We are currently accepting applications for an internship with our Capital Projects Division. Capital Projects Division interns perform tasks and assist in the area of project development, project delivery, project management, and engineering. Under the general supervision of the Senior Engineer, interns assist with the duties and responsibilities listed below, which are characteristic of the range of duties and responsibilities assigned to this position, and are not intended to be a comprehensive listing. Internships are paid and can be combined with general research opportunities or research towards a thesis.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities • Aid the Capital Projects team in providing project delivery support for and oversight of the project sponsors. Project sponsors are partners or grantees responsible for implementing large capital projects and select programs within the Transportation Authority’s Program of Projects. Project delivery support includes, but not limited to: »» Develop cost estimate »» Conduct cost comparison »» Analyze project cost »» Update project schedule
• Aid the Capital Projects team in providing technical input on capital projects to support development and updates of the Countywide Transportation Plan, other Transportation Authority and Outside Agency Studies and programming.
• Assists the Capital Projects team in managing other capital project studies.
• Assists the Capital Projects team in developing meeting agendas and generating meeting minutes.
• Assist other sections, such as the planning and modeling team in providing project development support and analysis.
• Preparing materials for presentations and meetings.
•Provide support in the development of Request for Information (RFI), Request for Qualification (RFQ), and Request for Proposal (RFP).
• Aid in the development of Project Management Information System.
• Perform related duties as required and assigned.
Please submit a resume and cover letter (indicating where you saw this job posted, the earliest date you can start, and the number of hours a week you are available—minimum 30, maximum 40) via email (email@example.com), fax (415.522.4829), or mail: San Francisco County Transportation Authority Attn: Human Resources (Capital Projects Internship) 1455 Market St., 22nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94103 Please submit your application by Monday, February 06, 2017 for assured consideration. Sorry, but we are unable to provide Visa sponsorship for internship positions.
Basic principles, practices, phase and techniques of project and program management, especially for the planning, design, and construction of capital transportation infrastructure projects. These may include: cost estimating, scheduling, value engineering, and risk management techniques; transportation engineering and planning principles and methods; project data and process management techniques. Also, proficient knowledge of standard spreadsheet, word processing, and Internet software. Familiarity with standard database, scheduling, geographic information systems (GIS), and computer aided design (CAD) software.
Ability to assist with implementation of cost effective project delivery; familiarity with project scheduling applications; ability to collect and generate data pertaining to capital planning issues using appropriate methods and statistical techniques; assist to summarize and present data and prepare written reports and recommendations; and write clearly and concisely; ability to perform the above independently. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Project, and AutoCAD is desired.
Completion of at least a bachelor degree in an appropriate discipline such as civil or transportation engineering. An Engineer in Training Certification is desirable.
The San Francisco County Transportation Authority administers and oversees the delivery of the Proposition K (Prop K) half-cent local transportation sales tax program and New Expenditure Plan, which was passed by 75% of San Francisco voters in November 2003. The Authority was created in 1989 to administer Prop K's predecessor, the Proposition B half-cent transportation sales tax program, which beg...an in 1990 and continued until it was superseded by Prop K.
Since 1990, the Authority has also been the designated Congestion Management Agency (CMA) for San Francisco. In this role, the Authority is responsible for developing and administering the Congestion Management Program (CMP). Through its CMA activities, the Authority leverages state and federal transportation dollars to complement Prop K revenues and performs project delivery oversight to assist with project implementation. The Authority also tracks transportation system performance to ensure that San Francisco gets good value for its transportation investments and prepares a long-range Countywide Transportation Plan to guide future investment decisions.
The Authority has also served as the San Francisco Program Manager for grants from the Transportation Fund for Clean Air (TFCA) since 1990. In this role, the Authority approves funding for transportation projects that directly benefit air quality, through reduced motor vehicle emissions.