The Bureau of Engineering, Design and Construction is responsible for the design and construction of major water-related capital projects. The Bureau’s projects focus on maintaining the continued delivery of high quality drinking water and upgrading the 14 wastewater plants located throughout the City to improve water quality and comply with new rules and regulations. As a part of our Resiliency Coordination Section, the candidate will work closely with senior staff coordinating resiliency projects across multiple Bureaus within DEP and across City, State and Federal Agencies, projects related to Infiltration/Inflow Investigations as well as identifying planned capital investments and operational optimizations to evaluate long term strategies for stormwater management that are implementable and cost effective and that would improve water quality and stormwater management capabilities. This position requires work with a variety of project stakeholders including engineers, architects, operators, community boards and urban planners where excellent communication and client service skills are required. The candidate will also attend and coordinate meetings with Bureau project teams as well as local, state and federal environmental regulatory agencies and other meetings relevant to advancing citywide resiliency objectives.
Preferred Skills: Student must currently be enrolled at a college/university at the undergraduate level majoring in civil engineering, environmental engineering, Environmental Science, or Environmental Studies.
Additional Information: Preferred coursework: Sustainable Planning, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Climate Science.
This is an unpaid position.
Student must currently be enrolled at a college/university at the undergraduate/graduate level.
student must have at least a 2.5GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
Student must have at least a junior class standing.
Strong writing skills; effective interpersonal skills; familiarity and/or experience with computers/software; leadership skills; self-motivation; and ability to work well with minimal supervision.