GIS Intern – Southwest Gas

Company Name: Southwest Gas
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Title: GIS Intern
Location: Carson City, NV

Description: The Southwest Gas (SWG) Electronic Mapping Department is responsible for documenting placement of distribution gas facilities and maintaining accurate records of such facilities. At SWG, a GIS intern will be assigned responsibilities that range from entering facilities into the ArcFM database (ESRI), research to determine map accuracy, updating mapping discrepancies, data verification for database accuracy, and preparing high quality maps. SWG tries to give interns practical GIS and corporate experience to aid them in the transition from school to career.

Minimum Qualifications: 3.0 GPA
Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in GIS, Geography, Environmental Science or related field
Experience with ArcGIS for Desktop 10.x and extensions
Thoughtful, organized, and highly collaborative with great attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with ArcGIS 10.2, ArcFM
Basic principles and practices of GIS and cartographic design
Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

Desired Majors: Geography, Geology, GIS

Position Type: Paid Internship
Hours per week: 40

Salary & Benefits: $15-$19 depending on experience

Additional Details: Gain practical experience using the ArcFM mapping application, PaperVision Software, and data rectification

Participate in field visits to view construction practices and better understand the facilities that are being mapped

Learn more about business skills such as resume building, interviewing, professional networking and business etiquette through monthly Lunch and Learn seminars.

Application Process: Email resumes to

Application Deadline: 3/15/2019