GIS/Data Systems Manager

Mill Operations

Date Posted: April 07, 2021

Job Location: Grande Prairie

Job Number: 01016088

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited


Address: 12 km South on Resources Road Postal Bag 1020 Ste B, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada T8V 3A9

Job Description

At Weyerhaeuser, our focus is as much
on building our people as building our business. We are committed
to creating an environment where individuals can flourish,
diversities encouraged, and communities supported. We are one of
the premier integrated forest products organizations in the world.
At Weyerhaeuser, we are always looking for people who can
contribute, grow, think, and create!  Our associates are the
real reason we have been in business for over 120 years. Their
skill and ingenuity have made Weyerhaeuser one of the largest and
premium timber, land, and forest products company in the world.

Learn more
about Weyerhaeuser and about working with us

Weyerhaeuser Company Limited’s Grande
Prairie, Alberta Timberlands operation is seeking a well-qualified,
experienced Data Systems Manager for our Timberlands

As part of the Timberlands Team, you
will cooperatively work with all departments to develop and manage
solutions based on customer’s needs.  These outcomes will
improve the business by tracking and reporting key business metrics
that will improve the simplification, accuracy and data generation
which will help drive business improvements. You will need to
manage multiple data bases to ensure data integrity and to get
required information to various customers. You will work with and
influence multiple external consultants and providers to deliver
business solutions.  You will be responsible to ensure timely
and accurate transfer and updates of both Spatial and tabular


Experience and

  • GIS Degree / Diploma
  • Forestry / Environmental Sciences Degree / Diploma
  • Operational Forestry experience would be a definite asset.


  • Proficient with ArcGIS Desktop: Creation/maintenance of
    geodatabases, map creation/automation, advanced data editing
    skills, Spatial Analyst, Network Analyst
  • Experience with WebGIS (ArcGIS Online/ArcGIS Portal),
    supporting mobile data collection workflows (Collector, Survey123,
    Field Maps)
  • Experience with GIS Process Automation: Model Builder/Python
  • Experience working with relational database management

Proven Ability to /
Demonstrated Examples of:

  • Great interpersonal and communication skills: ability to
    communicate technical topics to non-technical audiences.
  • Working well with people
  • Engage Customers, understand their needs, develop solutions to
    ensure a great outcome.
  • Desire continuous learning / development
  • Ability to see the big picture and understand how the multiple
    parts fit together.
  • Being Innovative
  • Break down complex problems and find solutions.
  • Drive continuous improvement.
  • Simplification of systems and processes
  • Utilize technology to create solutions.
  • Breaking down barriers between groups and processes
  • Ability to integrate data systems into forestry operations
    (plng, silv, ops)
  • Ability to analyze data, trending, understanding and develop
  • Manage large and varied databases.
  • Thrive in a fast passed environment with conflicting



We sustainably manage forests and
manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re
serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of
what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North
America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for
smart, talented people who are passionate about making a

We know you have a choice
in your career. We want you to choose us. Visit to learn more about us!



We believe trees are a remarkable
resource that can and should be managed responsibly to make a range
of products that meet human needs, while also
providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and other important
ecosystem benefits. 

For more than a century, we
have been taking care of forests to make life better.


Weyerhaeuser is an equal
opportunity employer.  We are committed to taking affirmative
action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities,
qualified individuals with disabilities and protected


Job Conditions

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

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