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GIS Intern

General Mitchell Intl Airport Administration - Milwaukee, WI

Type: Internship
Posted: 11/01/2016
Deadline to apply: 12/01/2016

Job Description:

MKE has 1 PAID GIS intern position available. Position is part/full-time from January 01, 2017 to December 31, 2017. Applicants must be available, at a minimum, 24 hours per work week and can work up to 40 hours per week (no weekends, holidays, or overtime).

Preferential consideration given to:

  1. Students enrolled in a GIS Masters/Certificate program
  2. Senior year students enrolled in a GIS Bachelor Degree program who are moving on to either the GIS Masters or GIS Certificate program
  3. Specific preference given to students enrolled in GIS programs with emphasis/major course work in information management and geographic information systems. 

Principle Functions:

The following statements describe the principle functions of this job and its scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

Under the supervision of the GIS Coordinator and GIS Specialist, incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Collection of spatial and associated attribute data in support of a large scale utility and infrastructure data development project.
  • Development and design of geodatabase to support data development effort.
  • Prioritization of collection effort, entry of data into geodatabase, attribution, and quality control of infrastructure data sets.
  • Transfer, conversion, or otherwise entry of data from multiple CAD and historical paper plan sets

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Corresponding knowledge, skill and/or ability required for the above indicated duties include:

  • Proficient in the use of ESRI’s ArcGIS suite of software specifically, ArcGIS 10.3 using SDE in a SQL environment; Microsoft Office applications; familiarity with AutoCAD and conversion processes between AutoCAD and ArcGIS.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of information systems as related to the GIS function and database management in an ESRI platform.
  • Ability to organize material, analyzes a wide variety of information, and develops database schemas to support data.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with supervisors and staff.
  • Ability to take a teamwork approach to the job by cooperating with others, follow supervisors instructions, and consider larger organization or team goals rather than individual concerns. 

Other Requirements:

  • Pass a FBI background check, TSA screening, and finger printing
  • Pass a medical physical

To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a resume and at least 3 references to:

Airport Administration 

c/o Kevin Sieger

General Mitchell International Airport

5300 South Howell Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53207

or via email (preferred) to:

Kevin Sieger GISP, GIS Specialist, (subject line: GIS INTERNSHIP) 

For more information: Contact Kevin Sieger



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