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Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

Posted on Oct 12, 2022 by Amberside Energy

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Specialist

Amberside Energy is an exciting renewables development and management company that primarily works on solar farms and battery energy storage systems. Based in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, we are a dynamic firm with growth plans that will allow us to move into other technologies and sectors. We have several openings to join our high-performing development team. We seek candidates with the required drive and competence to deliver projects from origination through to Ready to Build and support the broader team in achieving our portfolio ambitions. Amberside Energy strives to exceed client expectations and, as such, we are searching for outstanding candidates who seek appropriate recognition for the ability to consistently perform at an elevated level to their peers. Our business is based on a meritocracy, therefore, there are no limits to what can be achieved. In short, we re seeking applications from the very best talent in return for an exceptional remuneration package.

Duties of the Role

• Research, critique and source or create datasets relevant to solar and energy storage site finding and development

• Create and maintain a suitable storage area of up-to-date data

• Run site-finding processes, using various inputs to help produce required deliverables

• Manage the online GIS platform which provides data access to the company

• Create formal drawings illustrating various datasets to support the development of projects

• Work to continually improve the processes by increasing automation and scope of outputs

• Continual research into the software/ArcGIS suite of software to explore ways its functionality can increase the capability of the company

Why work for Amberside Energy?

• Market-leading remuneration linked to experience and ability (instead of grading/bands)
• An exceptional bonus structure linked to remuneration reviews based on delivery and contribution
• Generous private healthcare scheme
• Becoming part of a small, high-performing team that operates in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, backed up with decades of combined development, renewables, electrical and commercial experience.

Required Candidate Characteristics

• Have 2+ years business experience within GIS/ energy/ environmental/ geography or an equivalent degree

• Competency with ArcGIS Pro and Online covering the sourcing, effective storage, manipulation and display of a variety of datasets

• Knowledge of Python and its use in expanding the automation and capability of GIS processes

• An eagerness to learn more about the software and develop new ways of doing things which can in turn drive forward company practices

• Ability to manage own time and prioritise (and reprioritise) tasks in a dynamic work environment

• Good communication and presentation skills

• Ability to apply knowledge of datasets and processes to solve problems

• Ability to work full-time in the UK and be present in our offices in Hemel Hempstead

• Are genuinely keen to develop a career within GIS and Renewable Energy.

Desirable Candidate Characteristics

• Knowledge of solar farms/energy storage systems, how they work and the factors which contribute to finding and running a good site

• Knowledge of the electrical grid network and the infrastructure that comprises it

• Competency in other scripting/ programming languages and modelling functions of Excel

• Competency in complementary design software such as CAD, PVCase, PVSyst, etc.

Candidates that apply sooner have a higher chance of securing the role as we interview on a first-come, first-served basis for recruitment.


Reference: 1758066179

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