10 September 2018
In 2013, the Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc. (JCCBI) installed the “super beam” on the Champlain Bridge. This project received a lot of media attention, and it piqued my curiosity. I wanted to learn more about the project’s scope and complexity and about JCCBI, which has a reputation as a leading infrastructure manager. The Corporation also has a reputation for its engineering internships that open doors to the job market for students, as you can apply the technical and theoretical knowledge you learn in school.
Becoming an intern with JCCBI has been an incredible opportunity. I’ve had the chance to work on large projects from A to Z and interact with different stakeholders (consultants, contractors, supervisors, etc.). I’ve also developed skills in project management and coordination and considerably improved my communication, team work and interpersonal skills.
During my internship, I was assigned to the Champlain Project Office, where I worked mainly on the Champlain Bridge Ice Control Structure. My role was to: