Meritage Homes Corporation

  • Construction Intern

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  • Responsibilities

    The Meritage Homes Internship program allows driven college/grad students the opportunity to gain experience with a National New Home Builder leading to possible future opportunities within the Meritage Homes family.  You will work in an environment that fosters learning and allows you to take responsibility to help our team lead the way in our Green Building initiatives.  The internship program uses your pursuit of education to drive you to a company where you can take your in class learning to hands-on applications.  Meritage will work with your school schedule, because we value education as much as you do. You will work side by side with top professionals and executives as you start your career.


    The Construction Intern will manage the new home construction process within assigned communities.  Responsible for ensuring homes are delivered within specific cycle time and budget targets as well as customer quality expectations when closed.  Responsible for maintaining customer satisfaction goals and providing needed customer care/warranty services in assigned communities.


    The Construction Intern will work with and learn: 

    • The permitting and building inspection process through the local jurisdiction(s)

    • Building plans, materials and specifications

    • All Meritage processes required to build our homes

    • Proper scheduling and quality improvement systems

    • Storm water pollution prevention and safety programs

    • Customer satisfaction programs including all customer points of contact

    • The Meritage Green System

    • The Meritage Customer Service program


    • Currently enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters degree program in Construction Management

    • Strong academic record

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    • Computer skills in MS Office applications

    • Ability/Desire to work in a team environment

    This is a 3-month temporary field position taking place during the summer. This intern must be flexible to work at any of our locations throughout the summer. 


    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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