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GIS Technician

  • Job reference: DEIT366
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: IT
Job description: My Client, a Utility Company in Wiltshire, is looking for a GIS Technician for an initial three month contract.

They manufacture green products and green energy using waste, waste water and wasted heat as a resource mine. They provide tailored solutions for industry or municipalities to help them save and preserve resources.


The Role:

We are currently looking for GIS Technicians to join a leading Environmental company. The successful candidate will report into the Optimisation & Maintenance Manager and GIS Manager, working majorly in the Water and Wastewater Industry.
You will be part of a growing team with technical, innovative and strategically thinking individuals that all work effectively both as a team and individually.

As part of this team you will be the custodian of the Water and Wastewater assets solution, providing support to a range of work areas including internal field workers and external surveyors and clients.

Functional work will involve recording underground clean and waste water assets on the company GIS and supporting other local business systems. Asset updates arrive in a variety of forms from site plans, surveys or redlines.

The successful candidate will understand the benefit of GIS, and use their passion for geography, cartography or GIS to shape the future of the department in this sector.

This is an interesting and challenging role with a mixture of functional and project based work in a global business.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

1.Administer the Water and Wastewater GIS;
a.Maintain high quality asset data using ArcGIS Desktop editing tools to update assets in response to red lines, drawings, reports, surveys, and inspections.
b. Update Ordnance Survey data using ESRI UK Productivity Suite and LocatorHub.
c. Support and train users ArcGIS Online WAB applications and manage user accounts.

2. Understand the management systems and be able recommend changes in order to continuously improve the systems for the benefit of the employees and analytics, through;
a. Projects and ad-hoc analysis, collaborating with GIS and operational colleagues.
b. Reporting with Power BI specialists.
c. System change with IT and GIS technicians.

3. Support other local business systems


About your Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications;

To be successful in this role of GIS Technician we are looking to identify the following criteria in your application:

* Degree level education in GIS / Cartography / Geography (or relevant experience)
* Experience digitising data with ArcGIS desktop
* Ability to understand, interrogate and read maps
* Attention to detail
* Process oriented approach
* Ability to develop good working relationships with colleagues and suppliers
* Excellent communication and presentation skills
* Experience with ArcGIS Online, enterprise geodatabases and SQL an advantage
* Experience within water industry an advantage
* Proactive and forward thinking


In the first instance, please send me your CV to be considered or alternatively, please contact Daniel Eccles on 01772 208958 for more information.

If this role isn't for you, we do also offer a referral bonus of £250 for every new candidate you refer to us that we place in a position for more than 13 weeks. That's £250 just for forwarding a job advert to a friend!