Job Description

Geospatial Intern (University of Hawaii)


Summary of the Position

We are seeking motivated individuals for the position of Geospatial Intern. This position is part of an internship program between Mandli Communications and the University of Hawaii. The Geospatial Intern will be responsible for assisting in the creation of data collection system validation sites, the collection, and processing of validation site datasets, and operating company vehicles and data collection systems to collect geospatial data of roadways and asset features throughout Hawaii. As a company that prides itself on the use and integration of technology, ideal candidates will have a strong interest in the application of technology and geographic information systems.


Primary Responsibilities

Learning Outcomes:

  • The operation of advanced technology; including LiDAR, camera arrays, and the Laser Crack Measurement System (LCMS)
  • The management and examination of large GIS datasets
  • Project management, logistics planning, and route optimization
  • Operation of a highly-accurate geospatial system

Job Duties:

  • Operate mobile data collection vehicle and data collection systems
  • Assist in review and analysis of data to ensure quality standards are met
  • Collaborate with company personnel to troubleshoot and resolve issues that arise in the field
  • Assist with in-field setup of sites to validate the performance of data collection 
  • Accurately survey and record validation site quality control and reference features
  • Operate data collection systems to collect validation site datasets for analysis and reporting




  • Enrolled as a student at the University of Hawaii
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Completion of Mandli’s driver certification program
  • Completion of company drug test
  • Available for 10-20 hours per week between December 1, 2018, and February 28, 2019


  • Pursuing a degree in Geography, GIS, Geosciences or STEM



Travel is primarily local during business hours, some non-local overnight travel may be expected.


Physical and Environmental Demands of the Position

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, use hands, and reach and lift with hands and arms.
  • Vision requirements include the ability to have clear vision at 20 inches or less and have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and effectively utilize general office equipment and computers.


Disclaimer Statement

The information contained in this job description is intended to describe the essential job functions required of those assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all accountabilities, activities, and knowledge needed to perform the job. Please note that job functions are reviewed periodically and are subject to change based upon company business need.



Mandli Communications

2655 Research Park Drive  |  Fitchburg  WI  53711 

(42.999149° N,89.427252° W)

(P) 608-835-3500 (P) 608-835-3500
(F) 888-545-2214