UPPCO seeks bright, self-motivated individuals to join their team in Ishpeming, Michigan as Seasonal GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Support Staff. In this position, the successful candidate will work closely with field personnel and the engineering department in keeping GIS databases up-to-date and functioning.
COMPENSATION. $15.00 per hour.
SCHEDULE. This is a seasonal position that begins on or about May 1, 2021, generally works Monday-Friday from 7:30am-4:00pm, and runs for a period of 90-180 days.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL.
- High school diploma or equivalent required; preference given to those enrolled/graduate of a college Engineering Technology program (GIS, CAD, Electrical, Civil) or another directly related field of study.
- Possess a valid driver’s license.
- Are 18 years of age or older.
- GIS-mapping experience by either education, training and/or work experience preferred.
- Proficiency with computers, database management, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word required; GIS database (ArcGIS/ArcMAP software) and programming knowledge helpful.
- Ability to read construction and electrical drawings.
- Physical ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 30 pounds and wear personal protective equipment as needed.
- Excellent time management, organization and communication skills.
- A positive, motivated attitude that works well with little direct supervision.
- Willing and able to work inside and outside and in various weather conditions (humid, damp, rainy, snowy, hot, cold, windy, etc.).
- Must reside within 30 minutes travel time (under normal conditions) from assigned work location.
SOUND LIKE YOU? Take the next step and apply online at uppco.hirescore.com
UPPCO is a private, equity-owned, regulated electric utility delivering safe, reliable energy to about 54,000 customers in 10 counties of Michigan’s pristine Upper Peninsula. Our assets include 7 hydroelectric renewable energy generation facilities that also offer public recreational opportunities on land and water, 2 combustion turbines providing a total generation capacity of approximately 80 megawatts, 3,300 miles of electric distribution lines, and 58 distribution substations. Learn more at uppco.com