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​​​​Charlotte Water Pipeline Academy​

Pipeline Academy

  • Paid seven-month program.
  • The initial month includes fundamental skills training, worksite tours, financial literacy training, and skills assessment to determine which tract each intern will follow in the subsequent months.
  • On-the-job training will include experience in various water and wastewater industry positions within Charlotte Water.

More than an Internship

This initiative will develop a pipeline of future workers with the skills and abilities needed to fill entry-level positions in water/wastewater or similar industries.​​

Benefits that build a better future

  • Paid training
  • ​Fundamental skills training.
  • Network with professionals in the field.
  • Develop transferable skills.
  • Explore a career path.

How to apply

All candidates must apply through the online application process at the City of Charlotte Human Resources Page. No e-mailed, mailed, or faxed resumes will be accepted in lieu of the online application process.​

Pipeline Academy Schedule

  • The first four weeks are Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 8 am-4 pm.​
  • The next six months are Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week.


  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • At least 18 years old.
  • High school graduate or have a GED.​
  • Physically able to perform the work.​​