Spring 2022- Engineering Intern - 90299884 - New York

Date: Oct 11, 2021

Location: New York, NY, US, 10001

Company: Amtrak

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?


As a member of the Engineering team, the Intern will contribute to exciting efforts to maintain and improve Amtrak’s infrastructure. We are looking for an individual who possess high energy and thrives in a fast-paced work environment.

The Intern will have exposure to all areas of Engineering including inspection, design, developing means & methods, scheduling, estimating, and construction.  The Intern will leverage team expertise, industry best practices and academic background to engage in work activities, such as,


  • Participate in Facility inspections and respond to facility issues.
  • Developing estimate for construction projects
  • Developing schedules for maintenance and capital improvement projects
  • Performing inventory of material and tools
  • Working with engineering team to develop means and methods for projects



Essential Functions:

  • Communicate effectively and professionally
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to identify challenges/barriers and make recommendations



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at an accredited college/university in Civil Engineering or similar degree
  • Experience in Microsoft Office software suite, including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint, AutoCAD


Minimum KSA’s

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities and deadlines
  • Must be comfortable working outdoors in a construction environment adhering to job site safety requirements.
  • Ability to work independently on specific projects
  • Some experience in AutoCAD

Requisition ID:71519
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.

All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.   Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation.  Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR § 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, the individual will not be 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 EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.

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