Stations Design Support Intern - Spring 2020-90259788 - Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 
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Job/Internship Description

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:
This position will support Amtrak's Stations Design Team by performing tasks as directed by department design professionals.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Search for, and file, drawings and documents in department document library.

• Perform design and drafting on AutoCAD .

• 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 .

• Assist with internal survey to support internal design projects .


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in Engineering or Architecture.

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

Must be available to work a minimum of 15 hours per week between the days/hours of Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• AutoCAD design and drafting experience highly preferred.

• Two or more years of academic experience preferred, or Junior status. Graduate degree also preferred.

• Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks .

• Desire to pursue building design career.

• Interest in railroad transportation industry.

• Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications .

• Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Requisition ID:41235
Posting Location(s):Pennsylvania
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


Amtrak is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Position Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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