Intern - Land Survey Technician

Job ID 2021-3128
Job Locations
US-CO-Greenwood Village
USD $16.00/Yr.
USD $20.00/Yr.


Intern – Land Survey Technician



Merrick & Company is seeking a college or graduate school Geodesy/Survey student for a paid summer internship for Summer 2022 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 2022.


We will be accepting resumes for this opportunity from approximately September – November 2021. Resumes will be reviewed in December/January, interviews will take place in February/March 2022 and offers will be extended in March/April 2022. Timeframe subject to change.


Job Description

The Merrick Intern Program will provide an undergraduate or graduate student an opportunity to gain technical experience in the field of surveying.  Our intern will be exposed to a variety of surveying projects including Boundary, ALTA, Easement, Right of Way, Topographic and As-built surveys. These surveys will be based on various methods of data collection such as GPS, total station, photogrammetry and laser scanning.


The position requires the collaboration with other disciplines, follow schedules and budget commitments, work independently, possess good written and oral communication skills and the ability to problem solve.


Required Experience

  • Must be proficient in utilizing AutoCAD.
  • Experience in AutoCAD Civil 3D, Microstation v8, Bentley InRoads, and Carlson Survey is a plus.
  • Ability to do survey related research is desired.
  • Ability to lift 60 lbs.
  • Must be prepared to work in extreme weather conditions, i.e. heat, rain, cold, etc.
  • Hike to remote locations.
  • Basic understanding of survey equipment.
  • Ability to travel for periods of up to 4 weeks.
  • A valid driver’s license and a clean DMV record is required.
  • Must meet expectations for attendance and punctuality.
  • Must be currently enrolled and entering junior year or higher of undergraduate degree.
  • Pursuing a surveying degree at an A.B.E.T. accredited university is desired.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license and a clean DMV record is required.  

Physical Requirements

  • Requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.
  • Be able to work in an environment with open discussions and visitors without getting distracted.
  • May be required to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Meets expectations for attendance and punctuality.
  • 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.

Additional information

Apply online only. No email, hard copy or third-party resumes accepted.


The pay range listed in this posting indicates the position’s eligibility to work in the state of Colorado and is consistent with our offices there; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.


We recognize the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of internal and external training as well as coaching and peer mentoring programs.


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 expression, 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.



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