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GIS Analyst

Reporting to the Manager Engineering this role is responsible for the acquisition, creation and management of Acciona Energy’s collection of spatial datasets. It provides on-going support to Development, Engineering, Construction and Operations teams through the interpretation of spatial data and the development of maps and drawings in relation to wind and solar projects.  The position is based in Melbourne. It is 12 month fixed term contract, and may be full-time or part-time dependant upon the needs of the candidate.

Key Responsibilities
• Management and creation of project specific geo-databases and datasets;
• Play a key role in developing and communicating project infrastructure layouts and identifying environmental and other constraints;
• Provide spatial data and information to internal and external parties;
• Manage contractors to provide aerial photography, satellite imagery, LiDAR survey and/or ground surveys (Digital Terrain Model);
• Capture on-site spatial information using GPS technology or supervise the collection of this data;
• Produce infrastructure photomontages for internal and external visual analysis;
• Assist in the identification of new project sites and undertake subsequent land title searches;
• Assist in the creation of accurate, publication quality maps and diagrams suitable for commercial bids and submissions to government and other external stakeholders.
• Work closely with Project Managers and Engineering colleagues to create project drawings and related documentation of infrastructure layouts, and civil and electrical designs, in CAD and GIS platforms;
• Provide spatial data and information to internal and external parties;
• Assist in the accurate, on-site micro-siting of infrastructure locations;
• Liaise with surveyors or similar contractors to ensure captured data meets project specifications.
• Degree in Geomatic Engineering or similar tertiary qualification.
• Demonstrate a high-level understanding of GIS, surveying, land title/cadastral, GPS, photogrammetry and satellite imagery principles and the ability to acquire these data sets.
• Advanced use of ESRI ArcGIS Software.
• Experience using CAD software, preferable AutoCAD Civil 3D or Map 3D extensions (3D modelling an advantage), Earthworks software such as Terra 3D or Paydirt.
• Previous experience with GIS Data Management
• Advanced use of Adobe Photoshop an advantage.
• Experience with programming and customisation of ESRI ArcGIS software would be an advantage.
• Willing and available for occasional travel to project sites in Australia.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and promote equality and diversity. Indigenous Australians and candidates from minority groups are encouraged to apply. 

ACCIONA is a global company with a business model based on sustainability. Its aim is to respond to society’s main needs through the provision of renewable energy, infrastructure, water and services.
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