mastery of written and spoken French and ability to communicate verbally in English.
  • Know how to use MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and Access) and MS Project.
  • Have a class 5 driver’s licence.
  • Have an excellent ability to work on a team.
  • Show initiative and independence.
  • Have good organizational skills.
  • Have good time and priority management.
  • Ability to meet goals and deadlines.



Further your career in a stimulating and pleasant work environment at a strong organization whose key values are team work, transparency, thoroughness, innovation and commitment.

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