AECOM: GIS Internship Positions

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16 Sep, 2013

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Internships in South Africa

AECOM: GIS Internship Job Opportunities


  • Support of GIS systems (including standards, databases, processes and operating procedures);
  • Development of GIS capability and identification of GIS marketing and proposal opportunities;
  • Execution of technical GIS related project work, including but not limited to capturing, acquisition, checking, digitising, collation, conversion, projecting and processing of project data, mapping, planning studies, database compilation, manipulation, reporting and analysing;
  • Assisting with management of work in the GIS department, including budgets, deadlines, client expectations and resources, GIS server and filing system, and marketing materials;
  • Preparation of technical reports ( primarily based on mapping);
  • Preparation of detailed maps and where applicable, design information;

Minimum qualifications required

  • 3 years’ degree with GIS as a subject;
  • Ideal focus areas include but are not limited to Geography, Town and Regional Planning, Environmental and Engineering-related studies / coursework;
  • Proficiency in ArcGIS, with knowledge of ArcGIS software Extensions as a bonus;
  • Other software that would be beneficial to have an understanding of include but is not limited to AutoCAD, GlobalMapper, Corel Draw, Adobe Photoshop and Google Sketchup;

Work related experience required (include specific skills or abilities necessary to do the job)

  • Practical knowledge of ArcGIS data capture, editing and mapping processes (version 9 or 10 of the software);
  • Applied knowledge of spatial data use and application in any or as many as possible of AECOM’s operational environments;
  • A good understanding of how maps and spatial data can be used to not only represent data visually, but enhance decision making and provide analytical insight that assist other specialists in their work;

Personal attributes

  • Strive for excellence and personal growth;
  • Focus on quality control and perfectionism in data capture and mapping outputs;
  • Be able to communicate clearly not only to fellow GIS staff, but also to engineers and scientists who does not necessarily have a technical understanding of GIS and its potential applications in AECOM’s operating environment and projects.

How To Apply

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Location: PTA


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