(Long Island City, NY – March 11, 2020) The New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) participated in Career Day at Aviation High School (AHS). The mission of AHS is to provide students with a high quality rigorous academic and technical education that will prepare them to meet the educational challenges of the 21st century, with a focus on careers within the field of aerospace. Infrastructure Division’s Senior Traffic Engineer, Asheque Rahman, spoke to over 125 students to broadened their knowledge of STEAM. Asheque explained what Civil Engineers do, and spoke about his experience working for DDC as a Senior Traffic Engineer.
About the NYC Department of Design and Construction
The Department of Design and Construction is the City’s primary capital construction project manager. In supporting Mayor de Blasio’s long-term vision of growth, sustainability, resiliency, equity and healthy living, DDC provides communities with new or renovated public buildings such as such as firehouses, libraries, police precincts, and new or upgraded roads, sewers and water mains in all five boroughs. To manage this $14 billion portfolio, DDC partners with other City agencies, architects and consultants, whose experience bring efficient, innovative and environmentally-conscious design and construction strategies to City projects. For more information, please visit nyc.gov/ddc