Project Manager Intern
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PROJECT MANAGER INTERN
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PROJECT MANAGER INTERN#
Engineering, Architecture, & Planning, Public Safety, Inspections, & Enforcement
Proposed Salary Range:
$ 51,535.00 – $ 59,265.00 (Annual)
96-05 Horace Harding Expway
PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND CONSTR.
The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high-quality drinking water, managing wastewater and storm water, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. DEP’s water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system’s 2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.
The Bureau of Engineering Design & Construction (BEDC) currently has a portfolio of capital projects valued at $23.8B, and another $10.5B projected over the next 10-year commitment plan. The projects BEDC implements allows DEP as a whole to continue to operate and maintain an exemplary water supply system.
BEDC seeks to hire three Project Manager Interns as Design support staff for the Wastewater Capital Program, located in the Lefrak offices in Corona, NY. Design support staff assist in the oversight of projects, as well as the design-related services for a program that will allow the City of New York to meet wastewater treatment and combined sewer overflow requirements into the future. The selected candidate for one position will be assigned to the Flushing Bay CSO Storage Tunnel Project. The 25-million-gallon tunnel will collect combined sewage and then convey the sewage to the Bowery Bay Wastewater Resource Recovery Facility for treatment at the conclusion of the storm event. By collecting the combined sewage, water quality in the East River will be improved to meet water quality standards. Another selected candidate will be assigned to the Oakwood Beach Wastewater Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) series of projects. These projects include improvements to the sludge thickening, headworks and power distribution systems. All of these improvements are being executed to ensure continued reliability of the WRRF to meet its approved State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) permit. The third candidate will be assigned to the Gowanus Superfund Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Tank program. Under this $1.6B federally mandated program two CSO Tanks with a combined capacity of 12 million gallons are being designed and constructed to intercept CSO discharges to Gowanus Canal.
The Project Manager Interns will perform elementary level project management work and receive training in project management work while assisting in design related work including the oversight of the design of rehabilitation projects or assisting in overseeing routine reconstruction projects. They will also assist in determining the need for and feasibility of design/construction work; assist in overseeing private consultants/contractors/vendors carrying out design related activities related to the rehabilitation, repairs, alterations and/or structural maintenance work of various wastewater and combined sewer overflow treatment facilities.
The Design support staff will be responsible for assisting in the achievement of project goals and milestones and ensuring that all prepared program schedules, reports, and work products conform to the program scope of work. In addition, the Design support staff assist in the preparation, negotiation, and processing of appropriate modifications to consultant contract scope, cost, and schedule for successful project completion.
The Design support staff will be trained to develop seamless communication/coordination with Agency Bureaus, other City Agencies, and key Stakeholders. They will assist in the identification of problems/issues during the facility planning, design, procurement and construction phases and assist with issue resolution and risk mitigation efforts to keep the project moving. They will also assist in the management of the quality of project delivery throughout the project lifecycle. The Design support staff will also be responsible for the continuous monitoring of key performance indicators with respect to budget, schedule and contract metrics.
The Design support staff will ensure that Environmental Health & Safety is incorporated throughout the project lifecycle and should be focused on client service with operating bureaus, the implementation of all project delivery procedures and coordination with all BEDC program support divisions, such as the Project Controls Group (Schedule & Cost), Permit Resource Division, etc. Design support staff report directly to the Accountable Manager.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, business administration, or public administration; or
2. A masters degree in architecture that is the first professional degree in architecture
from an accredited college or university.
• Proficient oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with project staff and engineers.
• Possess a basic understanding of:
• Equipment and materials
• Codes and standards
• Shop/Field testing
• Data collection tools and methodologies for collection of data
• What a risk is and the difference between a risk and an issue
• Project control concepts for cost and schedule management
• Environmental and safety issues and requirements
• Able to review contract documents and compare to project requirements to identify basic deficiencies.
• Able to effectively identify format and grammatical errors in documents.
• Able to effectively identify variances from baseline in actual scope, schedule, and cost.
• Employ effective time management practices.
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This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program and also meet the education and experience requirements as listed in the job posting notice. Please indicate on your resume or cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program.
This position is also open to non 55-a Program candidates who meet the education and experience requirements as listed in the job posting notice.
We appreciate your interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
All appointments are subject to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval.
This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.