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Offshore GIS Technician

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Luton
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/07/2011
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Job Title: Offshore GIS Technician
Job Location: Luton
Residency: UK

The Company:
Our Client, one of the leading Development, Construction, and Operating companies within the UK & European wind sector are actively seeking the services of an Offshore GIS Technician. You will be working on an expanding UK and European offshore wind and marine portfolio.

The Role:
Working in their Offshore Development Team the successful candidate will be responsible for providing Geographical Information System (GIS) support to their offshore wind farm development, engineering, construction and O&M activities, including:

• Production of controlled drawings for internal and external issue, this will include development and survey layouts, engineering design and as built drawings for construction and O&M
• Receive, review and store consultant provided GIS data
• Creation of metadata and uploading to statutory body websites

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate that they have the following capabilities:
• Possess a recognised qualification in Geographical Information Systems, or equivalent professional experience
• Professional experience of ESRI ArcGIS software
• Attention to detail

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• GIS track record, including proficiency with standard GIS applications and data layers
• Application of UK marine datasets
• Good knowledge of data issues; awareness of different coordinates systems
• Digital cartographic and map production skills and use of Spatial Analyst extension
• Relevant experience with AutoCAD
• Ability to develop and maintain databases

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For an initial informal discussion contact James McNeaney on 01925 255 688, (
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