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ESRI Application Analyst

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

  • Posted on: October 17, 2020

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest products company. We are listed on the TSX and recognized for the seventh time, as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best Employers for Recent Graduates. Are you interested in working for a company that offers both a challenging work environment and a rewarding career path? We are a growing Company looking for talented people to be part of our team. Our Information Technology group, with locations in Quesnel and Vancouver BC has an opportunity for an:
ESRI Application Analyst

As part of the IT group, this role will provide support, analysis, and development assistance for all ESRI technology that supports the woodlands operations areas of the business.  The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of ESRI products and a broad understanding of GIS concepts, techniques, and best practices. Candidates should have demonstrated experience in maintaining Oracle ArcSDE databases, ArcGIS Portal, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Datastore. Candidates should have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and a willingness to troubleshoot technical issues.

You will be responsible for:

  • Identifying opportunities for improvement with our inventory management technologies and implementing them
  • Providing top tier technical support
  • Defining technical solutions to business challenges
  • Being a lead resource in projects implementing new technologies to support strategic initiatives
  • Integrating into a team of professionals motivated to use technology to give our organization a competitive advantage
  • Your specific technology responsibilities will include:
    • ArcSDE Database administration
      • User and Security management
      • Databases Tuning
      • Data loading
    • ArcGIS Enterprise Administration
      • Upgrades
      • User/Security management
      • Geoprocessing services
    • Setup, Manage, customizations of GIS Web Mapping applications based on ESRI’s Web app builder Developer
    • Python Automation
      • GIS automation workflows
      • GIS python/model builder toolboxes
    • Imagery data processing
      • Raster processing
      • Caching image services
    • Provide environmental field survey support
      • ArcGIS Collector
      • Survey123
      • ArcGIS Navigator

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Four-year university or technical institute degree in the field of computer science or engineering or equivalent work experience
  • Well-established organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detailed and proactive approach to work
  • Proficient skill in cartography as well as coordinate systems and projections
  • Proficient skill and experience with multi-user geodatabase workflows.
  • Advanced proficiency using ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop or ArcGIS Pro
  • Demonstrated programming experience using Python and SQL
  • Proficiency in geospatial and statistical methods and analysis
  • Demonstrated knowledge regarding best practices for cartographic design, metadata documentation, and projected coordinate systems
  • JavaScript experience is an advantage
  • Systems integration, interface design, data conversion and solution architecture

West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within and we are looking for individuals who are interested in a full-time, long-term career. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company.  We offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an outstanding pension plan.

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. is diversified in both products and geography with lumber, plywood, laminated veneer lumber, MDF, pulp and newsprint operations across Canada and the US.  We believe that people are our most valuable asset and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development.

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your cover letter and resume at www.westfraser.com/jobs click “apply now” in green at the top of the page.

For more information on West Fraser and our current opportunities, visit our website at: www.westfraser.com/jobs

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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