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Intern - 90236396 - New York


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:
The Intern of Safety Engineering will:
• Perform data collection and analysis to assist in safety risk assessments of civil infrastructure, stations, shops, and other field work locations.
• Perform analysis of existing incident data to support cases for capital expenditures.
• Assist in conducting safety reviews of schematics and specifications for projects in the acquisition or design phase.
• Assist Lead System Safety Specialists in field work, including performing Job Safety Analyses for specific work tasks or equipment.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Perform analysis of electronic track geometry data sets.
• Perform field observations and data collection to assist System Safety, Engineering, and Transportation leadership in the preparation of Risk Assessments and other reports.
• Reviews plans for acquisition and design of various forms of equipment and associated FRA/OSHA regulations and provides input for associated management reviews.

•    This position begins Spring/January 2019

 

EDUCATION:
• Must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in Engineering or Physical Science.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Prior simulation/analysis experience with MatLab
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel).
• Must be actively pursuing a degree at an accredited educational institution. 
• 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
• Available to work a minimum of 15 hours per week between the days/hours: Monday-Friday, 8a-5p


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Specific interest or desire to work in the railroad industry.
• Prior internship or work experience in a rail transportation environment.


PREFERRED EDUCATION:
Actively pursuing a graduate degree in Engineering or Physcial Science.


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

Requisition ID:38062
Posting Location(s):New York
Personnel Area:NY05
Job Family/Function:Engineering 
Relocation Offered:No 
Education Requirements:High School/GED
Travel Requirements:None 
Employment Experience Requirements:1 - 3 years of experience

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

Company
Amtrak
Posted
09/19/2018
Type
Full time
Location
New York, NY 10001, US