Specialist CAD/GIS

Specialist CAD/GIS

Parsons International
5-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:Not Applicable/None
Job Description:
Specialist CAD/GIS
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Position Overview:
The Specialist CAD/GIS uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS), database, and spreadsheet software for GIS design, GIS mapping and analysis, database design and system development, and compilation and analysis of geographic data. May use three or more sets of data simultaneously, and may require programming in languages such as Visual Basic, HTML, Cold Fusion, Avenue, and AML.

  • Searches for and compiles field data based on project needs and specifications. Screens available data for relevance and applicability.

  • Designs GIS, database, and analytical processes. May include system development (e.g., tailoring hardware, software, and data configurations to meet project needs).

  • Designs and develops GIS automation processes for internal use. Modifies application code to customize automation processes.

  • Utilizes various spatial analysis methods (interpolation, modeling, etc.) to depict patterns and trends of geographic data.

  • Integrates hardware, software, and data. Assesses precision and accuracy of GIS data makes decisions regarding relevance to projects. May integrate non-GIS data with GIS applications, as appropriate.

  • Performs quality assurance on GIS data and processes.

  • May evaluate commercial GIS applications, and design and develop GIS applications for internal use and client deliverables.

  • Produces client deliverables in both hardcopy and digital format.

  • Provides guidance to GIS technicians assigned to project.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


  • Degree or Diploma in Geography, Engineering, or Civil CAD.

  • 5+ years of related experience.

  • Proficiency in GIS software applications and programming is required.

  • Proficiency in basic office automation software including MS-Word or MS-Excel.

  • Also requires a demonstrated proficiency in both written and oral communication skills and a working knowledge of industry practices.

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