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Survey Intern

Elk River, MN 55330

Posted: 10/03/2023 Industry: Intern Job Number: HH6172795103 Pay Rate: $19.5-25.5 / hour

Job Description

Job Title:
Survey Intern
Job Type:
Internship starting Fall/Winter 2023
Maple Grove, MN, eligibility to work a combination of in-office and remotely
Full Time
Must be enrolled in a two-year technical degree (such as drafting, survey tech, or civil tech)
Company Info:
We are a not-for-profit wholesale electric cooperative, providing electricity to 27 member-owner distribution cooperatives through Minnesota.  Together, our systems power more than two-thirds of our great state.     
Provide survey and technical support for GRE’s Transmission Division to meet the design requirements and ensure the objectives of the department are met. This position is located at our facility in Elk River, MN.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Assist survey crew in collecting survey data for transmission line projects.  
  • Typical job duties include completing topographic surveys, construction staking, boundary determinations and soil probes.  
  • Surveys are completed using Trimble GPS units and SX10 scanning total stations, with the data being processed in Trimble Business Center and Civil 3D.  
  • Set up projects in the field based on accepted survey practices.
  • Support the design of projects by providing survey data.
Must be enrolled in a two-year technical degree (such as drafting, survey tech, or civil tech) 
  • Basic – geometry, trigonometry, basic mathematics
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills.  
  • Analytical problem solving and decision-making skills.    
Physical Requirements:
The majority of the work assignments will be performed in the field and the remaining portion of the job will be performed in a normal office environment.     Will be subject to all types of weather conditions when carrying out the job assignments. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. 
We provide competitive internship pay. 
Duration of the internship will be FT during May – August 2023.     

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