GIS Intern

GIS Hartselle, Alabama


Description

We are looking for a highly-motivated GIS Intern to join us in our Hartselle office. The objective of this internship is to immerse students in experiences and our company culture within a professional GIS department while gaining expertise to enhance career development.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create, maintain and/or modify existing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases.
  • Perform various GIS related activities including, but not limited to:  GPS field data collection, GIS data creation and conversion, and GIS data management and quality control.
  • Consistently track daily progress and provide weekly reports to management.
  • Communicate effectively, both written and oral, with project team and management staff.
  • Perform other approved duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of computer applications and functions including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, ESRI, CAD, and other related software.
  • Ability to analyze deficiencies in GPS data and to interpret spatial point data.
  • General understanding of coordinate systems, projections, and datums.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to excel in a detail-oriented environment with a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Must have valid driver's license and able to operate a car or truck.

Education and Experience:

  • Currently working towards a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Geography, Geospatial Information Systems, or other closely related degrees.
  • GIS experience showing demonstrated proficiency in Esri’s ArcGIS software suite of products.
  • Appropriately licensed to operate a motor vehicle.