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Summer 2024 - Production Construction Intern - Philadelphia

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šŸš€ Summer Internship


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  • The ideal candidate for the Summer 2024 Production Construction Intern position in Philadelphia at Amtrak must be actively pursuing an undergraduate/graduate degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management and have completed at least 1 year of academic undergraduate studies or have sophomore status. Additionally, they must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher and preferably have relevant work experience, with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher if they have completed 2 years of academic undergraduate studies or have junior status. The candidate should have strong coordination skills, a strong safety focus, and proficiency in Microsoft Office. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are a must.
  • The Production Construction Intern in Philadelphia will utilize their engineering and construction management knowledge to support assigned projects, including critical path scheduling, production reporting, analyzing efficiencies and delays, documenting field modifications, and developing project execution plans. The intern will also collect and review project performance data, assist with safety plans, and maintain a safe work environment.

Summer Internship

Construction & Surveyingā€¢Philadelphia


  • As an Intern within the IMCS Production group, the individual will be responsible for assisting in the management and oversight of internal Amtrak Capital construction projects within the New York Division and Mid-Atlantic Division. This position will have duties in both the office and field environment. The individual will work under close supervision of Production managers and in collaboration with all levels of stakeholders.


  • Must be actively pursuing a degree at an accredited educational institution.
  • Must be actively pursuing an undergraduate/graduate degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Mgmt
  • Must have at least 1 year of academic undergraduate studies completed or a sophomore status at minimum.
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Relevant work experience (e.g., internships, summer positions, school jobs)
  • 2 years of academic ungraduated studies completed or a junior status
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Must have the ability to coordinate efforts with other technical disciplines
  • Strong Safety Focus
  • Demonstrated experience in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project) sufficient to prepare effective business analyses, production logs and presentations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills:
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Construction & Surveying


  • Individuals in this role use engineering & construction management knowledge as well as analytical skills to support assigned projects, including but not limited to:
  • Critical Path Project schedule development
  • Support project production reporting
  • Analyze production unit efficiencies and delays
  • Monitors and journals in field modifications for as built drawings
  • Work with production team members and subject matter experts to develop project execution plans
  • Essential Functions:
  • Collect, consolidate, and review project performance data from field personnel
  • Support project teams with production reporting, weekly look ahead development, delay reporting, summary of data analysis and other processes to ensure compliance with department procedures and standards
  • Assist in development and review of project critical path scheduling and project execution plan
  • Assist in the development of Site Specific Safety Work Plan (SSSWP) to ensure safety of the job
  • Maintains, supports, and promotes a safe work environment while complying with all of Amtrakā€™s safety rules, policies, and procedures.


Work type

Full time

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