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Cartographer / GIS Specialist Job in Kenya

Mumias Sugar Company Limited is the leading sugar manufacturer in Kenya.

To ensure that we remain competitive and sustainable in future, we are in the process of implementing our strategic plans we are seeking a talented individual to fill the position of:


Cartographer / GIS Specialist

Location: Mumias Town, Kenya

  • Collect field data, by use of a total station, download data to a form that can be used for plotting maps, and establishment of area
  • Plot field data using CAD/survey software’s
  • Verify the accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites
  • Direct or conduct surveys in order to establish legal boundaries for properties, based on legal deeds and titles
  • Plan and conduct ground surveys designed to establish baselines, elevations, and other geodetic measurements.
  • Search legal records, survey records, and land titles in order to obtain information about property boundaries in areas to be surveyed
  • Adjust surveying instruments in order to maintain their accuracy.
  • Engineering survey works
  • Make topographical surveys
  • Digitization of maps, road maps and other related Mumias zonal maps
  • Analyzing and evaluating mappable information;
  • Liaising with surveyors and designers;
  • Researching, selecting and evaluating map source data for use in the preparation or revision of maps and charts to various scales;
  • Keeping up to date with emerging specialist software
Preferred Requirements:
  • Higher National Diploma certificate in surveying and photogrametry
  • MS Office
  • Knowledge in use of Map info, Leica Geo tools, and ArcGIS software or any open source GIS software (Quantum GIS Map Winds knowledge will be an added advantage).
  • Ability to use a total station in surveying works
To apply for this position send your CV to quoting the position in the subject line. All applications should be received not later than 3rd February, 2012.

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Mumias Sugar Company Limited encourages teamwork and positive contribution from its employees and is an equal opportunity employer, guided by local laws and International Labour Organization conventions.

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