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Water Systems Project Management Intern, Valhalla

Engineering, Architecture, & Planning with NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Employment Type and Schedule Intern

Salary $15 per hour

Work Location Outside NYC

Last Updated Last updated on Apr 17, 2023

Description Description

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 stormwater, 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) is responsible for the design and construction of major related capital projects. 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 a Project Management Intern for the Water System Capital Program (WSCP) directorate located in Queens, NY. Under supervision the selected candidate will report to an Accountable Manager or an Assistant Project Manager. They will assist in supervising a water system project.  These projects may include dams, aqueducts, waste water treatment plants, CSO Facilities and other infrastructure projects within New York City or NYC watershed which extends 125 miles north and west of the city. The selected candidate will assist in planning, coordinating, and directing the implementation of the design and construction. They will monitor permit requirements and assist in resolving project issue tasks. The selected candidate under direct supervision will also conduct reliable and skilled field surveys and prepare accurate reports on physical observations. They will also conduct thorough review of contract documents, codes, and regulations and accurately compare project requirements to identify deficiencies. The selected candidate will actively participate in field investigations to develop alternative approaches and solutions to meet project objectives. They will also attend all required environmental compliance and safety training classes.

Requirements Requirements

As of June of the Program year the prospective interne must be a student matriculated in a college or be a recent college graduate (winter/spring term of the Program year).

Appointment to this title is only valid for the duration of the Program, June – August each year.

This position is located in Westchester, New York.