BURBANK WATER AND POWER (BWP) seeks a part-time hourly employee to assist with GIS data development, ongoing maintenance, data conversions, data collection, and cartography. BWP is a community owned utility using GIS to manage water and electric system assets along with other City landbase information. This temporary GIS Intern position will be based in our Water Engineering Division and will work with a team of GIS and engineering professionals to update and expand the Water System GIS program.
The successful GIS Intern should have experience with ESRI ArcGIS and general office software on Windows 7 platform. Will assist with a variety of GIS projects including; research, analysis, data conversion, data collection, GPS, assembling metadata; map creation; and setup and maintenance of GIS systems.
Toms River Municipal Utilities Authority (TRMUA) became the first entity in the world to deploy holographic technology in support of its field teams doing utility location work. Read the article by clicking below.
Are you into creating your own projections? Try out Flex Projector. Flex Projector is a freeware application that allows you to easily modify dozens of world map projections. It is intended as a tool for practicing mapmakers and students of cartography. Check it out!
An MIT grad student created a chart showing the colors used in many transit line agency maps and posted it on his Twitter account. Also, someone posted a response that the colors these agencies use are not very great for people with red-green color blindness and updated the chart to show the issue. Check it out!
Just a reminder that our SoCalGIS Meeting is tomorrow at Rio Hondo College from 10am to 12:30pm. Make sure to register. Agenda here and parking/pass info.
See you all tomorrow!