Geospatial Specialist

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Here at Powerco, we’re busy keeping the lights on and gas flowing to more than 430,000 homes, businesses and organisations across the North Island. If you’re an experienced IT professional looking for your next challenge, it’s time to join the fast-paced, exciting company that powers NZ’s largest electricity distribution network.

Our Information Services department works as one team to provide technology-enabled business growth putting our customer’s energy future at the centre of everything we do. We are dynamic, skilled and passionate about helping Powerco transform to a digital utility.

The energy industry is on the verge of a radical transformation. The digitisation of energy systems, the uptake of battery, electric vehicle and PV technologies enabled by the capabilities of cloud computing and integrated IoT platforms are all radically changing the way energy is created, shared and managed.

This is where you come in. We are looking for an experienced Geospatial Specialist to join our GIS team who are responsible for delivering web mapping applications, geo-processing tools and geospatial analysis to meet the current and prospective needs of the business.

You will work with colleagues to understand requirements and provide suitable geospatial outputs utilizing the ESRI platform, incorporating automation where appropriate. Your passion for customer service enables you to support users in their understanding and use of geospatial methods and help them grow these capabilities. In addition, you help maintain, manage and monitor GIS databases, applications and services – keeping them available, reliable, secure and current.

You will have:

At least 5 years’ experience in GIS with proven experience in ESRI ArcGIS Desktop, Enterprise, Portal and field apps
Experience with ArcFM is desirable
Proven working knowledge with enterprise SDE databases and database management
Experience in FME Desktop and FME Server
Intermediate skills in Python and/or JavaScript and an understanding of APIs
A knowledge of Electrical and/or Gas Distribution Networks would be advantageous
If you are a motivated team player who can manage multiple tasks, work well under pressure and maintain effective relationships, we’d love you to join our team.

If this sounds like you, please get in touch, and let’s talk about how you can join us at Powerco.

Applications close: Friday 16 October 2020

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