GIS Specialist

Ref No. BHN540006
Salary £20,000 - £23,000/annum
Location Havant, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


Our water sector client is seeking 2 permanent GIS Specialists based out of their Havant office.


Candidate strong with databases/drawings seeking GIS/AUTOCAD development

The Job

Our water sector client is seeking 2 permanent GIS Specialists based out of their Havant office.

You will be delivering a high level of customer service to internal departments, developers and contractors. Based in the GIS team, this is a development role and would be suit someone who is looking to develop or further their career in the water industry.


  • Visiting Construction Sites to survey the location of new and renewed water mains and produce 'as laid drawings' from the surveys.
  • Interpret and capture information, attribute and compile digital data to defined specifications, ensuring drawings are appropriate, checked and meet the excepted levels of technical quality.
  • Day to day administration, update and maintenance of geo-databases and other asset systems, investigation and resolution of issues, liaising, with internal stakeholders when required.
  • Maintain the integrity of the Geographic Information Systems, managing the data, supply and distribution of all information in support of Portsmouth Waters needs and objectives.
  • The manipulation and update of network records and asset databases, using Geographic Information Systems and other corporate systems.
  • Maintenance, update and distribution of external special datasets, to include the development of automated processes supporting data update and water treatment / distribution operations.
  • Investigation of datasets to recommend changes to improve data quality.
  • Carrying out quality checks, ensuring attributes are completed and correct documentation is provided.
  • Updating datasets, following business processes and procedures.
  • Continuous improvement of the delivery support process.
  • Support design team and production of multi-utility design plans for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Preparing data for project teams from initial stages through to completion, liaising with project teams and third parties to resolve issues.


  • Self-motivated with the ability to work efficiently, accurately and methodically along with a good attention to detail.
  • Good communication, verbal, written and numerate skills.
  • A proactive approach to Health and Safety.
  • Passionate about career development within the water industry and delivering excellent customer service
  • A driving licence would be desirable
  • Willing to develop skills in the areas of GIS and/or AutoCAD along with Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and the operation of specialist databases


  • Company pension scheme
  • 24-28 days annual leave dependant on company grade (additional holiday granted for years service)
  • Some hybrid working may be considered but the role will be based out of a Havant office
  • Professional support and development
  • Salary up to £23k/dependant on experience


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