GIS Analyst


  • Contact: SSE Plc

Location: Glasgow

Salary: £31,500 - £47,900 depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

The Role

We currently have an opportunity to join our GIS and CAD team supporting our Capital Projects business, responsible for assisting in the delivery of high quality, safe and fully leased and consented renewable projects in the UK and Ireland.

You will be responsible for the provision of maps, plans and drawings to support the development process for onshore and offshore wind farms, and the submission of Planning Applications and Environmental Statements. Examples include elevation maps, cable routes, constraints/ecology plans and landowner boundaries.

You will also be involved in the sourcing and management of spatial data sets and ensuring the management and upkeep of geographic information, associated with metadata and attribute information, alongside providing training and technical support to GIS and CAD team colleagues.

In addition, you will also be working directly with Project and Consent Managers and other team members to progress the submission of development projects. You will also work closely with project consultants as and when required.

In this position, flexible monthly visits to our Dublin office will be required, in addition to occasional public exhibition attendance to present information to the public.

Your Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will be a graduate in a geography or environmental based discipline which covers the use of GIS and have a strong understanding of the ESRI suite of GIS. Alternatively, you will have extensive GIS working experience in a relevant sector, preferably the energy sector.

You will possess solid numerical, written English, communication and IT skills.

Your skills will include sourcing, management and upkeep of spatial data sets and associated metadata and attribute information. You will be competent in the use of advanced editing techniques and possess a good understanding of extensions such as 3D and Spatial Analysis. In addition, a working knowledge of AutoCAD and Python would be highly advantageous.

Our Company

SSE Renewables Capital Projects is responsible for the development and construction of SSE's portfolio of renewable energy projects (large scale) in the UK and Ireland.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with myself Debbie McMillan or sse.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if its not safe, we don't do it.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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