GIS Technician

  • Location:

    Penrith, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Network Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £40001 per annum

  • Contact:

    Erin McGinn

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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GIS Technician - £40,000 - 90% remote - Penrith

Role - GIS Technician

Location - Penrith

Salary - £40,000

We are currently on the hunt for a GIS Technician to join a brand-new team being built in the Penrith area for an exciting telecommunications company.

Since their launch a few years ago, they have been growing at an expediential rate and they are now in the process of building a brand-new office and as a result have a significant number of vacancies, one of which is GIS Technician. With this hiring spree and the new office comes the chance to be a part of the framework for this company as well as becoming an integral part of their development in the fibre broadband game in the North of England.

The role

As GIS Technician, you will be the business lead for updating and maintaining the information held on our GIS business systems as well as maintaining and updating the premise data (pointer data) set used by the company in the build of its telecoms network.


With this role, you will be working mostly remote only being required to the office 1-2 times every few weeks. Anyone living within commutable distance of Penrith is eligible for this role.


  • Resolving issues that arise between different data layers and opposing co-ordinate systems across the applications utilised in the business
  • Liaising with external 3rd party technical resources to resolve any GIS compatibility issues
  • Work collaboratively with contractor partners to ensure that the data is being accurately reported to the Roads Authority all works in the public highway
  • Producing survey maps to support the survey team, checking subsequent survey packs for completeness and alignment with the Network Plan.
  • Publishing online maps and data which can be viewed and shared within the organisation or with the public.
  • Survey areas that have incomplete or missing GIS or Telecoms Physical Infrastructure data
  • Capturing asset data using a combination of paper-based mapping and tablets with ESRI ArcGIS software.


  • Significant experience in this or a similar role
  • Must have practical knowledge of interactive web-based GIS and/or enterprise GIS technologies.
  • An understanding of Fibre Optics in a Telecoms environment would be a bonus
  • Surveying or field-based data capture experience of any kind would be ideal

Do you have experience in this role or a similar role in the Utilities / Construction / Gas Industry sector? Are you wanting to climb the next rung in the career ladder? This could be for you then!

Role - GIS Technician

Location - Penrith

Salary - £40,000

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