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GIS Technician - Graduate Position

Curve Group Holdings Ltd Knutsford, Cheshire, Cheshire Full Time
£25,000/ year
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Reporting to the Managing Director, the GIS Technician will support the ongoing maintenance and dissemination of data and applications in the FGP GIS environment. The GIS Technician will work with FGP clients on the production of Land Plans and other Drawings to ensure their needs for Mapping and GIS information are met on a day by day basis, along with performing Utility Searches when required:

Supporting the Managing Director with CAD and appropriate drawings;
Drawing up GIS and CAD mapping as required;
Maintaining the mapping software and utilities search website;

Technical Skills Required:

Masters in Geographical Information Systems or similar or willingness to study for this - funding is available
Experience/knowledge using AutoCAD or similar and translating DWG files to/from GIS
Familiarity with Ordnance Survey mapping datasets

Personal Skill:

Good team player with strong interpersonal skills
Extremely high attention to detail
Good work ethic with motivation to deliver products to very tight deadlines
Flexible with regard to working hours
Physically fit to walk cable routes

Preferred Skills

Ideally experience of using ArcGIS Desktop/ArcMAP including extensions for;
plan production including setting up and utilising data driven pages
complex editing of geometry including utilising the advanced editing toolbox, including ArcPy/ scripting
database management including applying metadata in line with INSPIRE directive
Hands on experience collecting data using Trimble (GeoXH with Ordnance Survey VRS) GPS device or similar and post processing of data for inclusion into mapping products.
Ability to confidently use the full Adobe Creative Suite including (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign Dreamweaver, Acrobat Pro)
Basic development skills for HTML, Javascript and PHP for website building
Experience using other mapping software such as Quantum GIS/ Google Earth/ Autocad Map
Experience in producing plans for Development Consent Orders
Familiarity with Land Registry title plans
Knowledge of offshore and onshore cable routes and appropriate legislation
Experience of performing Utility Searches


Full driving licence and transport
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Job ID: 212143494