Job Vacancy GIS Internship – Telecommunications Olsson

Job title: GIS Internship – Telecommunications

Company: Olsson

Job description: Company Description

We are Olsson, a team-based, purpose-driven engineering and design firm. Our solutions improve communities and our people make it possible.

Our most meaningful asset is our people, and we are dedicated to providing an environment where they can continue to learn, grow, and thrive. Our entrepreneurial spirit is what has allowed us — and will continue to allow us — to grow. The result? Inspired people, amazing designs, and projects with purpose.

Job Description

Olsson’s Telecommunications team provides clients with services ranging from long haul outside plant design, building entrance design, Fiber-To-The-x (FTTx) design, GIS asset management/fiber mapping services, and project permit coordination. As a GIS student intern on our Telecom team, you will perform meaningful, hands-on, real-world work that will transform your classroom experience and help you envision your future career. You will assist designers and engineers using ESRI’s suite of products, 3GIS and Netdesigner, to perform design work and spatial analysis, create construction plan sets, conduct data collection activities, and model telecommunication networks. You may also travel to job sites for observation and/or fieldwork if needed, working in all types of terrain and weather conditions.

We are looking for a student intern to work at least 15-20 hours per week during the spring semester with the potential to continue working into the summer.


You are passionate about:

  • Working collaboratively with others
  • Having ownership in the work you do
  • Using your talents to positively affect communities

You bring to the team:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to contribute and work well on a team
  • Pursuing a degree in GIS, geography, drafting, electrical engineering, or relatable field
  • Experience in ArcMap (or similar software)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work 15-20 hours per week during the school year in our Omaha office
  • Strong problem-solving and math skills

Additional Information

Olsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we’re here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it.

As a Student Intern with Olsson, you’ll receive flexible hours and paid holidays.

Olsson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.


Expected salary:

Location: Omaha, NE

Job date: Wed, 07 Feb 2024 23:36:14 GMT

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