GIS Technician - Landscape Architecture

Closing Date: 10th October 2018

Would you like to join our Landscape Architecture team in London? We work on a variety of exciting projects, both in the UK and internationally.

The Role

Working within the landscape architectural team, you will innovate, solve problems and take account of a wide range of issues including regeneration, the environment and public health. The duties within this role will mainly be GIS and CAD data preparation, data management, analysis, mapping and visualisation on our projects. Typical types of project that the individual will be involved on in the office include:
  • Masterplanning of housing developments and mixed used developments
  • Designing and planning many different outside spaces including public parks, public spaces, and green corridors, from concept stage through to detailed design and construction.

The Team

We have a diverse workload of high profile projects across the UK and internationally, ranging in scale from environmental infrastructure design, major transportation projects through to restoration, town centre regeneration, streetscape design and green roofs.

The landscape architecture business has established (and developing) landscape architecture teams in Arup that are linked with through a global network, led from our London office, in Brisbane, Bristol, Cardiff, Dubai, Hong Kong, Leeds, Newcastle, New York, Solihull and Sydney.

Skills/Experience required for the role

  • Typically, you will have professional qualifications in GIS with 1-3 years' experience of working with ESRI ArcGIS v10.3
  • Experience of GIS map production, including digitising, editing, data driven pages, working with annotation layers and definition queries
  • Good communication skills & attention to detail
  • Experience working on design projects

Desirable Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience of CAD e.g. AutoCAD or Microstation
  • A good understanding of spatial data processing, analysis and visualisation
  • Experience of working on large infrastructure projects
  • Knowledge of QA and map standards
  • Use of FME for conversion between GIS and CAD
  • Experience of working in 3D e.g. Civil3D, Sketchup/Rhino, ArcGIS Pro
  • Use of Photoshop / Illustrator
  • Background or interest in Landscape Architecture / Design

Our Company

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world.

Shape your time with us

How can we best work with you? Whether you're a parent, a carer, a student, or just have a busy lifestyle, it's not always easy to commit to standard working hours. At Arup you have access to a range of flexible working options - including flexible start and finish times, working from home or working part-time. If you're interested in any of these options, please let us know when you apply and we'll discuss how this could work in your role.

Reward and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary at all levels and one of the best benefits packages in our sector.

Core benefits including private healthcare and a range of other protection schemes are funded by Arup and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to a Flexible Benefits Fund, available to spend on a wide range of Choice Benefits to compliment your work/life balance and financial security.

In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules, employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm's financial performance.

published: 10 September 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.