Junior GIS Engineer

Organisation
Clear Mapping Company
Reference
VAC-4001
Sector
Construction and Property, Creative Arts, Design, Culture & Humanities, Engineering, Manufacturing & Processing
Location
Penryn, Cornwall
Salary Details
£18,000 per annum
Hours of work
37.5 hours a week, flexible
Job Type
Contract
Closing Date
08/08/2018
This is an exciting role for someone willing to learn new techniques and develop their understanding of the capabilities of GIS.

Job Description

The ideal candidate will be confident at using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and QGIS. Adapting to alternate tools when required. You must be able to build maps for web and create customised mapping products for our clients. Working with our Project Manager and Junior Illustrator you will provide GIS support on a project basis. You will be encouraged to work from templates, but some self-initiated research will be required.

This is an exciting role for someone willing to learn new techniques and develop their understanding of the capabilities of GIS. It is important to be willing to adapt to changing circumstances and there may be opportunities to travel.

Essential skills:

  • Experience of ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and QGIS
  • Knowledge of online mapping services such as Leaflet and MapBox
  • Experience of writing code, script and using data in Python, R, MySQL, GeoJSON etc.
  • Adaptable to new techniques and methods
  • Excellent time management and ability to meet critical deadlines

Required skills:

  • Excellent team communication skills
  • Ability to work within team to the benefit of the project

Attributes:

  • Keen to progress from freelancing or graduate role
  • Interested in maps
  • Open to new concepts
  • Work well within a team

This role is suited to a Junior GIS Engineer with appropriate professional or vocational qualifications who is keen to do things differently, with complex and interesting projects. Experience working with ESRI ArcGIS/QGIS and superb communications skills is a must.

Company Description

We are a fast-growing cartographic design consultancy with clients from across the UK and Overseas. Everyone at Clear Mapping Company is expected to work in the spirit of our ethos of sustainability and inclusivity.

Other Application Details

The role will be based at Waterside House, Penryn. On-going training will be provided.

12 month contract

Please attach your CV and three images/links to your work addressed to Elaine, to apply.

Date for interview: Week beginning Monday 13th August 2018
Start date: Monday 3rd September 2018

 

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