Senior GIS Consultant - Edinburgh

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

The Role

We are looking for a GIS consultant with around five years of experience to join our Edinburgh team. With a core focus on GIS experience you will also have an appreciation of environmental consulting work and the ways in which geospatial methods can tie into this.

Arup requires a GIS Consultant to assist in a multi-disciplinary team. The role will include:

  • Delivering technical GIS work related to environmental, planning and infrastructure aspects of a nationally significant highways project in Scotland and other projects of various types and scales, working with Geospatial and other Arup specialists.
  • Tasks could include data management, data visualisations, cartography, spatial analysis, automation/scripting of spatial tasks, web development, and many other GIS linked tasks
  • Producing project related correspondence, reports and Geospatial outputs, including technical report writing
  • Attending internal and client meetings, reporting on and presenting the Geospatial aspects of projects
  • Working with the BIM team to integrate GIS and BIM together

Skills/Experience required for the role

  • Typically over five years of post-graduate GIS experience, ideally in a consultancy environment
  • A first degree in a relevant subject such as Geography, GIS, Computer Science, Software Development and Information Technology or similar.
  • Ideally a post-graduate qualification of MSc or higher
  • Current track record of providing GIS into projects in a consulting environment including highways projects specifically, through all stages
  • Experience in a range of GIS, web development and database environments
  • Skills in Python scripting, web development and BIM would be highly desirable
  • Ability to flex skills and approach across a wide range of project types
  • Project management experience, including QA procedures and financial systems
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent planning, organisational, time management and communications skills
  • Highly motivated and willing to take on new challenges
  • Ideally Chartered or progressing towards Chartership

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 complement 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.

The vacancy is being managed by John Fox – john.fox@arup.com

Closing date: 20.10.2018

published: 21 September 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.