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GIS Technician

GIS Specialist
Excellent Salary & Benefits Package on offer

This is a fantastic time to join RPS. We are looking to recruit highly motivated and ambitious employees to work on a wide variety of high-profile projects. With an enviable client list, and the highest calibre multi-disciplinary back up team, we are able to offer unparalleled opportunities to showcase your talents and truly develop your career.

We are looking to recruit a GIS Technician to work on a range of high profile developments throughout the UK within our Ecology team. The role will be based in our Cambridge office.

As a key member of our team you will play a critical role in further developing RPS GIS services, your specific roles and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

• Operating, maintaining and developing the GIS data systems and facilitating survey data collection and management.

• Working with the ecological survey teams to set up and run PDA/tablet equipment on surveys.

• Ability to make accurate and understandable records. Developing quality and efficiency standards and strategies.

• Data handling, lists, summaries and analysis leading to the production of graphical output, including maps and figures, including:
 Phase 1 habitats.
 Protected species surveys.
 Ornithological survey outputs such as breeding bird territories, distribution and vantage point analysis.
 Designated sites mapping and minimum site distances; Record centre data handling and mapping.
 BREEAM calculations and outputs.
 Windfarm, Collision risk modelling.
 Aerial photography and remote sensing analysis.

• Experience in ESRI ArcGIS, ESRI ArcPAD, GPS
Desirable skills but not essential, AutoCAD, Mapinfo, MS Access and SQL.

• Providing GIS technical expertise and deriving solutions to projects i.e. field data capture with mobile systems

• Communication skills to relate and liaise with ecology team on mapping and data requirements and capabilities.

• Identifying technical solutions and software requirements in relation to GIS, spatial analysis, data management etc.

• Expanding business opportunities in relation to GIS and data management etc.

A degree or equivalent in a GIS or related subject would be preferred along with an interest in Ecology.

In return, we offer an excellent salary and benefits package including 24 days holiday, Pension and Life Assurance. You will also be eligible to participate in the Company Share Purchase Scheme. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your talents and develop your career with one of the UK’s leading multi-disciplinary consultancies.

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RPS is an equal opportunity employer.

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