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Project Number: CPM 001

Department: CPM

Division: Infrastructure and Facilities/Electrical

Work Location/Room Number: 2 Broadway, New York, NY

Title of Intern Position: College Intern

Number of Positions: 1

Major(s) Preferred: Electrical/Computer Science

Overview of Dept/Division:
The area undertakes design of rebuilding the Infrastructure such as Traction Power, Tunnel lighting system etc for the New York City Transit Authority.  Projects start with Master Planning leading to Preliminary Design and Final Design and advertisement of the projects for competitive bidding.  Awards are normally made either to third party contractors based on low bid or to in-house construction crew.

Project Responsibilities: Assist the design office in managing several projects in different stages of design.

Special Qualifications or Background Needed:
Project management is gradually migrating to web based management using software known as Constructware. Interns will get an opportunity to study the new software and assist the design staff in the migration of project management.


Project Number:  CPM 203 CA

Department:  Capital Program Management

Division:    On-Call Projects

Work Location/Room Number:  2 Broadway, Lower Manhattan, NY  /2nd Floor

Title of College Aide Position:  Engineering Support Aide

Number of Positions: 2

Major(s) Preferred: Environmental/Civil/Mechanical/Electrical/Chemical Engineer
Preference will be given to the student with some work experience and engineering, environmental or construction major/background. Should have understanding and working knowledge of computer software like AutoCAD, micro station, excel and word.

Overview of Dept/Division:
On-Call Projects division is responsible for Environmental Remediation Design due to renovation and upgrade of existing transit facilities and construction of new ones.

Responsibilities:

Special Qualifications or Background Needed: Some knowledge of environmental rules and regulations.

Good computer skills.


Project Number: CPM 300

Department: Capital Program Management

Division: Electrical - Infrastructure 'C'

Work Location/Room Number: 2 Broadway - D3.132

Title of Intern Position: Electrical Engineer Support Aide

Major(s) Preferred: Electrical Engineering

Number of Positions: 2

Overview of Dept/Division:
Capital Program Management manages capital construction projects design and construction. CPM has several program areas, Infrastructure and Facilities is one of them. Electrical projects come under Infrastructure 'C'.

Responsibilities:
Interns will learn the project engineering management procedures. They will also learn about capital projects such as: Tunnel Lighting, Substations, Circuit Breaker Houses, Battery and Control Cables and Negative Cables. Interns will assist the manager in project engineering management work and have the opportunity to learn the office procedures required in carrying out projects. Under continued supervision and guidance, the interns will receive training and work closely with project manager and other departmental personnel.

Special Qualifications or Background Needed:
Electrical Engineering Majors; 2 Undergraduates. Computer programming and good writing skills are desirable.


Project Number: DOB 008 IP

Department: Department of Buses

Division: Facilities

Work Location/Room Number: 25 Jamaica Ave, Rm#20

Title of Intern Position: Environmental Intern

Number of Positions: 1

Major(s) Preferred: Environmental Science, Chemistry, Engineering

Overview of Dept/Division:
Environmental compliance, code compliance, management of fueling systems

Project Responsibilities:
Intern will assist department personnel in a number of environmental compliance issues, including evaluation of chemical analyses for various wastestreams, research of environmental friendly chemicals and determination of air emissions as they related to permitting.

Special Qualifications or Background Needed:
Science background


Project Number: DOS 009 IP

Department: Subways, MOW

Division: Engineering

Work Location/Room Number: 130 Livingston Street, Room 8021F

Work Telephone Number: 718 694-1379

Title of Intern Position: Engineering Support Aide

Number of Positions: 2

Major(s) Preferred: Civil Engineering

Overview of Dept/Division: The Shops, Yards and Buildings division of Engineering provides engineering and architectural support for the various departments found within NYC Transit’s Shops and Yards throughout the transit system. Engineering work includes reinforced concrete, drainage, and steel design for various maintenance and repair initiatives as well as review of design calculations and drawings submitted by outside contractors for NYCT projects.

Project Responsibilities:
Each Intern would be responsible for:

Special Qualifications or Background Needed:


Project Number: DOS 011 IP

Department: Subways

Division: Subways Engineering

Work Location/Room Number: 130 Livingston Street, 8th floor, Brooklyn

Title of Intern Position: Engineering Intern

Number of Positions: One

Major(s) Preferred: Electrical Engineering

Overview of Dept/Division:
Provide engineering support and engineering design for various operation departments in the Transit. Specifically, Subways Engineering Capital Contracts review capital contract in respect to all engineering discipline and make recommendation and comments.

Project Responsibilities:
The College Intern will be involve in various aspect of the work related to electrical services to Transit facilities. The Intern will look over electrical drawings, research the electrical code, and go on field trip to electrical rooms and facilities to review scope of work.

Special Qualifications or Background Needed:
Motivated


Project Number: DOS 013 CA

Department: Subways

Division: Station Environment and Operations

Work Location/Room Number: 2 Broadway, 11th Floor

Title of College Aide Position: Analyst Support Aide

Major(s) Preferred: Operations Research and Industrial Engineering

Number of Positions: 1

Overview of Dept/Division:
The Office of Quality Assurance is responsible for evaluating cleaning and maintenance procedures and performance and making recommendations that will improve productivity, efficiency, morale and the station environment.

Responsibilities:
Under supervision, the college aide will assist the staff with operations research, performance analysis and data management.

Special Qualifications or Background Needed:


Project Number: DS 001

Department: Service Delivery

Division: RTO-RCC

Work Location/Room Number: 354W 54th Street

Title of Intern Position: Engineering intern

Number of Positions: 1

Major(s) Preferred: Computer Science, Electrical Engineers, and Mechanical Engineers 

Name of Continuing Student (if applicable):

Overview of Dept/Division:
The Subways Rail Control Center is the nerve-center of RTO. Located on West 54th Street, its around-the-clock work team monitors train movement throughout the entire system.

Project Responsibilities:

Special Qualifications or Background Needed:
Some programming skills


Project Number: DS 9

Department: Subways

Division: MOW/Track Planning

Work Location/Room Number:130 Livingston Street, (7th Floor), Brooklyn NY 11201

Title of Intern Position: Infrastructure Data Analyst

Major(s) Preferred: Civil Engineering, Geography, Information Systems

Number of Positions: 3

Overview of Dept/Division:
The Maintenance Planning group serves as the technology assistance/identifier, maintenance planning, and problem solving services to the Division of Track that is responsible for maintenance, construction and inspection of over 840 miles of mainline, yard and lay-up tracks on the elevated, at-grade and subway structures. The group also works with field personnel to maintain consistent records of track inspection and repair to improve the structural integrity and safety of MTA/NYCT’s transportation system.

Responsibilities:
Maintenance of Way, Track Maintenance Planning, is tasked with the automation of track inspection data collection, track complaint and repair processes. One application entitled IRIS (Integrated Railway Inspection System) out of several has been developed to simplify administration of track infrastructure defect program. Interns will primarily be tasked with Quality Assurance (Q/A) testing of IRIS functionality, data extraction and analysis, ongoing research on Pictorial Inspection System and geocoding of defect location data using GPS/CAD/GIS.

Special Qualifications or Background Needed:
Multidisciplinary knowledge in information systems, statistics, civil engineering, and geography. Knowledge of MS Access, SQL, Excel and Word would be beneficial. Interest in learning track construction specifications, maintenance standards, inspection strategies, spatial statistics using GIS/GPS tools are a necessity.


Project Number: DS 15 CA Revised

Department: MOW- EMD, Network Operations

Division: Circuit Assignment - Data Provisioning

Work Location/Room Number: 2 Broadway, B10.112

Title of College Aide Position: Network Support Aide

Major(s) Preferred: Computer Science/IT/Computer Technology/Electrical Engineering

Number of Positions: 2

Overview of Dept/Division:
The Data Provisioning Unit within EMD - Network Operations is responsible for planning and designing data communications networks throughout all NYC Transit facilities (bus depots, train stations/yards, and offices.)  We specify and procure network routers, switches, and other communications devices.  In addition, we are responsible for the implementation of network infrastructures including WAN links, internal cabling and other aspects of network design.

Responsibilities:
Working with a project manager from our staff, the interns will learn the various components that make up a data network, and perform simple surveys needed to design, implement and document those networks.  College Aides may also be assigned to assist with contract administration tasks.

Special Qualifications or Background Needed:
Students should be working towards a degree in computer networking or computer engineering.  Should be familiar with basic Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Access, Visio and Power Point.  CAD experience (e.g., AutoCAD or MicroStation) would be a plus.  Prior leadership or administrative experience is also desired.


Project Number:    DS 15 Revised

Department:  MOW- EMD, Network Operations

Division:Circuit Assignment - Data Provisioning

Work Location/Room#:  2 Broadway, B10.116, Lower Manhattan, NY

Title of Intern Position:  Network Intern

Majors Preferred: Computer Networking/Electrical Engineering

Number of Positions: 4

Overview of Dept/Division:
The Data Provisioning Unit within EMD - Network Operations is responsible for planning and designing Data Communications networks throughout all NYC Transit facilities (bus depots, train stations/yards, and offices.)  We specify and procure all network routers, switches, and other communications devices.  In addition, we are responsible for the installation of network infrastructure, including WAN links, internal cabling infrastructure, and other aspects of network design. 

Responsibilities:
Working with a project manager from our staff, the interns will learn the various components that make up a data network, and perform simple surveys needed to design, implement and document those networks. 

Special Qualifications or Background Needs:
Students should be working towards a degree in computer networking or computer engineering.  This position is not appropriate for a student majoring in computer programming.  Students need to be highly motivated, detail oriented and organized.  Should be familiar with basic Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Access, Visio and Power Point.  CADD experience (eg AutoCADD or Microstation) would be a plus. 


Project Number: DS 106 (Revised)

Department: Subways

Division: Rail Operations Support

Work Location/Room Number:130 Livingston St, Brooklyn,  NY  Room 6085A

Title of Intern Position: Engineering Support Aide

Number of Positions: 1

Major(s) Preferred: Computer Science, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer

Overview of Dept/Division:
New Technology Cars/Automatic Announcement System Unit. Automatic Announcement System Unit incorporate Operations Planning route pattern changes in the Automatic Announcement System on the new technology cars.  The unit is responsible for: the correctness of the automated announcements and making changes to the automated announcement software; Testing software changes in the automated announcement lab and on the trains; monitoring and tracking upgrading of AAS software on New Technology cars.  Also, the unit trains Car Equipment field personnel in uploading upgraded software to the New Technology cars procedures; coordinates development of the R160 automatic announcement system database and automated announcement system; and  monitors the development of R160 critical car systems i.e. Cab Controls, communications system, Train Operator Display to ensure RTO’s operating requirements are addressed.

Responsibilities:
Assist in creating an audio CD for each subway line. The CD plays a recording of each station stop and all transfers available at each stop. Assist in testing modified automatic announcement system software using software workstations.

Special Qualifications or Background Needed: All majors are accepted, however student must be motivated.


Project Number:  DS 404                                          

Department:   Subways         

Division: Division of Track & Infrastructure

Work Location/Room Number: 

Title of College Aide Position:    Project Assistant

Number of Positions:  2

Major(s) Preferred:  Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science

Overview of Dept/Division:
 
The Department of Subways is developing and implementing a comprehensive maintenance plan for its facilities, shop equipment and other fixed assets.  The program is being piloted at the Corona and East New York Maintenance Shops.  This is an effort to ensure the safety and reliability of our assets and equipment.  Moreover, we are implementing a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to facilitate compliance with MTA New York City Transit and government regulations.

Project Responsibilities:

Special Qualifications or Background Needed:          


Project Number: DS 405

Department: SP&I/MOW Engineering

Division: Dept of Subways

Work Location/Room Number: 2 Broadway, Room C11.47, Lower Manhattan, NY

Title of Intern Position: Project Assistant Support Aide

Major(s) Preferred: Computer Science, Business, Engineering

Number of Positions: 1

Overview of Dept/Division: Strategic Planning & Integration is a unit in the Engineering Group in Maintenance Of Way.  The unit partners with other departments and divisions to assist with engineering and computer-related projects.

Responsibilities: Develop databases and project coordination as necessary, assisting the group members with their daily responsibilities.   Gain exposure to important projects related to web and database development.

Special Qualifications or Background Needed:


Project Number: DS 406 CA

Department: SP&I/MOW Engineering

Division: Dept of Subways

Work Location/Room Number: 2 Broadway, C11.60

Title of College Aide Position: Project Support Aide

Major(s) Preferred: Engineering, Computer Science

Number of Positions: 1

Overview of Dept/Division:
This division is responsible for telecommunications systems planning and integration for Maintenance of Way Engineering for the Department of Subways.

Responsibilities:
The responsibilities will include tracking of requests, disposition of responses, filing, Scheduling of Surveys, Data Entry, Drawing Modifications, and Reports Generation (MS Access). These skills will be used to review, approve, or disapprove construction and engineering projects or activities in the NYCT communications room, in a timely manner, providing a more efficient use of NYCT resources.

Special Qualifications or Background Needed:


Project Number: DS 505 CA

Department: MOW

Division: Engineering

Work Location/Room Number: 8044D

Title of College Aide Position: College Intern

Major(s) Preferred: Civil Engineering

Number of Positions: 2            

Overview of Dept/Division: The Contract Inspection is responsible for inspecting construction by outside parties that has an impact on Transit facilities such as road reconstruction, sewer work, rock excavating for adjacent buildings.

Responsibilities: The intern would be responsible for light filing and organization of job folders and structural drawings. Additionally, the student will be exposed to how inspections of outside parties are done while gaining knowledge of various procedures and processes.

Special Qualifications or Background Needed: Basic computer knowledge and an understanding of simple engineering principles


Project Number: DSS 001 IP

Department: Office of System Safety

Division: Environmental Protection

Work Location/Room Number: 2 Broadway, 27th Floor, A27.64

Title of Intern Position: System Safety Specialist Support Aide

Major(s) Preferred: Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Policy

Number of Positions: 1

Overview of Dept/Division:
The Environmental Protection (EP) division of System Safety is responsible for environmental compliance and oversight at various NYCT facilities and operations.  The EP section manages several contracts related to environmental compliance including the Removal, Transport, Storage, and Treatment of Hazardous Waste, Regulated Medical Waste, Environmental Sampling and Universal Waste Disposal contracts.

Responsibilities:
Assist on various environmental compliance projects/programs including hazardous waste disposal recordkeeping, petroleum bulk storage, storm water and air pollution. Work on documentation related to contract management. Assist present system safety program managers in tracking NYCT compliance with applicable environmental requirements; including field verifications.

Special Qualifications or Background Needed:
Candidate must be detail orientated, able to learn a specific task quickly, and work efficiently to complete tasks on time.  Must have specific college courses in environmental science and be willing to conduct field visits to bus depots and train yards.


Project Number: EVP 301 CA

Department: CPM

Division: Capital Planning & Budget

Work Location/Room Number: 2 Broadway, 25th Floor

Title of College Aide Position:  Planning & Budget Aide

Major(s) Preferred: Planning, Transportation, Public Admin, Business, Engineering, Architecture

Number of Positions: 1

Overview of Dept/Division: This position is in the Division of Capital Planning & Budget  (CPB) in NYCT’s Department of Capital Program Management (CPM). CPB is responsible for the planning and budgetary oversight of NYCT’s capital investment program.

Responsibilities:  In support of ongoing divisional needs regarding NYCT’s capital program, the aide will participate in the following planning related activities: prioritization and programming of long term investments, benefit-cost analysis of capital project proposals, review of project budgets and spending.  The aide will also assist with other divisional activities, as required, to support the planning of the Capital Program.

Special Qualifications or Background Needed:   Knowledge of transportation planning principles, experience with benefit-cost and other analytical techniques.  Good communication, writing and computer skills desired.


Project Number: EVP 500 CA

Department: Executive Vice President

Division: Operations Planning

Work Location/Room Number: 2 Broadway, Room A17.23, NY, NY

Title of College Aide Position: Transit Modeling Support Aide

Major(s) Preferred: Urban Planning, Transportation Planning/Engineering, Computer Programming

Number of Positions: 1

Overview of Dept/Division: A primary goal of Operations Planning is to develop effective and efficient ways to add or adjust subway and bus service to meet the needs of the riding public while taking into account operating constraints. Responsibilities range from the monitoring of service and demand. Various analysis tools and databases are used including a GIS based demand model of the subway and bus system that is used to analyze major service changes or additions.   

Responsibilities: The college aide will assist the rail network planning unit with the updating and application of its GIS based transit demand model. This will involve working with subway and bus schedule databases to update the service coded in the model including route descriptions, travel times and headways. Other work will include summarizing modeling results in graphical/map formats and in tabular form and analyzing current or future demand changes using MetroCard, land use and survey data. There will also be opportunities for field work to assist in the collection of information on service and demand.

Special Qualifications or Background Needed:


Project Number: MTAB 900

Department: Capital Construction & Engineering

Division: Facilities

Work Location/Room Number: 25 Jamaica Ave/ENY Depot, Rm#24

Title of Intern Position: Architect Intern (Unpaid)

Number of Positions: 1

Major(s) Preferred: Architect & Engineering

Name of Continuing Student (if applicable):

Overview of Dept/Division:
MTA Bus - Department of Capital Construction and Engineering, is involved with the day to day activities of planning, design and construction of projects at all bus depots and maintenance facilities.

Project Responsibilities:
The Intern will be given the opportunity to learn and apply technical skills and skills described below.  The candidate will work closely with several Registered Architects and Professional Engineers. The selected Intern will assist the Architectural and Engineering Group in developing construction and as-build drawings for various facilities throughout the New York City, Long Island, and Westchester Regions.  The Intern will gain extensive understanding and experience in the area of construction and maintenance. 
Duties will include, but not be limited to, compiling data, design computations, preparing architectural and engineering plans, perform inspections, packaging construction contracts, reviewing designs, developing narratives on program plans and future projects, preparing/ developing work orders/ task orders and coordination as well as some administrative duties such as filing, copying, faxing etc.  This position will require travel.    

Special Qualifications or Background Needed:

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