Intern in civil engineering, Research and Applications Directorate (RAD)

20 May 2020

Fall 2020 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 / 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.

Get on the right track with the Corporation, where great projects are waiting for you!



Reporting to the Engineer, Research and Development, the intern will actively help implement and meet the goals of research and innovation projects by collecting data, synthesizing information, preparing technical and administrative documents, and implementing and monitoring projects.



  • Participate in innovation opportunity studies in terms of maintenance of structures (repair and reinforcement);
  • Support the RAD in the various field activities within the framework of pilot applications on our structures;
  • Perform a bibliographic exploration of innovative solutions in terms of repair technique and new construction and rehabilitation materials;
  • Help monitor and manage a project relating to the life-cycle analysis of certain sensitive elements of our structures;
  • Support the RAD with the technical monitoring and coordination of research projects;
  • Participation in the monitoring and management of a project relating to the seismic performance studies of our structures;
  • Perform the synthesis and compilation of structural inspection date, analysis and categorization of damage;
  • Prepare databases with specific data about our structures using an Excel spreadsheet (or others) to better categorize items;
  • Help prepare technical presentations depending on the specific needs of the RAD;
  • Perform any other job-related tasks and duties.



  • Be in a bachelor’s program in civil engineering / structure (more than 45 credits completed);
  • Have excellent knowledge of Excel, Word, MS Project, AutoCAD, Outlook and Internet Explorer;
  • Knowledge of Access and AutoCAD is an asset;
  • Be a self-starter, independent and proactive;
  • Work well on a team and have highly developed organizational skills;
  • Be able to work in a changing environment;
  • Proficiency in written and spoken French and a very good knowledge of English (oral and written).



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.

Send us your resume, cover letter and transcript to [email protected]. Please specify which internship interests you.