Meritage Homes Corporation

Land Acquisition Intern

Job ID
2018-4823
Location
US-NC-Charlotte

Responsibilities

SUMMARY

Responsible for the creation and maintenance of GIS databases, maps, reports, and specialized queries using GIS software.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creates and maintains GIS data and maps using GIS software.
  • Develops and implements methodologies and policies for data quality control procedures.
  • Provides technical support for the implementation and operation of GIS projects.
  • Performs basic GIS analysis, modeling, and mapping.
  • Constructs advanced spatial and tabular database queries in support of various projects.
  • Retrieves geospatial data from GIS databases.
  • Creates GIS maps utilizing accepted cartographic practices and design such as ESRI GIS edit, topology, query, and annotation tools.
  • Trains other users on GIS and ESRI products.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • May direct the work of others on a project basis. This position has very limited supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Working towards a Master's degree in Geography, GIS, or a related field preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Two or more years of related GIS experience.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as computer software programs, hardware installation instructions, computer operating, and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to create and interpret graphs, charts, and tables.

 

REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out day-to-day responsibilities.

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

To perform this job successfully, and individual should have knowledge of:

  • ESRI GIS software proficiency, including ArcGIS, ArcGIS Server, and Arc SDE.
  • Familiarity and experience with enterprise GIS architecture, automation (programming), and geodatabase design.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • As required

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Normal office conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Overview

From the homes we build to the careers we offer, we’re about doing things that actually make a difference in your life and the way you live. Meritage Homes is a thriving company that believes in building beautiful, incredibly innovative and energy-efficient homes people adore.

 

We were the first national top 10 homebuilder to have every home we build be 100% ENERGY STAR® certified. And with more than 100,000 homes built, our focus, since day one, has been to build incredible new homes and communities in prime locations for fantastic prices. But more than anything, we build energy-efficient homes and communities for people who appreciate a home being built the way it can, and should, be built. And for the staff at Meritage Homes that make this all possible, we believe in having the same standards of quality and reward that make for an enjoyable career. 

 

When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in a number of ways, including:

  • An entrepreneurial work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level
  • A competitive drive to be the best
  • Pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment, superior service, and exceptional value
  • Top-notch benefits
  • The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization
  • Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital asset

 

 

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