Intern – CenterPoint Energy

Internship – Infrastructure Data Specialist – Contract

Position Title: Infrastructure Data Specialist – Contract
Job Code:
Job Code Text: Engr. Temp
Department: Gas Operations – AR/OK Region
Primary Org Unit: Gas Engineering & Technical Services
Reports to: Engineering Manager
Bargaining Unit: No
FLSA: Non-Exempt
DOT or SS: Not Safety Sensitive, Non DOT
Location: Little Rock, AR
Job Type: Temporary, up to 12 months
Performs a variety of tasks associated with mapping, records/database management and reporting
related to integrity management project work. Completes project assignments involving facility as-built
records, maps, geographic information systems (GIS) editing, data quality procedures, digitizing
techniques and Microsoft Office skills.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
• Reviews and edits GIS database information regarding gas distribution facilities and features
ensuring system data integrity
• Researches company archive files/records for project or archived data pertaining to facility
installation, materials, and standards
• Interprets construction drawings of gas distribution facilities
• Collects information and compiles data to quantify gas distribution facilities within geographic areas
• Generates and updates reports based on findings
• Performs additional duties as apparent or as assigned
Requires a high school education or the equivalent knowledge of English, basic mathematics (addition,
subtraction, multiplication, division and calculation of fractions and/or percentages), grammar, spelling,
and punctuation.
Requires a minimum of two (2) years of experience in utility design, records, mapping, or construction.
Alternatively, a minimum of two (2) years experience in Geographic Information Systems (GIS),
Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), or a related field. Alternatively,
one (1) year training in these fields can be substituted for one year of work experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):
• Able to use standard PC software such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Able to use or learn basic GIS principles and applications, digitizers, plotters, scanners and other
drafting and/or office equipment
• Able to communicate clearly and courteously, orally and in writing
• Able to work effectively in a team environment often interacting with others
• Able to understand and comply with company and industry safety standards, policies, and regulations
• Able to collect information, resolve issues and produce required products
• Able to be flexible and adaptable to change
• Able to learn knowledge of gas drawings, symbolism and related technical information
Physical Requirements:
• Able to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and a minimal amount of force frequently to lift,
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• Able to bend and stoop for filing
• Able to sit or stand for extended periods of time
• Able to view computer terminal for extended periods of time
• Able to demonstrate and apply the manual dexterity to operate a PC
• Able to operate office machines including telephone, photocopier, fax machine, scanner, etc
Working Conditions:
• Able to function routinely in an office environment
• Able to work regular daytime hours to meet established work schedule
This job description reflects an assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks
for this position. Other duties and tasks may be assigned to this position at the Company’s discretion


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