ESRI Application Analyst


Date Posted: October 16, 2020

Job Location: Quesnel

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: 1250 Brownmiller Road, Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada V2J 6P5

Job Description

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

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

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
  • 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
  • Advanced proficiency using ESRI ArcGIS for Desktop or ArcGIS
  • Demonstrated programming experience using Python and SQL
  • Proficiency in geospatial and statistical methods and
  • 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

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your
cover letter and resume at
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:

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

Job Conditions

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English

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