The Bureau of Water Supply manages, operates, and protects New York City's upstate water supply system to ensure the delivery of a sufficient quantity of high quality drinking water. The Bureau is also responsible for the overall management and implementation of the provisions of the City's $1.5 billion Watershed Protection Program and for ensuring the City's compliance with the provisions of the Filtration Avoidance Determination. Water Operations Division plans, manages, operates, maintains and provides responsible stewardship to all NYC water supply reservoirs, dams, facilities, aqueducts, shafts, hydroelectric plants, highways, bridges and watershed lands of the Delaware, Catskill and Croton water systems upstream of the Kensico and New Croton reservoirs. The division ensures the continuous delivery of an adequate, reliable supply of high quality drinking water through the Catskill and Delaware Aqueducts to approximately 9.5 million people in NYC and upstate communities in an environmentally healthy, safe, fiscally responsible and efficient manner while maintaining compliance with all applicable environmental, health and safety laws and regulations.
The Water Operations intern for the Highlands Region will be responsible for performing research, using information from manufacturer’s data, historical contract drawings or specifications to gather information that will allow a qualified person to document or calculate the maximum intended load for the Walking Working Surfaces (WWS) throughout the region. This information is important for the division to meet new OSHA regulations and sustain the safety of the division workforce and other building occupants and visitors. The Water Operations Intern for the Shokan Region will also assist the Regional Manager and Regional Engineer with a variety of office and field-based projects and tasks relating to Facility Dude Software. Selected candidate will be responsible for adhering to and complying with all environmental, health and safety laws, Agency policies, rules, and regulations.
This is a paid posiiton.