Monthly Archives: February 2020

2020 TDC-MIT Transportation & Infrastructure Summit

The Transportation Diversity Council (TDC) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Transportation Graduate Student Group are pleased to announce the¬†2020 TDC-MIT Transportation and Infrastructure Summit in Brooklyn, NY on Monday, April 20, 2020. This year‚Äôs conference features keynote presentations, panel discussions, and technical tours addressing the theme of¬†‚ÄúNavigating Organizational and Resiliency Challenges.‚ÄĚ
The conference will include the following on-site technical tours:
1.     New York City Transit Rail Control Center
2.     East Side Access Project
3.     Moynihan Station Project (Penn Station Redevelopment)
4.     Other tours TBA

You will also be able to hear panel discussions with experts from regional agencies and companies representing all modes of transportation discussing:

1.    Navigating Political and Funding Structures
2.¬† ¬† Safety and Resiliency Challenges‚Äč
3.    Mitigating Transportation Workforce Challenges
Admission for students is only $10! We are also pleased to offer accommodations on Sunday night plus student admission for $40 (may require 2-4 person/room, we’ll try to accommodate roommate requests as best we can). The final registration deadline is Sunday, April 12, 2020, but sign up earlier to reserve your spot on a tour! Students, register through the Eventbrite page: https://tinyurl.com/tdc-mit-20
Please select your tour preferences during registration on the Eventbrite page.¬†Tours are assigned on a first come, first served basis and fill-up quickly as they are capped at 15-20 students/tour.¬†If you wish to attend one of the technical tours, please send a scan of a U.S.-issued or state-issued government photo ID OR¬†the photo page of your passport to¬†perelm@mit.edu¬†with subject line: “TDC-MIT Summit Photo ID” for security clearance purposes (international students welcome).¬† See flyer below

NYSDEC Openings

Join the Team

Do you have a bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering or engineering technology? New York State employs more than 2,000 engineers in various agencies across the state, including DEC. Learn more about career opportunities in engineering with NYS on the¬†Civil Service’s website.

As a permanent, full-time employee of the DEC, you would enjoy many benefits, including:  generous leave time; excellent health, dental and vision insurance plans; pension plan; deferred compensation program; and, flex spending account. You may also qualify for: military leave; paid jury duty leave; child rearing leave and part-time or reduced work schedule.

 
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway, Albany, NY 12233

Asst Project Manager with Kingdom Associates, Inc.

Assistant Project Manager – NYC Foundation Contractor.

Looking to add an Assistant Project Manager to the team.  Including all aspects of project work, including Documenting Project, tracking drawings and changes,  CAD drawings, ordering and tracking job materials, Submittals, ect.

Individual should be a Quick learner with good organizational skills.  Great team established, and need to add another individual with good work ethic.  May consider part time, however full time is preferred.

Office located in Maspeth.  Send resume to colleen@kingdomassociates.us

Kingdom Associates, Inc.

46-11 54th Avenue, Suite 3

Maspeth, NY  11378

718-349-9198 718-606-2094

Launching Your College Career on Thursday 02/20

Launching Your College Career
Thursday 2/20
1-2pm
Namm 523A
 
Free pizza lunch!
 
Learn how to survive and thrive at City Tech.
 
Students will hear Peer Mentors talk about how to acclimate to college life and start off strong. Everything from navigating the campus to understanding W grades, and so much more will be covered. 
 We are happy to provide attendance verification for professors who wish to offer this workshop as extra credit. Please email peermentoring@citytech.cuny.edu.
 
Flyer is attached. Please let us know if you have any questions.
 
Thank you!
 
Najma, Travis, TingTing, Anjie, Tevin, Evelyn, and Sabrina
 
–Your Spring 2020 Peer Mentors
 
The Student Success Workshops are supported by First Year Programs and Student Life & Development.

Assistant Construction Inspector at DOB

An entry level position, this position receives training and  under close supervision, performs technical work construction inspection, repairs or alteration of structures for conformity with NYC Construction Codes, Department rules, other pertinent laws and rules, and approved plans.Other duties include:

  • Perform field surveys and sweeps of work sites and structures to check for conformance with approved applications, plans, and specifications in accordance with the NYC Construction Code, Zoning Resolution, or other pertinent laws and rules enforced by the Department of Buildings
  • Perform technical inspections of structures under construction, alteration or repair for conformity with NYC Construction Codes, Department rules, other pertinent laws and rules
  • Study architectural and engineering drawings of buildings and other structures to obtain details for inspections
  • May operate a motor vehicle in the performance of assigned duties

To be considered for an Assistant Construction Inspector interview candidates must have:

  • 2 years of full-time experience working in the construction field. Construction field experience include working as carpenter, mason, ironworker, plasterer, architect, engineer, building construction superintendent, or construction inspector;¬†or
  • ¬† 60 credits towards a degree in civil engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, construction management; or
  • ¬†A baccalaureate degree in civil engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology or construction management and at least 1 year of fulltime experience in the construction field
  • ¬†A valid New York State motor vehicle driver license

Working as a roofer, painter, sheet-metal worker, metal lather, sheetrock taper, glazier, or insulation installer is not acceptable experience. Mechanical engineering technology is not an acceptable degree to be considered for an interview.


Please apply for the position under the following link:

https://www1.nyc.gov/jobs

Search for ‚ÄúDepartment of Buildings‚ÄĚ and search for ‚ÄúAssistant Construction Inspector‚ÄĚ

The Job ID is 431933

Students have until Febuary 29, 2020 to apply.

NYC DOB- Women in Engineering Roundtable 03/21/20

This spring, the NYC Department of Buildings will host its first ever Women in Engineering Roundtable for female engineering students interested in future careers in a number of different engineering tracks(civil/structural, mechanical, and sustainability engineering). This event will be an in-depth resume-building experience.

On Tuesday, March 31st, at DOB headquarters, from 4pm to 6pm, we’ll be offering female engineering students the opportunity to receive mentoring sessions with our licensed engineers and to hear from our professionals about possible career paths within the premiere construction regulation agency in NYC.

Additionally, students will have the opportunity to learn about college aide positions, upcoming full-time positions, and future internships. Participating students will also receive a tour of the agency, a catered networking dinner, and, for the first 40 registrants, resume review/professional development assistance directly from our experience professionals.

To secure your seat, please register through the Eventbrite link below. Seating is limited, so please register as soon as you can:
https://whmcitytech.eventbrite.com/