Expression of Interest: GIS Specialist

Requisition ID
Work Location
KW-Al Ahmadi
Department / Discipline
Geotechnical Engineering
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking expression of interest for Geographical Information System (GIS) Specialist for a Kuwait based project to provide technical support to assigned activities and scope of work is carried out without any significant HSE incidents. Wood’s reputation is enhanced by demonstrating commitment to raising HSE standards and proposing new initiatives or improvements to enhance HSE performance throughout Client.


Please note that at this stage, applications for this role are invited as an Expression of Interest (EOI) whilst opportunities are being fully determined.



Project Management Database (PMD)

  • Maintenance of the GIS PMD, uploading and QA/QC of data and reports to the systems
  • Coordinate with GIS developers on continued development and enhancement of Project Management Database (PMD)
  • Support GIS team in developing PMD functionality
  • Provide point of contact between GIS developers and Client IT team
  • Perform testing of the PMD
  • Provide PMD training and support to project staff
  • Use PMD to manage GIS data, analytical sample data, project documents and schedules

Field GIS/Site Surveying

  • Maintaining a field GPS unit and post-processing software
  • Supervising project team surveyors as required
  • Obtaining GPS points in the field when necessary
  • Collection of site data using mobile GIS (PDA / table PC)
  • Assisting project team to locate geographical locations in the field

Desktop GIS / ACAD

  • Provide project staff with mapping figures such as site location maps and aerial overlays
  • Perform geospatial calculations of distance, area, volume for project staff as required

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum 8 years post graduate experience
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the designation

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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