GIS Analyst


Date Posted: July 05, 2024

Job Location: Timmins

Job Number: 9057

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Interfor



Address: 267 McChesney Rd, Timmins, Ontario, Canada P4N 7C3

Job Description

When you join our team as a Business Systems Analyst, and as a member of the Forestry Information Technology Group, you will be responsible for the management and integrity of the Enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS) data. You will also support forestry operations through day-to-day tasks involving analysis, design, and development.

What You’ll Do

- Administer Interfor’s Organization with regards to Enterprise GIS and ArcGIS Online.
- Provide client service, support, and training to users regarding GIS/GPS and Citrix technology;
- Track service requests and incidents using Interfor’s Incident Management Tool.
- Analyze, design, develop, and maintain mobile applications, surveys, and dashboards to support field operations.
- Design, develop, and maintain custom applications for the purpose of data analysis and reporting.
- Maintain Interfor’s roads network dataset for the purpose of performing routing analysis in support of calculating haul distances and cycle times from harvest blocks to mills.
- Maintain Interfor’s mosaic datasets containing imagery and LiDAR-derived raster products.
- Assist with the periodic and annual updates of data within Interfor’s Enterprise GIS.
- Develop training material specific to Interfor on the use of GIS software.
- Support members of the Forestry IT group by performing some of their duties during their absence.
- Collaborate with the Woodlands Teams in continuous improvement initiatives to support Interfor’s forestry operations.
- Perform a technology watch to stay on top of best practices and trends.

What You Offer

- Degree or Diploma in Forestry or GIS (or equivalent experience)
- 3-5 years of relevant experience in Forestry
- GIS and remote sensing techniques
- Automating data processing tasks using program scripting languages (Python, Transact-SQL)
- Relational Database Management Systems (SQL server)
- ESRI Suite
- Proficient in English (French is an asset)
- Analytic, sound judgment, and problem-solving skills
- Creative and innovative
- Initiative, independence, ability to adapt to an operational environment
- Build solid relationships in an environment focused on teamwork and collaboration
- Professionalism and integrity

Job Conditions

  • Minimum experience: 2 to 5 years
  • Minimum educational level: Certificate/Diploma from a College or CEGEP
  • Language: English

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