Engineering Structures Internship
Amtrak - Philadelphia PA

Internship Category: Paid

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  • As a current employee you know Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. The safety of our passengers, our more than 20,000 colleagues, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of you.

    By living the Amtrak values and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.

    SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

    This position will support Engineering Structures Team by performing tasks as directed by department design professionals.

    ESSNETIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Search for, and file, drawings and documents in department document library.
    • Perform minor design and drafting.
    • Edit, revise and publish written construction project specifications manual.
    • Revise and publish scopes of work.
    • Manage department master specifications library.
    • Assist in document reproduction.
    • Perform calculations for review and approval by professional.
    • Assist with correspondence.

    PREFERRED EDUCATION:

    Pursuing Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering (Structures or Construction Management Emphasis) minimum of 3 years completed towards Bachelor Degree.

    WORK EXPERIENCE:

    • Ability to build relationships and to communicate effectively with team members, supervisors, managers and clerical staff.
    • Strong PC skills, especially Microsoft Office applications.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, self-starter, motivated individual

    PREFERRED WORK EXPERIENCE:

    • AutoCAD design and drafting experience
    • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks
    • Desire to pursue building design career
    • Interest in railroad transportation industry

    COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

    Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

    Requisition ID:35462

    Band Zone:XS107

    Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania

    Personnel Area:PA08

    Job Family/Function:Engineering

    Relocation Offered:No

    Education Requirements:High School/GED

    Travel Requirements:Up to 25%

    Employment Experience Requirements:No Experience

    You power our progress through your performance.

    We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

    We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

    All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.

    In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

    Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

    As a current employee you know Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. The safety of our passengers, our more than 20,000 colleagues, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of you.

    By living the Amtrak values and actively embracing and fostering diverse ideas, backgrounds and perspectives, together we will honor our past and make Amtrak a company of the future.

    SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

    This position will support Engineering Structures Team by performing tasks as directed by department design professionals.

    ESSNETIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Search for, and file, drawings and documents in department document library.
    • Perform minor design and drafting.
    • Edit, revise and publish written construction project specifications manual.
    • Revise and publish scopes of work.
    • Manage department master specifications library.
    • Assist in document reproduction.
    • Perform calculations for review and approval by professional.
    • Assist with correspondence.

    PREFERRED EDUCATION:

    Pursuing Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering (Structures or Construction Management Emphasis) minimum of 3 years completed towards Bachelor Degree.

    WORK EXPERIENCE:

    • Ability to build relationships and to communicate effectively with team members, supervisors, managers and clerical staff.
    • Strong PC skills, especially Microsoft Office applications.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, self-starter, motivated individual

    PREFERRED WORK EXPERIENCE:

    • AutoCAD design and drafting experience
    • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks
    • Desire to pursue building design career
    • Interest in railroad transportation industry

    COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

    Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

    Requisition ID:35462

    Band Zone:XS107

    Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania

    Personnel Area:PA08

    Job Family/Function:Engineering

    Relocation Offered:No

    Education Requirements:High School/GED

    Travel Requirements:Up to 25%

    Employment Experience Requirements:No Experience

    You power our progress through your performance.

    We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

    We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

    All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.

    In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

    Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

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