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Principal / Associate GIS Consultant

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Principal / Associate GIS Consultant

  • Location:

    Reading

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    Negotiable - Subject to experience

  • Contact:

    Tony Hutt

  • Contact email:

    Tony.hutt@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 030

  • Job ref:

    JO0000024267

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-18

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Role Purpose
To lead the business in both the collection of geographical and spatial information and its storage, analysis and presentation.
 
Duties and responsibilities
·Establish GIS templates and standards across the company
·Set out data Management standards and protocols for mapping, datasets and CAD formats
·Establish training programmes for the GIS team
·Identify work areas and develop GIS products
·Undertake research to further our GIS product and profile
·Raise the standards across company in respects of our GIS outputs
·Use a range of GPS tools in the field to capture and present data in GIS
·Undertake desk-based data capture (digitising) to convert paper maps to GIS datasets to record the
·location of telecoms cables or water pipelines from original maps
·Develop tools for loading/transferring GIS data between different systems;
·Manipulate, analyse and present geographical information by creating programs to convert GIS
·information from one format to another
·Develop internet apps to present GIS data and tools on corporate websites
·Use tools to join together different GIS datasets and create new information or investigate patterns
 
Qualifications & Experience
·A degree or postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject (e.g. computer sciences, geographical information systems, geography, maths or statistics, software engineering, surveying, urban planning
·HNDs and foundation degrees in relevant areas may be accepted
·Extensive relevant work-based experience
 
Skills
·Strong written and oral communication skills
·IT skills, including the use and manipulation of complex databases and spreadsheets
·Knowledge of specialised software packages specifically ArcGIS