Operations Planning And Development Intern

internship - full time,

Trimet
Portland, OR
Closed
Posted 93 Days ago
Trimet
Portland, OR
internship - full time,
Posted 93 Days ago
Closed

Description

Operations Planning and Development Intern Salary $16.00 Hourly Location Portland, OR Job Type Non-Union Temporary Department Transportation (Non Union) Job Number 19-00059 Closing 4/29/2019 5:00 PM Pacific Description Summary Description: Seeking college students studying transportation, statistics, computer science, data science, business, planning, or a related discipline to support TriMet's Operations Planning and Development Department (OPD). The intern will be responsible for performing various tasks including performance analysis, research, asset inventory development, operations process review, and operations planning. The Operations Planning and Development Department manages the budgeting, planning for future services, and analysis and reporting for TriMet operations including the Chief Operating Officer, Transportation, and Maintenance divisions. Examples of recent projects include: Coordination of operations budget requests for capital and operating funds, including documentation of replacement plans and business need justification. Development of a Transportation Division dashboard to identify key performance indicators and centralize related performance reports. Trend and root cause analysis to inform maintenance program priorities and resource allocation and planning. Facilitation of cross-departmental projects including service disruption planning and implementation related to capital improvement projects. Development of operations improvement projects to improve performance in safety, on-time performance, and customer service. This Internship is an excellent opportunity to build skills, gain experience, and develop connections with industry professionals. Interns will have access to TriMet's Learning and Development Program for an opportunity to build competencies in management, professional development, organizational citizenship, computer skills, and leadership skills. Intern may be asked to perform/observe duties in the field, which would require use of TriMet provided Personal Protective Equipment. Office/Location : TriMet Center Street Administrative Office at 4012 SE 17th Ave., Portland, OR 97202. Other TriMet facilities as needed. Work Hours : Approximately 20 hours per week, Monday thru Friday. Duration : 3 months Starting Date: Flexible. Between the months of May July. Ending Date : Flexible. Responsibilities May Include: Learn to review current processes for operations performance reporting and planning, and recommend improvements based on site visits, stakeholder input, and research on best practices. Learn about our asset inventory to contribute to the development of the maintenance information system that tracks maintenance work performed and scheduled (primary data source for maintenance performance reports and analysis). Learn to analyze operations performance issues to identify trends and root causes, and conducting research on mitigation strategies. Shadow and helping staff during operations performance and planning meetings. Learn about key department processes and procedures to document these and enhance OPD's knowledge management program. Learn to review current processes for operations performance reporting and planning, and recommend improvements based on site visits, stakeholder input, and research on best practices. Minimum Qualifications: Working toward a college degree in a related field in transportation, statistics, computer science, data science, business, or planning. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Self-direction, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines. Must be computer literate; strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Must have some experience with data, analysis, and research. Experience with database query languages, programming, and reporting tools desirable, but not required. Experience with performance analysis, financial analysis, business process improvements, and stakeholder coordination desirable, but not required. Rate Of Pay: $16.00 hourly, plus free transit pass during internship. Resume Submission: Submit your resume and cover letter describing your objectives and motivations in seeking this internship. Unofficial transcripts for completed course work in related field. Submit two samples of completed analyses or research including written findings/recommendations. TriMet is an equal opportunity employer committed to developing an organization that is reflective of and sensitive to the needs of the diverse community we serve, including veterans, the elderly and individuals with disabilities. Not eligible for benefits. 01 What experience do you have conducting informational interviews? 02 Describe a process that you have planned, designed, and implemented. Required Question Agency TriMet Address 1800 SW First Avenue Suite 300 Portland, Oregon, 97201 Phone (503) 962-7505 Website

Skills

microsoft powerpoint, statistics, planning, design, research, microsoft excel, microsoft word, customer service, leadership, sales, program management, microsoft access, microsoft outlook, financial analysis, transportation

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