Geographic Information Systems Summer 2013 Student Co-op
Job Duration: Summer Term (May 2013 - August 2013)
Compensation: Wage determined by class standing
Job Status: Minimum 32 hours per week
Location: Corporate Headquarters located in Detroit, MI
The GIS Co-Op will be responsible for assisting in GIS support of MichCon’s Transmission Engineering business activities, and maintaining the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Database and data sets.
Responsibilities may include:
Assist with production & printing of custom maps
Obtaining GIS data from public and/or private sources
Digitize, scan, import, and manipulate data as assigned
Reading and interpreting source documents and entering data into the GIS
Assisting with document linking of scanned records between ESRI ArcGIS & Documentum (Document Management System)
Create polygonal shapes from historic parcel information and link parcel data from spreadsheets or database(s)
Other duties as assigned
Must be enrolled in an accredited college
Minimum 2.7 GPA
Minimum of 1 year experience creating and editing geospatial data and metadata using ESRI ArcGIS software versions 9.3 or 10.0
Knowledge of cartographic procedures and experience generating maps
Microsoft Office Products (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint)
Microstation and/or AutoCAD CAD software experience helpful
DTE Energy is a Fortune 500 company based in Detroit, MI. We are a diversified energy company, involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Our operating units include Detroit Edison, an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers in Southeastern Michigan, MichCon, a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan and other non-utility, energy businesses focused on coal and gas mid-stream services, power and industrial projects, unconventional gas production and energy trading. Information about DTE Energy is available at
Downtown HQ: WCB (Walker Cisler Building)
One Energy Plaza
Is this position covered under a Collective Bargaining Agreement?
Skills Testing Required
This position is a Department of Transportation (DOT) covered position and must pass DOT drug screen and is subject to random drug testing.
NERC-CIP Authorization: This position will require authorized unescorted access (cyber and/or physical) to NERC-CIP (North American Electric Reliability Corp. — Critical Infrastructure Protection Cyber Security Standards) controlled assets or documents?
CFATS Authorization: This position will require authorized unescorted access to restricted areas and/or access to critical assets of a CFATS (Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards) designated High Risk Chemical Facility?
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