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Engineering Project Delivery Intern - Summer 2020 - 90262150 - New York

Date: Oct 31, 2019

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Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:

Have a passion for leveraging project management skills to drive the successful delivery of projects? As an Intern at Amtrak, you will learn the foundational principles in project management and make tangible impact on a wide range of complex, transformational projects in a real-world rail industry environment. You will work under close supervision of a project/program manager and in collaboration with all levels of stakeholders: from department leaders, to project/program managers, business analysts, and functional leads. Individuals in this role use project management knowledge and analytical skills to support assigned projects, including:

· Support project performance reporting

· Identify efficiencies and present recommended improvement opportunities at various levels of project  

· Work with project team members and subject matter experts to coordinate logistics for assigned projects 

 

This summer internship is intended to begin in May 2020.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Support project teams with project status reporting, documentation, controls and other processes to ensure compliance with audit requirements, department procedures and enterprise standards

• Create and maintain required documentation including project organization charts, distribution lists, project logs, project schedules, requirements  documents, project budgets, and status reports

• Assist in development and review of project scope, schedule and budget

• Coordinate project logistics, including calendars, major events, meetings and applicable materials and equipment

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must be actively pursuing a degree at an accredited educational institution.  

• Must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in Civil/Electrical Engineering. 

• Must have at least 1 year of academic undergraduate studies completed or a sophomore status at minimum.

• Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Relevant work experience (e.g., internships, school jobs)

• Microsoft Office experience (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project)

• Microsoft Access and Visio

• Project Schedule Software (Microsoft Project / Primavera P6) desired

At least two years of academic undergradate study completed or junior status at minimum. 

Availability to work 40 hours per week, M-F.

 

COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Requisition ID:41677
Posting Location(s):New York
Job Family/Function:Engineering 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their 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.

POSTING NOTES: Engineering || Engineering

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