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GIS Technician

Employment Type Full Time
Category Operations

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JOB TITLE: GIS Technician

JOB LOCATION: Cumbria

TERMS: Permanent

 

THE JOB

This role is for someone who is looking to make a real investment in their career. You will be joining the team laying out the future of Fibrus. The structure of this team and their responsibilities will change as the company grows. This role demands tenacity and a commitment to deliver an exceptional customer experience. You will be rewarded with encouragement and support to learn and progress.

As a GIS Technician, you will be the business lead within the Fibrus organisation to update and maintain the information held on our GIS business systems. This position requires a high level of competency and multi-tasking capabilities. The candidate will be expected to hold a high level of ownership for their area of responsibility and be able to work autonomously with both internal and external stakeholders in the execution of their responsibilities.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

  • Business lead for updating and maintaining the information held on our GIS business systems
  • Maintaining and updating GB Address Base data set used by the Fibrus business in the build of its telecoms network
  • Resolving issues that arise between different data layers and opposing co-ordinate systems across the applications utilised in the business
  • Resolving GIS issues arising from the field
  • Liaising with external 3rd party technical resources (e.g. OSGB, ESRI & Openreach) to resolve any GIS compatibility issues
  • Producing utility print requests for external utility companies/contractors
  • Publishing online maps and data which can be viewed and shared within the organisation or with the public
  • Survey areas that have incomplete or missing GIS or Telecoms Physical Infrastructure data
  • Spatial/routing analytics
  • Producing ModelBuilder models and/or python scripts to drive growth within GIS and other business departments
  • Capturing asset data using a combination of paper-based mapping and tablets with ESRI ArcGIS software
  • Identifying asset types and dimensions and recording them accurately
  • Maintain up to data and accurate “As-Built” records of all network inventory from the Fibrus build programme
  • Training employees and contractors on desktop/field-based apps
  • Support with the upkeep and management of data used in Fibrus GIS products

WHAT WILL YOU BRING?

  • The ideal candidate will come from a telecoms/GIS background with a minimum of two years’ experience and will have a GIS/CAD related qualification
  • You will be experienced in the use of ESRI ArcGIS 10x and ArcGIS Pro, web GIS in ArcGIS Online/ Portal for ArcGIS
  • Other open-source GIS skills are also desirable.
  • You will have experience in a variety of data sources and data formats and using FME, SQL and Python
  • Knowledge of Ordnance Survey suite of mapping products beneficial
  • You will have practical knowledge of interactive web-based GIS and/or enterprise GIS technologies
  • An understanding of Fibre Optics in a Telecoms environment would be a bonus
  • Surveying or field-based data capture experience of any kind would be ideal

 Fibrus are committed to building a diverse, talented and dedicated workforce. We appreciate that you may not meet every single requirement listed but don’t let that discourage you. If you have some of the experience we are seeking and offer a fantastic attitude, we’d love to see your application! 

IS FIBRUS FOR ME?

At Fibrus, we put our people first! We are proud to be a company who encourage colleagues to do and be their very best. Our culture is focused on trust, collaboration, growth and flexibility. 

We invest in our people, offering colleagues benefits that improve their personal lives as well as their careers! So along with competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, we also offer our colleagues benefits including mental health workshops, professional development support and private healthcare. We also recognise the importance of supporting our colleagues with life changes and have comprehensive policies around menopause, mental health, pregnancy loss and leave for maternity, parental and adoption.

As we continue to grow, you would be joining a team of dedicated and passionate people who work super hard every day to improve the lives of those in our own communities by transforming the digital infrastructure of Northern Ireland and Great Britain!

We’re building something special at Fibrus, with our team at the very heart of it and we are excited to speak to potential colleagues who share our purpose! 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply to join the Fibrus family, please do so online and our Recruitment team will be in contact with you once we’ve had a chance to have a look at your application. We wish you the best of luck and thank you for your interest in Fibrus. 

At Fibrus we recognise the positive value of diversity, promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. We aim at all times to recruit the person who is most suited to the job and welcome people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from women, under-represented genders, individuals with disabilities, and under-represented ethnicities. We’re happy to discuss flexible working - there is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to.

Fibrus operates as Fibrus Networks Ltd and Fibrus Networks GB Ltd and will retain your information, for the purposes of recruitment, for a period of up to 12 months. Please note, you will be asked to provide your Right to Work. We may also share your information with our partner organisations for the purposes of recruitment. Please clearly note on your application if you wish us to delete your information rather than retain or share.

Important Information

At Fibrus we recognise the positive value of diversity, promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. We aim at all times to recruit the person who is most suited to the job and welcome people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, as these groups are currently underrepresented in our business. We’re happy to discuss flexible working, however there is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to.

Fibrus Networks Ltd will retain your information, for the purposes of recruitment, for a period of up to 12 months. We may also share your information with our partner organisations for the purposes of recruitment. Please clearly note on your application if you wish us to delete your information rather than retain or share.