Spring 2022 - Engr Structures Intern - 90291443 - Philadelphia

Date: Oct 11, 2021

Location: Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

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?

The purpose of this position is to attract new architects & engineers and to promote careers in railway engineering by providing an entry point for architects and engineers in training. Accepted candidates for the position will have the opportunity to apply their architecture and engineering skills in both the office and field, and to gain firsthand work experience in the various aspects of railway engineering.


Under the supervision of assigned Engineering Manager(s) the position will:
•Assist Facilities Design group with facility project layouts and design plan reviews
•Assist Survey group with on-track survey operations, limited travel is required
•Attend office meetings, field meetings, and conference calls
•Assist in providing technical, logistical, and administrative support to ensure the successful completion of assigned project tasks within scope, schedule and budget.
•Receive instruction on and become familiar with Engineering safety standards, work procedures, and operating practices.

Complete required safety training necessary to work in a railroad environment
•Other specific work assignments may be determined based on the planned headquarters

•Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
•Some experience with CAD software (Microstation and/or AutoCAD)

•Actively pursuing a degree in Architecture at an accredited educational institution (preferably Sophomore – Junior level)

•Valid driver’s license and ability to travel alone or in teams.

•Prior work experience in design, maintenance, or construction.
•Previous construction or railroad industry experience.
•Specific interest or desire to work in the railroad industry.

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

Requisition ID:71847
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.

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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