GIS Intern

Austin Utilities
Job Description
GIS Intern Description
Austin Utilities is seeking GIS Intern to join our Engineering Services team.  The GIS intern collects and integrates field-based data for various utility assets; creates and maintains geospatial data utilizing Geographic Information System (GIS) software; and collaborates with staff from various departments for data analysis and database inputs.
 
Minimum and Desired Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in GIS, Geography or related field.
  • Must have ample knowledge of computer software such as ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Possess a current and valid driver’s license. 
 
Why should you apply?
Austin Utilities has been recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work” in Southeast Minnesota.  We put your safety first, and have been the recipient of several safety awards over the past several years.  As a member of our engineering team, this position provides an opportunity for personal and career development to advance your professional career as you demonstrate your expertise within our organization.  Austin Utilities has an Enterprise License with ESRI, providing all the tools needed for developing a successful GIS System. You will have the opportunity to work with a very dedicated team of professionals who are passionate in their service to our community.   
 
 
About Austin Utilities …
Austin Utilities is a municipal utility serving approximately 12,300 electric customers, 10,300 natural gas customers, and 9,000 water customers.  Our mission is to offer utility products and services in a safe, reliable and responsible manner in order to enhance the quality of life in our community.  Austin Utilities’ Board of Commissioners are elected by the consumer-owners of Austin to represent their best interest.
 
As a community-owned enterprise for over 100 years, we offer the stability of providing a required service and commodity for our community.  We are a diverse team of professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community through new and innovative technologies.  We understand employees have competing priorities.  That is why we have created an environment that embraces teamwork and flexibility.  Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community and tap into the power of your potential!
 
How to apply:  Please complete the GIS Intern Application Packet (application and supplemental questions) located on our website http://www.austinutilities.com/pages/about-us-employment/.  Please forward your application, supplemental questions, and resume to:  Email:  kimd@austinutilities.com or Mail: Austin Utilities, Attn:  Human Resources, 1908 14th St NE, Austin MN  55912. EEO
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