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Job Vacancies > Arcus Renewable Energy Consulting Ltd - GIS Technician

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Job Title: GIS Technician
Based: Glasgow

About the Compan
Arcus is a dedicated renewable energy and windfarm consultancy providing site finding, environmental impact assessment and planning services to the renewable energy industry. Established in January 2006, Arcus only works in the renewable energy sector and is one of a very small number of consultants to specialise in this way. Further information about Arcus is available from our company website

About the Job
Arcus is seeking a GIS Technician to join its expanding GIS team based in their Glasgow office. The job will involve providing GIS support to a wide range of projects in the renewable energy sector including site finding, constraints mapping and onshore and offshore EIA work. The ideal candidate for this role would have the following qualities:
  • Hold an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in Geographical Information Systems, Geomatics, Geography or any other relevant subject with a strong GIS or cartographic element.
  • Be proficient in the use of the ESRI Arc suite of software (ArcMap, ArcCatalog, Spatial Analyst).
  • Have a good working knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop as well as an ability to work with the Microsoft Office product range.
  • A strong attention to detail with a high degree of literacy, accuracy and initiative.
  • An ability to work to tight deadlines and to work effectively as part of a team.
  • A knowledge of the EIA process, the renewable energy sector or planning would be a distinct advantage.

How to Apply
To apply for this role please email a copy of your CV and a covering letter to or post it before Friday 4th February to:

Peter McBride
Arcus Renewable Energy Consulting Ltd
507-511 Baltic Chambers
50 Wellington St
G2 6HJ

Posted: 7th January 2011
Closing Date: 4th Febraury 2011

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