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GIS Analyst

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Energy, Oil & Gas
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  • Location: Glasgow
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  • Job reference: 2019-39291_1547811096

Job Description

The primary responsibility of the GIS Analyst is to support the GIS function for the SPR offshore business. The role will involve providing tailor made GIS tools, mapping services, undertaking geospatial analysis and advise on the appropriate use of geospatial data to various stakeholders.

  • Maintain GIS databases and interface management with external parties.
  • Provision of GIS drafting/cartographic services as required by the project.
  • Design and develop efficient programming solutions for the enhancement of existing GIS systems, including appropriate documentation; preparing test cases and carrying out unit integrations to ensure that modified systems perform correctly.
  • Provision of complex GIS analyses and data processing services to the desired quality, cost and level of traceability.
  • Utilise GIS and/or CAD for geospatial data management and provision of high quality drafting/cartographic services to support all areas of the business.
  • Develop methodologies for advanced geospatial data analysis and implement.
  • Development of tools for a wide technical and non-technical user-base that enhance productivity and/or capability.
  • Maintenance of software, tools and systems to ensure robustness and usability.
  • Create and maintain geospatial data and metadata.
  • Receive, review and store consultant provided geospatial data.
  • Uploading data to statutory body websites.
  • Working with internal and external customers to support data requests either planned or unplanned.
  • Liaising with clients to understand their requirements and provide assistance in providing detailed work to strict deadlines.
  • Contribute to the development of specialist knowledge and practice within the business.
  • Provision of documentation and training in use of custom tools to the end users to ensure high standards of use.

Key Tasks

  • Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst
  • Use of database manipulation software
  • Development of automated GIS tools in Python
  • Development of GIS web enterprise applications
  • Implementation of site suitability analyses.
  • Spatial/survey data management
  • Spatial/survey data analysis
  • Spatial/survey data presentation
  • Working with CAD and converting to GIS
  • Manual GIS data creation
  • Implementation of metadata standards.

Key interfaces

  • All packages within construction projects
  • Engineering managers
  • External third party consultants
  • Development department
  • Land and Estates

Key competencies / Qualifications

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  • Advanced skills with GIS (ESRI) in the context of geospatial data processing, analysis, management and presentation.
  • Experience dealing with CAD and translations from CAD to GIS
  • Attention to detail.
  • Customer focused attitude to workload.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Ability to work in a client office environment.
  • Build excellent working relations with internal and external customers.
  • Good written, presentational and customer-facing skills.
  • Good digital cartographic and map production skills.
  • Python (ArcGIS).
  • Fluent French advantageous.

MINIMUM CRITERIA

  • Educated to Honours Degree level in appropriate subject
  • Experience in major construction projects (offshore wind preferable).
  • Relevant industrial experience
  • IT literate with the ability to operate MS Office systems and other IT based project management software.
  • Flexible to travel around within the UK and abroad if necessary.
  • Fluent English.

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