NCDOT Rail Intern
NC State University

Raleigh, North Carolina

Posted in Education and Training

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Essential Job Duties:

This position, up to 40 hours per week, will support research activities within the Research Group at ITRE primarily in the areas of design, program, or model GIS applications and/or procedures related to railroad crossing data, engineering projects, studies, crashes, and railroad incidents, among others. This position will assist with research tasks related to monitoring railroad crossing data for safety and operations. Additional tasks may be assigned to this position in other relevant areas, based on the candidate's background and expertise. The candidate should also be proficient in ArcGIS or other GIS software, Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook, knowledge of Excel formulas and logical constructs to sort/filter datasets, excellent verbal & written communication skills, and communicating with the research team and the project sponsor.

Is Time Limited:


If Yes, Appointment Length:

3-12 months

Job City & State:

Raleigh, North Carolina


Institute for Transportation Research and Education

Classification Title:

Temporary-Professional NonFaculty

Working Title:

NCDOT Rail Intern

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Other Work/Responsibilities:

Create, analyze, report, convert, or transfer data using ArcGIS software, collect, query, analyze, reconcile, and update rail crossing database, field work and data gathering activities involving railroad/highway related projects, correspond with other staff and customers of the Rail Division, other technical and/or administrative tasks as assigned. Student may occasionally be requested to enter railroad property right-of-way and navigate railroad tracks.

Minimum Experience/Education:

- Bachelor's degree or currently enrolled in a program with coursework in a related field, preferably in GIS, Civil/Mechanical/Electrical/Computer Engineering, Other Applied Sciences

Department Required Skills:

- Skills using ArcGIS or other GIS software and the associated tools and packages
- Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
- Knowledge of Excel formulas and logical constructs to sort/filter datasets
- Excellent verbal & written communication skills
- Strong organizational and time management skills
- Attention to detail

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:


Required License or Certification:


Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


Anticipated Hiring Range:

$17.00 Hourly

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NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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