• Intern – Geomatics / Geographical Information Systems

    Job ID 2018-1320
    Job Locations
    US-CO-Greenwood Village
  • Overview

    Intern – Geomatics / Geographical Information Systems




    Merrick & Company is seeking a LiDAR/GIS Technician student for a paid summer internship for Summer 2019 at our Greenwood Village, CO office. Imagine working on rewarding client projects and being exposed to unparalleled training and development opportunities!  The summer internship has a commitment of approximately mid-May through mid-August.


    Job Description

    The Merrick Intern Program will provide an undergraduate or graduate student an opportunity to gain technical experience in the field of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and LiDAR processing.  Our intern will be exposed to a variety of surveying tasks including large scale wide area mapping, NERC compliance corridor mapping and small survey sites.


    The position requires the collaboration with other disciplines, ability to interface with clients and contractors, follow schedules and budget commitments, work independently, possess good written and oral communication skills and the ability to problem solve. Must meet expectations for attendance and punctuality. Students who have recently graduated will not be considered.


    Required Experience

    • Must be currently enrolled and entering junior year or higher of degree program
    • Must be pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in Geography, GIS, Remote Sensing, Geomatics, or a similar major
    • Knowledge and/or courses in mapping, photogrammetry, and aerial LiDAR data processing including:

    o   Flight planning

    o   Data management

    o   Principles of Geodesy

    o   GIS

    o   Orthophoto production

    o   Cartographic design

    • College courses in any of the following software packages are preferred:

    o   LiDAR processing software (MARS®, Terrasolid, other)

    o   ESRI ArcGIS

    o   Bentley MicroStation

    o   Autodesk AutoCAD

    o   Trimble INPHO

    • Must have a demonstrable good attendance record
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred
    • Must have a current instructor recommendation or reference
    • Local candidates only


    Students who have recently graduated will not be considered.



    Physical Requirements

    • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.
    • 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.



    Work Environment

    This job operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to:  computers, phones, copiers, filing cabinets, plotters and scanners.


    Additional information


    We will be accepting applications on our website for as long as this opportunity is posted. The internship hiring process may take three to four months from the first contact a candidate has with a recruiter. We expect to make offers of employment by March 2019.


    Merrick does not pay relocation fees or provide a living stipend.


    Apply on line only. No e-mail, hard copy or third party resumes accepted.


    Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.


    We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

















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