GIS Technician

North Somerset
Competitive salary plus benefits
01 Nov 2019
29 Nov 2019
Bruton Knowles
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Details:

A leading firm of property consultants based in North Somerset, are currently seeking a GIS Technician.

This is a full-time position which will provide CAD/GIS support on a range of projects to both internal and external clients within the Utility sector (water, gas and electricity).

The position will require an ability to manage time and GIS projects effectively and work in a pressurised environment. 

You should be innovative and creative with strong interpersonal skills, communication skills and be comfortable working independently as well as in an interdisciplinary team.


A degree qualification in GIS or a related field. MSc would be desirable but not essential.
The ideal candidate will have two or more years commercial experience in a similar role and be able to provide demonstratable experience of GIS, technical consultancy and the delivery of tasks to time, accuracy, quality whilst meeting cost objectives.
Essential criteria
  • A high level of competence using ESRI, ArcGIS product suit, including its extensions;
  • A sound understanding of spatial data structures and fundamental concepts of GIS;
  • Spatial database design and management, preferably with ESRI geodatabases;
  • Ability to liaise with internal and external clients to promote and deliver high quality GIS output into their projects;
  • Able to work on their own and with a wider project team based in multiple locations;
  • Experience of Model Builder and Land Registry products;
  • Proficient in the delivery of allocated project tasks, to quality, time and budget requirements;
  • Have good problem solving skills;
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Be adaptable and flexible;
  • A desire to innovate, looking for new ways of doing things effectively;
  • Excellent time management;
  • Ability to deal with pressure;
  • Ability to work independently as well as ina interdisciplinary team;
  • Clean and full driving licence
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working with environment, planning and engineering related datasets;
  • Experience with working and controlling a large number of evolving datasets;
  • Experience in SQL server;
  • Experience administering and customising Web GIS applications using ArcGIS for Server, ArcGIS online;
  • Database management and design

  • Data capture, management, analysis and validation;
  • Data conversion and integration;
  • Map production for Land Referencing products;
  • Development and implementation of methodologies for creation and use of spatial data, including digitizing, editing, coding, and annotating line, point and polygon data;     
  • Creation of Land Registry compliant Easement, Consent and Wayleave drawings;
  • Creation of landowner plans for attachment to referencing forms;
  • Meeting with internal clients to determine GIS requirements
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