Data Engineer - GIS - VR/29709

Status: Temp/Contract
Location: Westhill
Rate: Available Upon Request

TMM Recruitment are working with a major, multi-national energy organisation based in Westhill to find a Data Engineer specialising in GIS to join their team on a contract basis until at least November 2024. 100% office based in Westhill, your expertise will influence the trajectory of the offshore wind division within the organisation.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Delivering Geographical Information Service (GIS) for the Wind Hub using HQ technical specifications, procedures and standards, rules and processes, in order to meet their spatial data needs.
  • Delivering GIS data requests to prepare, capture, search, transfer and QC data are fulfilled for internal and external parties to meet stakeholder needs within the scope and priorities of the service.
  • Creating, publishing and managing map services for use in ArcGIS for Portal and ArcGIS Online (using ArcGIS Server and Image Server).
  • Producing and managing complex cartographic documents using HQ technical specifications, procedures and standards, rules and processes for each offshore wind project.
  • Co-building GIS studies such as offshore wind farm layouts, cable routings and site selection and undertake analyses for decision support.
  • Contributing to data acquisition operations in geomatics (e.g. topography, remote sensing), engineering (e.g. geophysical or geotechnical surveys), HSE surveys (e.g. environmental baseline or monitoring surveys) and consenting, from definition of needs to validation of deliverables.
  • Executing appropriate geodetic calculations where required.
  • Organising and providing GIS application support to end users or Internal Team.
  • Following up on the development, assessment and implementation of GIS and cartographic solutions and propose enhancement tools.
  • Closely cooperating with HQ geospatial data information specialists for all GIS related matters.
  • Closely following, using and contributing to the development, drafting, updating and/or management of technical reference documents for this specialty.
  • Collaborating, contributing and exchanging know-how related to geographical information systems.
  • Promoting and encouraging the use of geographical information environment and data.


Applicants to this role require:

  • At least a BSc degree in geographical information services or computer science disciplines with 3 years professional experience or 5+ years work experience in development of energy and renewables projects.
  • Technical skills in geographical information systems, (ESRI software, inc ArcSDE and ArcGIS Server, FME, AGOL), geodesy and general knowledge of spatial data analysis techniques.
  • Knowledge of other GIS software desirable, e.g. QGIS.
  • Experience of Web GIS (ArcGIS for Portal/ArcGIS Enterprise and ArcGIS Online). Publishing and managing data, creating web maps and web mapping applications
  • Good knowledge of Geodesy.
  • Programming skills and aptitude in Python and SQL.
  • Experience of working within a Power BI based reporting environment.
  • Knowledge of ETL tools (Safe FME) and scripting in Python, SQL.
  • Organised, methodical and able to multi-task whilst working under tight deadlines.
  • Behavioural skills: self-motivated, autonomy, open-mindedness, adaptability, achievement orientation, team player.


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