Xcel Energy GIS Intern Job in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Location(s): MN - Minneapolis
Is it time to see how all those college courses translate to the real world? Are you ready to work alongside experienced professionals on real projects and issues? An internship at Xcel Energy will give you practical experience in the energy industry at a company that’s committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship.
The Siting and Land Rights department at Xcel Energy is seeking a part time Geospatial intern. The successful candidate will focus on development of a Land Management GIS Inventory while also assisting in legal description mapping, data creation and preparation for utility features, suitability modeling and site location analysis along with database maintenance.
Create, prepare and maintain GIS layers, applications and data sets for various projects with a primary focus on Land Management
Conduct field visits to review and update GIS Land Management Inventory data
Translate legal land descriptions and Public Land Survey System (PLSS) data to cartographic representations
Work with GIS team to develop data standards, program goals and maintenance procedures
Working toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Geography or GIS
Completion of GIS I or an equivalent course
Experience producing maps using ArcGIS, Adobe Illustrator and other mapping-related software
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Reliable and able to prioritize and work independently
As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.
Posting Notes: MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Operations || 40064:Siting and Land Rights - North || Part-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
Requisition Number: 15242
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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