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GIS Analyst - Longview, WA #4948101

Company: Weyerhaeuser

Date: 05/17/2018

Category: Computer / IT Services

City: Longview, WA

This position is part of the Western Timberlands Inventory & Planning team, which is responsible for forest inventory, harvest planning, mapping, and GIS data management for approximately 3.6 million acres in the Northwest. It is a full time, exempt position. The preferred location is Longview, Washington.

The successful candidate will be expected to manage the GIS data and provide direct support for forestry management activities, on approximately 600,000 acres. The position is in an office environment, but may entail some travel to field offices. The candidate must possess strong organizational and communication skills, be able to work in a team environment and individually with limited supervision. The candidate must also have the ability to adapt to changing priorities and learn new concepts and applications quickly.

Analysts work with Weyerhaeuser’s forestry GIS system (FMS) as well as Esri’s ArcGIS suite. Analysts must have a customer oriented ability to assist in providing efficient and effective problem identification and resolution.

Key Functions:

  • Answer GIS users’ questions, do triage on problems and keep users productive. This often includes mini-training/coaching sessions in person or online.
  • Support the maintenance and improvement of GIS spatial and tabular data accuracy.
  • Support Weyerhaeuser forestry GIS users in meeting expectations for accomplishment of silvicultural treatment activities and recording forest stand treatment information in GIS database.
  • Support Weyerhaeuser forestry GIS users on workflow and data management practice standardization.
  • Build and maintain a comprehensive understanding of Weyerhaeuser’s forestry GIS database structure, functionality, and design.
  • Be a champion for simplifying and standardizing data management processes, supporting connectivity of all Weyerhaeuser Timberlands systems.
  • Support Ad hoc requests for GIS spatial, database analysis, and mapping.
  • Collaborate with GIS end users and IT in support of functional improvement and data service.
  • Collaborate in testing improvements of Weyerhaeuser’s forestry GIS.
  • Support GPS, mobile maps, and web-GIS.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in GIS, Geography, Forestry, Natural Resources, or related field is required.
  • Proficiency with ArcGIS required.
  • Degree or Certificate in GIS preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years of field and/or GIS experience is preferred.
  • Familiarity with forestry is preferred.
  • Experience working with SQL or the Microsoft Office 2010 suite including Access is preferred.
  • Ability to travel to regional field offices. May involve limited overnight travel.
    About Weyerhaeuser
    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 difference.We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.

    /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 veterans./

Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction

Title: GIS Analyst

Location: WA-Longview

Requisition ID: 01012315

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