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GIS Internship

Maple Grove, MN 55369

Posted: 09/12/2023 Industry: Intern Job Number: HF9727814912 Pay Rate: $20.1-24.3 / hour

Job Description

Job TitleGIS Intern
Job TypeInternship
LocationMaple Grove, MN; eligibility for hybrid
Shift/Hours1st Shift FT Summer 2024; possibly PT into the fall 2024
Experience LevelEntry Level
Must be enrolled in a 2 or 4-year college or technical school program for Geography or GIS.
Salary$20.10 - $24.30/hr
Why Vision/BenefitsWe challenge employees and present them with career opportunities with some of the most successful businesses in the area. Our employees' occupational goals, skills, and background experience are represented truthfully and marketed to match the hiring needs of small-,mid-sized, and Fortune 300 companies. Benefits include; paid time off, paid holidays, health insurance (medical, dental, vision), term life insurance, short term disability benefits, 401K, competitive wages, pay increases and bonuses based on performance. We also have safety and employee referral bonuses, and  gift giveaways throughout the year. Plus an amazing team of recruiters to support and advocate for you! 
Company InfoOur client is a not-for-profit electric cooperative providing wholesale power to 27 distribution cooperatives in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Their member cooperatives distribute that electricity to families, farms, and businesses – serving almost 1.7 million people.
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Great River Energy (GRE) is seeking a highly motivated GIS Intern to assist with general GIS project support. We offer a hybrid work schedule which combines reporting to our headquarters in Maple Grove Mn with working remote. This opportunity will provide a hands-on learning opportunity working on utility GIS projects both independently and with our highly experienced GIS staff. The primary job duties for this opportunity consist of GIS data conversion, editing and error checking. There may be additional opportunities to support other GIS initiatives which may include the development of field and web applications, GIS integrations to other business systems and data and the automation of GIS processes.

Job Responsibilities:
  1. Develop and update map data for use within the GIS portal
  2. Develop and edit GIS maps and applications using esri based GIS applications
  3. Perform utility focused spatial analysis and data enrichment
  4. Support electric utility-based GIS project and analysis
  5. Assist with utility network design, data conversion, and representation

  1. Must be enrolled in a 2 or 4-year college or technical school program for Geography or GIS.
  2. Familiarity with esri GIS software including ArcGIS pro ArcGIS Enterprise and ArcGIS Online
  3. General cartography skills with knowledge of coordinate systems and map projections
  4. Understanding of geodatabase applications, data modeling, SQL and automation using python 
  5. General knowledge of web base service architecture
  6. Strong attention to accuracy and detail 
  7. Good problem-solving skills
Physical Requirements
Much of the work will be in a normal office/hybrid environment. Office work involves working at a computer station for extended periods of time.  Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.

We provide competitive internship pay.
Duration of the internship will be FT during the summer of 2024. 
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