Vattenfall is one of Europe`s largest electricity generators and producers of heat. We operate in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Our strategy is to reduce emissions from power generation with a road map to achieving fossil free living within one generation.
We are looking for a Junior GIS Analyst, in our Business Area Wind, supporting Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind portfolio as well as other non-hydro Renewable activities.
Your job as a GIS Analyst:
Vattenfall uses GIS and other specialist software to support the screening, design, development, construction, operation and data management of wind farms. The Junior GIS Analyst, under the supervision of more experienced colleagues, will be carrying out this work for onshore and offshore wind projects in the UK, Denmark, Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands, as well as other renewable projects. You will be part of an international GIS team with most team members being geographically remote. Occasional travel to other locations is required.
Your main responsibilities as an Junior GIS Analyst:
Implement all work strictly according to internal GIS Procedures including metadata;
Your key tasks are to maintain project GIS Databases with new data creation or data import, while also providing mapping support, WebGIS upkeep and GIS analysis for all relevant projects using ESRI ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro;
Data management for incoming/outgoing GIS data. Liaise with consultants ensuring data is compliant with contract requirements;
Liaise with other Wind departments to support the design of the wind farm layout (wind turbines and associated infrastructure);
Contribute to increasing team efficiencies, such as GIS automation or bespoke tools, utilising Python scripting for example;
In the wider role actively participate in further development of GIS within Business Area Wind.
Your profile as a GIS Analyst:
Graduate qualified in geography, engineering, computing, or Earth science degree;
Experience using ESRI ArcGIS is essential;
An interest in renewable energy in general, and wind energy in particular;
Ability to produce high quality data and geographical outputs (static maps and WebGIS);
Ability to liaise with technical and environmental specialists;
Good analytical and problem solving skills;
Excellent record keeping with attention to detail and accuracy;
Experience using AGOL, CAD and ArcGIS Pro would be advantageous;
Experience using Python programming language would be advantageous;
Excellent computer and communication (English) skills is essential;
Good teamwork is essential.
The location of the position will be in either Hexham (UK), Amsterdam (NL) or Hamburg (DE), but occasional travel within northern Europe should be expected. If applying for the position please state clearly which location you are applying for.
We welcome your application including CV and cover letter, no later than April 19th.
Since Vattenfall is part of the Swedish critical infrastructure many of our positions are security classed. If this position is security classed the final candidates can be subject to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation
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