Kenya Power Geographic Information System Engineer Job

Kenya Power Geographic Information System Engineer Job

Geographic Information System Engineer Job, Current Engineer Jobs In Kenya,

Job Ref: HR: KP1/5B.2/1/3/1228

Reporting to the Senior GIS Expert, FDB, the GIS Expert will be responsible for collecting, analyzing, and distributing Geospatial information; 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.

Key Responsibilities

  •  Extract geographic data from satellite imagery, aerial photography, and field reconnaissance.
  •  Create geographic data and compile 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.
  •  Database management for the storage of aerial photographs, maps, digital databases, 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 of working experience in GIS two (2) must be in the design, development, deployment, and support of ArcGIS solutions.
  •  Pertinent certificates in fields such as ArcGIS, data science, spatial analytics, and 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

Interested persons should submit their applications online by visiting the Kenya Power website at Attach detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of Academic and Professional Certificates, and other testimonials. Please note that we may use this information to conduct background verification during the recruitment process. Quote the title of the position you are applying for and include your mobile telephone contact, and email addresses to be received no later than Tuesday, 21st November 2023.

Only candidates offered employment shall be expected to present the following clearance certificates;

  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Valid Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  • Current Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
  • Current Report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)