• Location


  • Sector:

    Highways & Transportation

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £18 - £19 per hour

  • Contact:

    Joanne Smith

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8972

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months +

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:



Our Client is an award winning privately owned Civil Engineering Consultancy, due to an increase in workload an opportunity has arisen for a GIS Technician to join their team in Stockport on a contract basis.

The post holder will assist with delivery of work programs, the work is fast paced and is multi-disciplined.

The general qualities we are looking for are as follows:

  • Assist with planning and project management a range of footway and carriageway maintenance schemes from patching to full reconstruction works
  • Use GIS software to update highway asset information; production of GIS Plans (land ownership, access, utility locations and legal plans)
  • Obtain and manage data from other sources including the Land Registry & Ordnance Survey
  • Check estimates and accuracy of accounts before payment
  • Budget monitoring capabilities
  • General Office duties

  • Highway and / or construction industry practices experience;
  • Experience of civil engineering infrastructure (footpaths, road layouts, road hierarchy, excavations, utility services, statutory undertakings, HSE, Chapter 8 etc)
  • QGIS – able to drill down using the application, import data, mapping, adding attributes (essential)
  • MS Excel (intermediary level competence)
  • Previously worked in office based roles (essential)
Working Mon - Fri 37 hrs
Post is office based – COVID working practices are in place and will be shared with candidates prior to attending face to face interview
3 month contract, possibly longer - immediate start.

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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