GIS / Data Management Support Technician

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time, Student / Graduate
Job Sector:
Engineering / Technical, IT / Technology, Science / Analysis
Region:
South Wales
Location:
Cardiff
Salary description:
Competitive + Comprehensive Package
Posted:
17/08/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd
Job Ref:
OR/SRK/0718GIS

GIS/Data Management Support Technician

Cardiff

Company Profile

SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd is an independent, international consulting practice which provides globally integrated consulting services to the international mining and natural resources industry.

The SRK Group employs over 1,400 professional consultants internationally and has 45 offices on 6 continents. Our client base is wide ranging but focused in the international mining sector.

SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd is located in central Cardiff and currently employs over 110 staff. SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd is an employee-owned company.

We currently have a full-time position available for an efficient and competent GIS and Data Management Technician.

Location: 5th Floor, Churchill House, 17 Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2HH

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:30 with a 30-minute lunch break (40 hours)

Salary Scale: Competitive + Comprehensive Package

Reporting To: Data & Visualisation Team Leader

Holidays:  29 working days per annum inclusive of bank and public holidays. Leave increases with length of service.

Benefits: Following successful completion of the probationary period (or any extension), the following benefits are potentially available, subject to eligibility and qualifying conditions:

  • Pension Scheme – 5.25% of basic salary
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Permanent Health Insurance Cover
  • Discretionary Bonus (subject to performance and company profitability)
  • Optional Private Medical Health Care Scheme
  • Optional Health Screening
  • Employee Assistance Programme

We also operate the following schemes:

  • Childcare Voucher
  • Cycle to Work
  • Payroll Giving

Other:

SRK actively encourages employees, following a qualifying period, to purchase Shares in SRK Consulting (UK) Limited and SRK Global Limited.

Post Responsibilities: 

To provide expertise and technical support in GIS management and cartography primarily at a project level to our three technical departments as required. 

Experience Required:

  • Must be a competent, experienced user of ArcGIS  
  • Use and manage an ArcGIS Online Organisation including Collector for ArcGIS and Survey123 for ArcGIS
  • Some experience and/or a basic understanding of the mining industry (or alternatively the earth science sector)
  • Some experience or knowledge in the development and manipulation of field data capture systems, GPS data, geographic coordinate systems
  • Preparation of technical figures, diagrams and scaled drawings and maps for technical reports
  • Basic competency in MS Excel, MS Access and general data management

Preferable Additional Experience:

  • Experience with other GIS packages including Global Mapper and AutoCAD
  • An understanding of how GIS data can be incorporated into technical studies across a wide variety of technical discipline
  • Remote sensing skills or experience
  • Knowledge and management of geodatabases

Attributes

  • Attention to detail in understanding client (external and internal) needs
  • Ability to managing data in an organised systematic approach.
  • An effective communicator
  • A self-starter with a willingness to learn and develop knowledge and skills in a dynamic environment
  • Can work and deliver under tight deadlines
  • Continuing Professional Development

It is the policy of SRK to provide employees with access to training.  SRK regards Professional Registration as being fundamental to the advancement of both the company and the individual.  

You may be required to work at other locations as required and overseas travel may form a part of the role.  

Special Conditions:    

To work outside normal working hours when required to meet deadlines.

Please apply online and send your current CV / Cover Letter and any further documents supporting your application.

Company Description

SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd is an independent, international consulting practice which provides globally integrated consulting services to the international mining and natural resources industry.
The SRK Group employs over 1,400 professional consultants internationally and has 45 offices on 6 continents. Our client base is wide ranging but focused in the international mining sector.

Closing Date:
27/08/2018

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