Graduate GIS Specialist

Amec Foster Wheeler Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 weeks ago

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Subsea and Export Systems is currently recruiting for a Graduate GIS Specialist to join our GIS and Data Management Team in Houston, Texas (Energy Corridor)

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing team that support a variety of clients, projects, and internal business partners, through innovative use of GIS and other digital technologies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage project GIS databases including data loading, quality assurance and metadata.

  • Produce maps, charts, reports and other data deliverables for internal and external issue.

  • Develop and maintain map services and other content for web-based GIS portals.

  • Respond to project queries on a daily basis.

  • Collaborate with engineers and designers on pipeline routing and other GIS analysis tasks.

  • Participate in project meetings and workshops.

  • Contribute to GIS data specifications and other technical material.

  • Support internal and external training programs on GIS applications.

  • Raise awareness and support the wider adoption of GIS technology through workshops, presentations and marketing materials.

Skills / Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Geographic Information Systems, Geography, another Geoscience, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field. Course modules, projects or thesis must include significant GIS components.

  • Experience with the ESRI product suite including ArcGIS 10.

  • A keen interest in engineering, technology and data.

  • Experience using geodatabases.

  • A good understanding of coordinate systems and transformations.

  • Strong team and inter-personal skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Highly numerate and analytical (accuracy, carefulness and thoroughness are essential requirements in the job).

  • Highly organized and able to meet deadlines in a timely manner.

  • Capable of learning new software, processes and procedures as projects require.

  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.

Desired Qualifications/Experience:

  • Knowledge of linear referencing and pipeline data models e.g. PODS, APDM.

  • Experience using ArcGIS 3D Analyst and Spatial Analyst.

  • Experience using Autodesk applications.

  • Database management and software programming experience.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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Graduate GIS Specialist

Amec Foster Wheeler