04 September 2011

GIS Intern w/ Growing Engineering & Planning Firm

GIS Intern w/ Growing Engineering & Planning Firm

Stonefield Engineering & Design, a full-service Professional Engineering and Consulting Firm based in Rutherford, NJ, is recruiting a GIS Intern to provide technical expertise to drive our growing GIS service.  A core firm objective is to employ technology to provide better, faster, and more easily comprehensible information to meet the needs of our clients.

The position would be unpaid for a period of 60-90 days, at which time we would evaluate candidates for a paid position.  A position with Stonefield would provide both an opportunity to apply your GIS expertise on a wide range of projects and to provide significant input on the direction of our GIS services.

The right candidate will bring a strong technical background, intellectual curiosity, and a desire for continued growth and learning.  The GIS Specialist will work within a team to determine big-picture goals, but will spend significant time working and solving problems independently, so self-motivation is critical.

The GIS Specialist will lead in the design, development, maintenance and enhancement of geographic information systems and geodatabases.  Candidate will utilize ArcGIS to digitize, edit, and maintain spatial data layers, validate data for accuracy and completeness, and produce maps and figures.  Among other activities, candidate will link asset maps or orthophotos with asset attributes, transportation data, and other related information.
Candidates will be required to exhibit significant GIS experience and proficiency using ArcGIS products including ArcMap and ArcCatalog.   Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to work within a team environment are also important for a successful candidate.  GIS Certification and experience with AutoCAD are preferred, but not required.

Proficiency with the following is desired: MS Windows, ESRI ArcGIS 10, ArcView Desktop, ArcCatalog, creating/editing geodatabases, Feature Classes and shapefiles, GeoProcessing, importing/exporting shapefiles, and converting CADD data-sets to shapefiles.

Our core office is located in the transit-oriented village of Rutherford, NJ with easy access to the Rutherford NJ Transit train station.  New York Penn Station is a 30-minute train ride.  We also have an office in the Soho area of New York City.  Interested candidates should submit a short cover letter, resume, and PDF of work product(s) to: cleary@stonefieldeng.com.  Please reference “GIS Intern” in subject line.

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