TitleFacilities Computer Aided Drafting Intern
LocationMaintenance/Environmental Services
Department Name5220-Maintenance

Interlochen Center for the Arts is looking to hire a summer CAD/GIS Intern for Interlochen Arts Camp. The dates of the agreement would be 5/6/19 to 8/31/19 and is an hourly paid position that would work up to 40 hours a week.  A meal is provided (when service is open) during a shift. Please note that on-campus housing is not available for this position.

Job responsibilities:

  • Updating our existing campus utility drawings for all utilities.
  • Working with newly developed GIS campus mapping system.  Gather & input utility/building data.
  • Use EOS GPS system to collect survey grade utilities and building locations.
  • Update water utility drawings are a requirement of our MDEQ permit for having a water distribution system.  (This activity may take a couple of summers to complete depending on the quality of current utility drawings).
  • Complete electronic layout drawings for existing buildings.
  • Convert old paper drawings / as-builts / sketches into electronic drawing files (CAD/PDF).
  • Work with vendors to get recent project drawings and incorporate into utility master drawings.
  • Field verify utility locations as needed.
  • Scan drawings/documents and establish electronic project filing system.
  • Work with Maintenance staff to verify utilities.
  • Document current projects around campus, take photos, create a project report.
  • Measure & document building layout, room sizes, doors, windows of existing buildings and create basic CAD layouts including dimensions and sqft.
  • Understanding and choosing the best method for field verification.
  • Use technology to the intern's advantage, propose possible different solutions and new software.


  • Proficiency in Auto CAD (required).
  • GIS software knowledge/coursework (preferred)
  • Understand/learn reading project drawings.
  • Familiarity with Apple Operating systems.
  • Google suite experience (GoogleDocs, GoogleSpreadsheets, etc).
  • Microsoft Office experience.
  • Ability to take direction and work with limited supervision to complete tasks.
  • Ask questions and be willing to learn.
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