Seasonal GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Support Staff

Full Time, Seasonal
Ishpeming, MI
Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO)
Computer & IT, Energy & Mining

Upper Peninsula Power Company (UPPCO)

UPPCO seeks 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. $18.00 per hour.

SCHEDULE. This seasonal position begins on or about May 1, 2024 or sooner, generally works Monday-Friday from 7:30am – 3:30pm, and runs for a period of 90-180 days.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required; preference given to those enrolled or a graduate of a college Engineering Technology program (GIS, CAD, Electrical, Civil) or another directly related field of study.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older, and have a valid driver’s license.
  • GIS-mapping experience by either education, training, and/or work experience preferred.
  • Proficiency with computers, database software, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word required; GIS database (ArcGIS/ArcMAP software) and programming knowledge helpful.
  • Ability to read construction and electrical drawings.
  • Excellent time management, organization, and communication
  • A positive, motivated attitude that works well with little direct
  • Willing and able to work inside and outside and in various weather conditions (humid, damp, rainy, snowy, hot, cold, windy, ).
  • Physical ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 30 pounds and wear personal protective equipment as needed.
  • Must reside within 30 minutes travel time (under normal driving conditions) from assigned work location.

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