1+ months

Rail Track Engineering Intern- Summer 2020

Newark, NJ 07102
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WSP USA is a proven world leader in transportation engineering and consistently provides quality services in planning, design, construction management, and program management for a multitude of transportation agencies and organizations across the globe. We lead projects through innovation, quality design, and responsiveness that has made us a desirable employer for young professionals.
Be involved in projects with our Transit and Rail Technical Excellence Center and be a part of a growing team that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
Our Newark, NJ office is seeking a Rail Track Engineering Intern to support the Transit & Rail Track Group for the summer of 2020. This candidate should be enthusiastic and self-motivated and will be responsible for assisting technical staff in day-to-day project duties. The major projects involving intern support include track alignment and structure design for projects across the US but with a focus on the Greater New York City Region.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work on some of the most challenging transit and rail projects in the country
  • Work under and assist more experienced track engineers in broader transportation planning and design activities
  • Design  horizontal and vertical track alignments and special trackwork details using AutoCAD Civil3D, MicroStation, and InRoads
  • Write technical specifications and perform calculations
  • Review submittals, shop drawings and requests for information for projects during construction
  • Duties may include field inspections on railroad properties
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.


<div>Minimum Qualifications:</div> <ul> <li>Must possess an interest in transit and rail related projects and systems</li> <li>Pursuing a B.S. or M.S. in civil engineering, mechnical engineering, or railroad engineering from an accredited program</li> <li>Proficiency with MS Office software</li> <li>Strong technical writing, analytical, and communication skills</li> <li>Detail-oriented with an emphasis on quality work products</li> <li>The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately</li> </ul> <div> </div> <div>Preferred Qualifications</div> <ul> <li>Experience in the transit or rail industry</li> <li>Prior internship experience, leadership experience, or relevant coursework</li> <li>Proficiency with CADD software, AutoCAD, MicrosStation, and InRoads</li> <li>Local candidates preferred. Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this internship</li> </ul> <div> </div> <div>About WSP USA</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.</div> <div> </div> <div>At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started? </div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.</div> <div> </div> <div>The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.</div> <div> </div> <div>Relocation assistance is not available for this position.</div>


Posted: 2019-10-11 Expires: 2019-12-06

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