Lead GIS Specialist


CQG Consulting


Rockhampton, Queensland



The Role:

CQG Consulting is looking for an experienced GIS Lead to drive technology and deliver spatial data management for our clients and our business. Key to the success of this role is to build on the experience and reputation CQG's GIS team has established and to work with our UAV/USV team, environmental scientists and planners to ensure CQG remains in the forefront of providing reliable, accurate data to inform sustainable development and operational decisions.

CQG Consulting

Join one of Queensland's leading consulting firms and enjoy the enviable lifestyle of living in a region where the sun shines, the bush and beach are nearby, people are friendly and where you will have the opportunity to learn new skills and work on some amazing projects. Established over 20 years ago, CQG is a Queensland owned company with offices across the State. Our team is actively involved in the majority of major infrastructure development projects in regional Queensland, providing environmental, planning, stakeholder engagement, sustainability advice and GIS data management services to these projects and to existing industries. We have an excellent reputation as being the go to group for practical, timely, reliable solutions that are tailored to our clients' needs with the objective to protect environmental, cultural and social values. Check out comments made by our clients to get an insight into what makes us tick Testimonials - CQG Consulting (cqgroup.com.au).

CQG proudly works closely with First Nation groups across Queensland to deliver projects, including Tunuba, a Supply Nation business our owners established with the Darumbal People in 2019.

Try a sea change and join our team of smart professionals who are passionate about their work and the communities in which they live and play.

You will be responsible for:

  • Leading the expansion of services and growth into new markets leveraging off our established customer base.
  • Maintaining existing spatial services contracts, coordination of fieldwork and responsibility for timely outputs e.g. including mapping, mining berm analysis, photogrammetry using unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), Bathymetric/Water monitoring using unmanned surface vessel (USV).
  • Geospatial data analysis utilising GIS software and spatial analysis tools to manipulate, analyse, and visualise geospatial data sets e.g. volumetric analysis and cut fill calculations for civil works; .
  • Coordinating the management of geospatial data obtained from various sources, including but not limited to client data, internal Survey123 field data, ensuring data accuracy, completeness, and quality.
  • Collaborating and maintaining strong relationships with a broader team of professionals to create spatial outputs including high quality mapping for internal and external customers.
  • Identifying GIS industry trends, communicating changes or new technologies, proposing of initiatives for improvements and potential new services; and.
  • Providing leadership for the GIS system and advocate for its efficient use throughout the organisation.

Essential Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in GIS, spatial analysis or equivalent practical experience.
  • At least seven years prior experience in the geospatial industry including engagement with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong experience in geospatial data analysis, spatial modelling, and ArcGIS software suite (ESRI suite of products - ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online).
  • Exceptional communication, documentation, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated time management, data management and organisational skills.
  • Proactive in approach and ability to take initiative to put forward solutions.
  • Passionate about learning, professional development and seeking out new technologies and opportunities; and.
  • Strong commitment to data and document management backed with solid practical experience.

Desirable Experience

  • Experience with ArcGIS Survey123.
  • Working in cloud environment using Microsoft 365 and Sharepoint.
  • Experience with the AutoCAD drafting package.
  • Working in a consulting environment.
  • Experience with data collection, operations and analysis using UAV/USV; and.
  • Field experience in surveying.

You must have experience working in Australia, ideally in a regional area, have a current driver's licence, and be willing to participate in a Work Fit assessment prior to commencing with CQG.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free and safety is our number one priority.


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