Kenya Power Geographic Information System (GIS) Expert/ Engineer Jobs

Kenya Power Geographic Information System (GIS) Expert/ Engineer Jobs

Job Description

Reporting to Senior GIS Expert, FDB, the GIS Expert will be responsible for collecting, analysing and distributing Geospatial information relevant; maintenance of geospatial data management; timely availability of digitized drawings and GIS information; system operation efficiency and efficient network development; providing support and expertise in the development of the Company’s GIS capabilities to meet strategic objectives.

The key tasks & duties for the position include;

  • Extract geographic data from satellite imagery, aerial photography and field reconnaissance.

  • Create geographic data and compiling them into maps.

  • Create and maintain multiple geospatial databases.

  • Draw, scribe, digitize and scan cultural, topographic, hydrographic and/or other features on overlay/scribing surfaces or in digital formats.

  • Provide geospatial information to infrastructure development and maintenance Engineers for use in network operations and maintenance.

  • Data base management for the storage of aerial photographs, maps, digital data bases and collateral source materials

  • Perform digital manipulation of topographic information by querying, viewing, evaluating and downloading digital data.

  • Assist users in formulating Geographic Information Systems (GIS) requirements or understanding the implications of alternatives.

  • Design, program, or model Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications or procedures.

  • Develop specialized computer software routines, internet-based Geographic Information Systems (GIS) databases, or business applications to customize geographic information.

  • Provide technical expertise in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to clients or users.

  • Develop computer programming, data analysis, or software development for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications, including the maintenance of existing systems or research and development for future enhancements.

    Job Specifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
    in Engineering, GIS, Geospatial Science, or a related field.

  • Five (5) years working experience in GIS which two (2) must be in design, development, deployment and support of ArcGIS solutions.

  • Pertinent certificates in fields such as in ArcGIS, data science, spatial analytics, data transformation using BIMs, as well as proficiency in programming languages like Python, R, and JavaScript will be an added advantage

  • Proven experience working with ArcGIS software and geospatial data management.

  • Ability to create, edit, and analyze Geospatial data.

  • Experience with Geodatabase design and management.

  • Experience with ArcGIS Enterprise setup, configuration and administration.

  • Understanding of Cartographic principles and map design.

  • Knowledge of remote sensing techniques and satellite imagery analysis.

  • Familiarity with Global Positioning System (GPS) technology and data collection.

  • Knowledge of scripting languages.

  • Expertise in spatial data manipulation, transformation, and projection

    Key Competencies

  • Technical Certifications, Geospatial data management and IT skills.

  • Problem-Solving skills

  • Project Management skills

  • Team building skills

  • Analytical thinker

  • Creativity and innovation

  • Communication and Negotiation Skills

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Power Geographic Information System (GIS) Expert/ Engineer Jobs

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