Dominion Energy Intern - GIS (Salt Lake City, UT) in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Intern - GIS (Salt Lake City, UT)

Date:Oct 18, 2018

Location:SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84104

Company:Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700 megawatts of generation, 14,400 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion Energy operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.

Our company is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to our core energy production, transportation and storage businesses, we invest in communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever we operate.

Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

Job Summary

This intern position will support the GIS – High Pressure Mapping group. The group is currently engaged in several projects for system improvement. These include the implementation of an as-built data collection solution for new pipeline construction and conflation of legacy asset data to improve spatial accuracy. Daily GIS operations include loading as-constructed and inspection data, reconciling and editing GIS data, generating reports and maps, and maintaining integrations to other systems. Daily tasks are coordinated with Pipeline Integrity Management and Engineering groups, Records Management, Survey, System Planning and Analysis, High Pressure Operations, Right-of Way, etc. Future plans include enhanced system integrations, improved data sharing and analysis, and pipeline GIS database and software upgrades.

Successful candidate will report to the Supervisor-GIS.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Follow and improve workflows to load and maintain accurate GIS data for pipeline construction and maintenance activities in a timely manner

  • Interpret and analyze pipe records to reconcile GIS data with source documentation

  • Provide basic support to GIS stakeholders, including GIS data requests and maps

  • Perform simple and routine math calculations and conversions for maintaining linear referencing data and creating reports

  • Help others as needed to research pipeline information and review data quality

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Operation and use of Esri ArcGIS Desktop

  • Simple and routine mapping processes and procedures using GIS software and company pipeline documentation

  • Basic GPS and survey practices

  • GIS database terminology such as feature classes, attributes, relationships and system configuration (PODS data model and/or experience using linear referencing systems preferred)

  • Routine data projections and raster geo-referencing

  • Personal computer and software applications (i.e., Esri ArcGIS Desktop, Google Earth, Microsoft Office)

  • Company standard practices and pipeline industry terminology

  • Basic mathematics including algebra, geometry and trigonometry

  • Problem solving skills

  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing; load data from multiple formats (i.e., CAD, CSV, shape, KML) into GIS

  • Create shape files, personal geodatabases, feature datasets, features, attributes, relationships and spatial references

  • Convert GIS data formats; support map files published for ArcGIS Server

  • Create and print maps and drawings from GIS and CAD systems

  • Read civil and mechanical engineering design drawings, field notes and surveys; understand and respond to written and oral instructions

  • Interact effectively in-person, by electronic communication and by telephone

  • Write using proper format, punctuation, grammar and spelling

  • See objects at close range

  • Determine the distance and relationship between objects

  • Work independently with minimal supervision

  • Contribute to a positive work environment

  • Be courteous to co-workers and customers, follow directions from supervisors

Education Requirements

  • Must be pursuing a bachelor's degree or certificate in Geography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), or a related degree from an accredited institution

  • Students must have an anticipated graduation date between 2020 and 2021.

  • Prefer students with a graduation date in 2020

  • Students must have a 2.5 minimum GPA

Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required

Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law. Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.

Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.

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