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GIS Specialist

A career at Dalcour Maclaren brings great opportunities to work with well-known organisations with Utilities & Infrastructure. We are focused on the fantastic people within the team whom we value, trust, develop, and empower, which creates a winning formula for success. We offer an A* service to our portfolio of blue-chip clients and have grown year on year to become leaders in the infrastructure and utility sectors.

What is involved in The GIS Specialist Role?

As a GIS (Geographical Information Systems) Specialist in our busy and expanding Geomatics team you assist to manage on GIS requirements throughout all life-cycle stages in relation to large scale Utilities & Infrastructure projects.

Working in collaboration with the team, produce consistently high quality, error free maps and data for internal and external clients in support of wide ranging, fast paced projects, including land ownership, access, utility routing, and legal plans on time and within budget to maintain company standards

Working in collaboration with the team, obtain, manage and analyse data from range of sources including the Land Registry, Ordnance Survey, Environment Agency, Local Authorities and Utility companies to best inform our advice and service to clients

Take a proactive interest in one or more of the following and establish how this can be utilised for best company benefit through project efficiency and or additional service offerings to clients;


o MapThat

o Mobile Apps - Collector and Survey123

o Geoprocessing and Spatial Analysis

o Spatial Databases

Work independently on and manage projects and requests, ensuring requirements and objectives are met, building positive relationships and taking ownership of the standard of work.

Develop and maintain own knowledge and skills via company run and wider training and CPD and, if working towards professional qualification, take responsibility for own learning and progress, scheduling progress review meetings and maintaining an up to date record of activities.

Carry out work in compliance with relevant legal, regulatory, contractual and organisational requirements and policies.

Be commercially aware, maintain good records and requests to provide regular client updates and ensure accurate billing

Be able to accurately assess the time requirements of a request and be confident in advising clients and surveyors

You will be perfect for this role if you have...

  • A degree in GIS or a closely related subject such as Geography / Surveying / Land Management with a large GIS component
  • Practical GIS experience in processing, analysing and visualisation of spatial data
  • Experience of ESRI ArcGIS software for spatial data capture, management and analysis
  • Knowledge and experience of mobile and web applications including ArcGIS Enterprise or Online, Collector and Survey123; Geoserver and OpenLayers
  • Experience of database creation, maintenance and integration
  • Experience of strong map production background with attention to detail to ensure all outputs are to the highest standard
  • A familiarity with Land Registry, Ordnance Survey and other UK wide Geospatial datasets / sources
  • An enthusiastic approach and are a team player with a positive, 'can-do' attitude to work
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work on your own initiative, organising workloads to meet tight project deadlines

What's in it for you?

You will be joining a growing business with ambitious growth plans that encourages personal and professional development. You'll find the opportunities to further your career with a fantastic team.

In addition to the competitive salary & pension, we offer:

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Vitality Health Membership (Benefits include: access to discounted insurances, gym & fitness discounts, travel and wellness benefits)
  • 25 days annual holiday plus one day to celebrate your birthday
  • Access to the DM Academy to support your continuing professional growth
  • The Flexible Advantage Policy - allowing you to strike that all-important work/life balance
  • Regular One Team events calendar building our team and celebrating our achievements
  • Time for you to give back to our communities and raise money for good causes
  • Cycle to work scheme

A note from our Director:

'When it comes to delivering 2022, our appetite for success is no less ambitious. Our philosophy of being One Team reaches every part of the organisation. In short, we work hard to ensure everyone is included, knows where they fit in and how they contribute to our success.'

If this sounds like the role for you, then apply today!

Bicester, England, UK