Intern – Geomatics / Geographical Information Systems
Merrick & Company is seeking LiDAR/GIS Technician student for a paid internship for Summer 2018in our Greenwood Village, CO office. The application deadline is November 30, 2017. Resumes will be reviewed in December 2017. Interviews will take place in January and February 2018and offers will be extended approximately February 15, 2018. The summer internship will run mid-May through mid-August 2018.
The internship will provide a currently enrolled student the opportunity to gain technical experience in the field of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and LiDAR processing. The intern will be exposed to a variety of projects ranging from large scale wide area mapping, NERC compliance corridor mapping, and small survey sites.
The position requires the collaboration with other technical staff, follow directions and schedules, work independently, possess good written and oral communication skills and the ability to problem solve.
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:
Principles of Geodesy
College courses in any of the following software packages are preferred:
Must have a current instructor recommendation or reference
Local candidates onlyStudents who have recently graduated will not be considered.Physical
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.
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 and fax machines.
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 race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Merrick & Company, an employee-owned, multi-discipline professional engineering, architecture, design-build, surveying, and geospatial solutions firm, serves domestic and international clients in the energy, national security, life sciences, and sustainable infrastructure markets. The firm's expertise is focused on technically complex projects in the fields of renewable energy, nuclear power, life... sciences research laboratories, water resources, sustainable infrastructure, utilities, refining, military and government facilities, public works, and remote sensing/high precision mapping.
The firm maintains a Corporate Social Responsibility program serving the environmental, social, and economic aspects of the projects it is involved in and the communities it serves. Merrick is committed to sustainable design and construction practices through its LEED-accredited professionals and is continually expanding its in-house resources to serve tomorrow's needs.
The firm maintains ten offices in the U.S. and additional offices in Canada and Mexico.