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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Intern at GHD

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Intern

GHD Eureka, CA Full-Time

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world’s biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.

Our Eureka office is looking for an enthusiastic and eager Junior or Senior level Geospatial Sciences Student to fill a GIS Intern (part time as needed) position in our growing US Operations. The work term begins mid-May or as soon as available and will continue on an as-needed basis. The work site may be home or office, GHD will work with the selected applicant to find the best arrangement.

Working as a student GIS Intern, you will participate in Civil, Municipal, and Environmental Engineering projects on activities pertaining to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Data Management. You will work closely with and in support of project managers, spatial scientists, professional engineers, planners, geologists, environmental scientists, and skilled technicians/technologists to coordinate and implement a wide variety of project solutions and goals.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Preparation and delivery of GIS figures for environmental reporting and planning documents
  • Gather, compile, migrate and convert data sets for project needs from a variety of internal and external sources
  • Evaluate data from multiple sources to determine the quality and ensure data is clean and accurate
  • Prepare mobile digital maps and data for field data collection
  • Possible field data collection of public assets within the right-of-way
Recommended Skills, Competencies and Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in a Geospatial focused academic degree or certificate program
  • Comfortable proficiency with Esri ArcGIS Pro
  • Experience with ArcGIS Online and/or Portal environment
  • Experience in data conversion, data management, and GIS digitization and analysis
  • Firm understanding of the definition, projection, and application of different coordinate systems for both vector and raster datasets in ArcGIS
  • Experience using python, arcade, VBScript, Jscript or SQL for minor formatting and query functions
  • Comfortable proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving and decision-making abilities
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Self-motivated while working independently
  • Ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication, analytical and time management skills

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status.




Why GHD? 

Being the best we can be is in our culture.  
We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and urbanisation are made sustainable for generations to come.  

Our commitment to you 

Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then recognise achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business. 

Who we are 

We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly ‘One GHD’ across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents – Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients. 

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with GHD’s US vaccination policy and any applicable government regulations related to COVID-19. Individuals hired for GHD positions that require in-person interactions with GHD Clients, or in-person visits to, or work at, GHD Clients sites, must comply with Client imposed requirements, including, in some instances, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. GHD complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.

Recommended Skills

  • Analytical
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  • Communication
  • Data Collection
  • Data Conversion
  • Data Management
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