Intern, GIS

Date: Jan 11, 2023

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35203

Company: Spire Inc.

Company Overview

At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to understanding the needs of the homes and businesses we serve. That's why we're always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.

And we find the best by hiring those who share our values of drive, safety, inclusion and integrity, and demonstrate our four essential behaviors that bring the Spire vision, mission and culture to life:

  • We make it happen: We are a company of go-getters, acting on every opportunity to help our company advance
  • We collaborate: We put teamwork first, bringing in everyone’s ideas, because our collective energy makes us stronger
  • We seek out perspective: We challenge ourselves to be open to different ways of doing things, because learning from each other leads to breakthroughs
  • We care: We treat people how we want to be treated, listening closely and doing what’s right, even when it’s hard

By living our values and behaviors every day, we strive to create an environment where every employee feels welcome, respected and valued.

Summary

Spire is seeking a GIS Intern. This position will be responsible for providing support to Laclede’s Geographical Information System (GIS) as well as performing analysis and updates to the GIS to maintain Laclede’s mapping records

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operates GIS applications and extensions to perform query and analysis research.
  • Assists in the collection of construction activity data on laptop computer, handheld devices such as PDA’s or GPS related equipment in the field for creating permanent records.
  • Assists in the evaluation of hardware and software for GIS Systems.
  • Generate content for GIS web application.
  • Produce maps and other deliverables for internal and external customer.
  • Editing of map features and its correlating attribute data in the GIS.
  • Assist GIS and engineering staff with ongoing projects.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • All other duties as assigned

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • Ability to lead by example in support of the Company’s essential characteristics and values: strong ethics and integrity, dedication to a safe work environment, commitment to a diverse workforce that recognizes and respects every individual’s unique skills and perspectives
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-moving and changing culture
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to build and establish rapport with a diverse array of people
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively in order to meet individual goals and deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team and display a positive attitude for this dynamic environment

Supervisory Responsibilities

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Currently enrolled as a full-time student and will be a Junior, Senior, or Master’s level student in Fall 2023
  • Cumulative GPA 3.0 or above
  • Current major in Geography, Geoscience, GIS or related field 

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access
  • Ability to perform edit, query and map functions using ArcGIS software
  • Ability to use ArcServer
  • Ability to learn to maintain data and create maps in a GIS mapping system
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, including producing well written reports with good sentence structure and minimal, if any, punctuation, spelling, and grammar errors
  • Ability to work on several projects at once
  • Ability to work independently

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Normal Work Environment
  • Typically, 7:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday

Posting Requirements

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

 

Posting requirements: The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 

 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.


Job Location: Birmingham

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