daa requires a Spatial Data Systems Manager


daa’s principal activities include the operation and management of Dublin and Cork airports and global airport retailing through our subsidiary ARI.

The company is State-owned and headquartered at Dublin Airport. Group turnover in 2014 was €564 million.

daa is now recruiting for the position of Spatial Data Systems Manager, working within the Asset Management team, this role will support Dublin Airport Asset Care, Operations and Planning with spatial data management and analysis, cartography and related GIS activities.

The post holder will lead and coordinate the development of CAD integration into GIS with a future development of BIM as asset information data maturity develops. The role holder will work with project delivery teams and information system managers to integrate spatial data with transactional CMMS work management, financial, customer and time stamping to develop a fully integrated Asset Information Management System.

We welcome candidates of all backgrounds and experiences and do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, disability or any other protected category.

Please apply by 12.00 on Wednesday 16th  March by clicking on the “apply for this job” button below. Note you will firstly need to create a short online profile by clicking “create with on-line form”. You will then be able to apply by uploading your CV or daa application form from your computer.


 Qualification in GIS/BIM or Geography or similar

 Minimum of two years’ geospatial data management experience

 High proficiency in AutoCAD and experience in GIS

 Working knowledge of BIM

 A good understanding of civil, mechanical and electrical engineering

 Familiar with CAD standards, codes of practice, and document control

 Demonstrable capability in managing large volumes of spatial data from a variety of sources and

high proficiency in master data control

 Experience of integrating master data with transactional data to develop reports

 Track record of developing GIS data specifications, standards and procedures

 Committed to daa values

Key responsibilities:

 Develop data specifications and standards to ensure consistent creation of spatial data

 Develop Dublin Airport client based CAD master drawings

 Act as single point of contact between Project Delivery service providers and Dublin Airport for CAD


 Reviewing of submitted drawings for quality and completeness and extraction of the necessary

information required for integration into master drawings

 Develop and maintain a GIS database ensuring data integrity, quality and auditability

 Quality assure data before translations between CAD and GIS

 Integration of transactional asset related data from other corporate databases into GIS (financial,

work, permits, condition, performance, levels, energy etc.)

 Production of drawing registers and maintenance of in-house drawing document control systems

 Liaising with other team members – planners, engineers, architects, management, administration –

as necessary

 Liaising with External Consultants as required

 Issue drawings, documents and reports

 Undertake regular reviews of spatial data standards, procedures and quality

 Documenting and communicating CAD / GIS / BIM standards for project work

 Communicate early and effectively to Project Delivery (Designers and Project Managers) on data

standards and client requirements for project delivery

 Sample and validate data on sites to assess project delivery data quality for continuous

improvement activities

 Represent the Asset Management team on asset information related issues


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