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Trainee GIS Technician

Are you looking for a role in the geospatial industry? If so, IIC Technologies currently has a variety of entry-level roles for budding GIS specialists on a number of existing and exciting new projects, using a variety of technologies and across different sectors. Projects include digital land mapping, nautical chart production and the production of other navigational products. No previous experience of these types of projects is necessary although basic GIS skills are expected.

For candidates with right aptitude and attitude we offer a comprehensive training package and a variety of career opportunities with both pay and personal development progression. If you are interested in becoming a member of a friendly and passionate team please check out the details below and send your CV to

Job Summary

IIC Technologies is a global provider of Geospatial solutions and services,  supporting governments worldwide through the provision of a wide range of specialist services. This includes the supply of mapping and charting products for situational awareness and to aid decision-making both on land and at sea. As part of our team you will work on a GIS Data Capture project which will involve some of the following:

  • GIS Digitisation using ArcGIS, Caris Base Editor, QGIS or other GIS software.
  • Interpretation of Satellite Imagery, aerial photography, bathymetric survey data, electronic navigational charts or other source imagery and data.
  • Preparing and analysing incoming source data.
  • Handling and interpretation of confidential information.
  • Creation and update of digital map databases and products.
  • Carrying out tasks required of the project, within the time restraints and to specification.
  • Quality checking of GIS data and products providing feedback to relevant operators.
  • Providing information on project/task status to your line manager, and completion of timesheets/MIS software, as required.
  • Production of work instructions or other documentation as required.
  • Helping to improve our current use and deployment of GIS technology to raise quality and efficiencies, including the introduction of new technologies.
  • General duties required by the project, including packaging, upload and despatch of products.
  • Participating fully in any training offered to ensure that knowledge remains current and relevant

We are looking to expand our current team with 10 new positions for several new projects and are looking for candidates to start as soon as possible.

You will be required to clear our Client's security clearance process, therefore we can only accept applications from individuals who are have resided in the UK continuously for the past 3 years. Due to the security classification of the data used on our projects you will be required to work at our York office. Unfortunately there is no option to work from home but we are very happy to discuss flexible working, including the possibility of reduced hours, flexible start and finish times.


Experience in GIS data capture for mapping projects would be beneficial. Knowledge of GIS systems and practical experience of their use would be an advantage, in particular ArcGIS.

Application deadline: 29/4/2022

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent