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Organization: Houston Engineering
Title: GIS Technician Intern
Location: Maple Grove, MN USA
Application Deadline: 2018-06-30
Posted: 2018-05-18

Position Description:


GIS Technician Intern

At Houston Engineering Inc. (HEI) we are scientists, engineers, GIS specialists, programmers, and surveyors providing innovative and practical leading-edge science based solutions to public, private and non-profit clients. Within our growing HEI geo sector (http://www.heigeo.com/web-development), we specialize in development of web, mobile and GIS applications for a variety of clients around the U.S. Our work is conducted from multiple offices throughout MN and ND, but our reach goes well beyond the Midwest. Our unique perspectives on integrating GIS and web technology with engineering and science has made us a leader in the development of water resources applications.

Currently we have an immediate opening for a GIS Internship in our Maple Grove, MN office.

Essential Functions
This position is responsible for performing entry GIS duties while assisting engineers, surveyors, and environmental scientists with their daily activities. The candidate will be involved in all aspects of GIS. Essential duties will include collect, manage, create and edit spatial data for incorporation into analyses, graphics, maps and projects. Along with Hydro Conditioning of watersheds and working with drainage system data. This position will provide the opportunity to work on exciting projects while learning from experienced GIS staff. (Housing is candidates responsibility.)

Required Qualifications and Experience
• Recently completed or are working towards a degree in GIS or a related field
• Strong ESRI ArcGIS desktop software knowledge for map generation and data creation
• 1 year experience in the GIS field using ArcGIS desktop software
• Willingness to work within a team environment
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office products

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with water resources or environmental related projects
• Experience with raster GIS or ESRI’s spatial analysis extension
• Experience with python scripting or model builder for ArcGIS Desktop
• Experience with ArcGIS Online

Come join our “happy place” and see why HEI has been selected as one of Prairie Business Magazine 50 best places to work in the northern Great Plains for four years in a row!

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

To apply, go to: http://www.houstoneng.com/careers