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043SC - Trainee Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

Location: Glasgow
Salary: £23,151
Discipline: Software, Geographic Information Systems, Technology
Hours: 37 Hours a week
Start: August/September 2024 for 12 Months.




This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. They’re building new solar, wind, battery and green hydrogen infrastructure - ready for the increasing demand for more green, secure and affordable energy to help deliver a better future, quicker.


You will be required to support the Onshore Geographic Information systems (GIS) team, responsible for assisting the GIS function on all Onshore Renewables projects. Working with implemented standards and processes across the SPR Business for efficient management of spatial data to enable the business to develop and operate its windfarm assets effectively. The role will involve providing mapping services and undertaking geospatial analysis.




Ideally candidates would be degree qualified in GIS or have equivalent demonstrable professional experience.

It would also be desirable for candidates to have experience of ArcGIS software related GIS. This role would be most suitable for someone currently studying GIS or a graduate.


Activities and Responsibilities


•             Maintain the spatial data management system for onshore development, assisting in maintaining and   updating spatial data and metadata.

•             Utilise GIS for geospatial data creation and management

•             Provision of controlled high quality drafting/cartographic services to support all areas of the business as well as external stakeholders.

•             The translation of various datasets and manipulation of intricate data.

•             Maintenance and updates of GIS databases.

•             Sharing/transmission of data with key stakeholders, partners and consultants.

•             Liaising with both internal and external clients to understand their requirements and support in the production of detailed work to strict deadlines.

•             Contribute to the development of specialist knowledge and practice within the business.


Technical Skills/Knowledge


  • A recognised degree in GIS or equivalent demonstrable professional experience.
  • Knowledge of GIS, ideally the ArcGIS desktop suite.
  • Digital cartographic and map production skills
  • Knowledge of ArcGIS extensions including Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst.
  • Experience of database manipulation software
  • Experience with AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of GPS data capture and ArcGIS Field Maps.
  • Knowledge in successful spatial data management, analysis and presentation
  • Desirable to be proficient in the utilisation of all the commonly utilised IT packages (Microsoft Suite of programmes: Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Access).


Interpersonal Skills


  • Self-motivated, proactive and innovative attitude
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to translate requirements into working solutions.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.


To apply for this role, please ensure you meet the eligibility criteria (correct level of education, any location specific requirements, nationality and specific subjects/degrees) and then once you are confident you do, click here to go to our applications page.


Or you can email for further information or any queries.

043SC - Trainee Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technician

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