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Position: Geospatial Analyst
Location: Europe > UK > Scotland > Aberdeen

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GeoSPATIAL ANALYST - 3 month contract (may extend)

The Role

Providing Geographic Information System (GIS) support to their development, engineering, construction and offshore survey activities, tasks will include:

  • Production of controlled maps for internal and external issue, this will include survey layouts, anchor patterns, engineering design and as built\as laid drawings.
  • Geospatial Analysis using ArcGIS in support of business decision making.
  • Environmental permit mapping for regulator submission.
  • Assisting in the preparation of datasets for OGA Section 34 Infrastructure and Pipeline Submission (Call for Data).
  • Receive, review and storage of third party provided GIS data.
  • Creation of metadata and maintenance of layer files.
  • Publication of maps to corporate knowledge management systems.


The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate that they have the following capabilities:

  • Ability to work to deadlines in the provision of mapping services.
  • Professional experience of using ESRI ArcGIS Desktop software.
  • Attention to detail in the production of maps and drawings.

Essential Skills \ Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following experience and qualifications:

  • 10+ years plus work experience providing cartography services for multi-national integrated oil & gas companies operating the UKCS.
  • GIS track record, including proficiency with standard GIS applications and data layers
  • Knowledge of UK marine datasets
  • Knowledge of UK Environmental datasets
  • Knowledge of the importance of Coordinate Reference Systems
  • Good knowledge of common data issues relevant to Oil & Gas Geo-Information Management
  • Digital cartographic and map production skills and use of Spatial Analyst extension
  • Relevant experience with AutoCAD would be an advantage

Terms of Employment

  • Initially a 3-month contract based in Aberdeen with possible extension but no guarantee of this. Therefore, likely that the successful applicant will be based in Aberdeen/Shire
  • Candidates must possess the right to live and work in the UK with immediate effect (you will not receive a response if you don’t comply with this)