J.D. Irving Ltd seeking Woodlands GIS Lead

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05-22-2024 03:56 AM
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Job Description:

As the Woodlands GIS Lead you will work within Woodlands Division of J.D. Irving Ltd. to design, develop, support, and maintain critical GIS applications, data, and data products associated with forestry activities and forest planning. The successful candidate will play an important role in ongoing divisional digital transformation initiatives and will own key data and data products that are critical to the continued success of the Woodlands Division. Key to the success of the role will be the continued delivery and maintenance of timely and consistent, high-quality applications, spatial data, and data products.

Background

The Forest Planning and GIS Team within the Woodlands Division of J.D. Irving Ltd. is responsible for maintaining spatial information and applications to support sustainable forest management. J.D. Irving manages over 2.5 million hectares of freehold and Crown managed forest in Eastern Canada and the state of Maine. In recent years, J.D. Irving has undergone dramatic digital transformation. This transformation has allowed for resolution, connectivity, and timeliness of information previously unknown at such large spatial scales.

This digital transformation process will continue and even accelerate as we grow and leverage automation and everyday use of AI. Specifically, over the next five years, the team is working on a series of related initiatives to strengthen our forestry supply chain:

  • Migration of its GIS-based forestry and management data to the modern ESRI platform
  • Optimization of the design, development, and configuration of its spatial forest inventory (GIS) data and data processes.
  • Data and Analytical Platform for Real-Time Forestry Machine Data to Improve Forest Inventory and Growth & Yield Forecasts
  • Innovative Machine Based Solutions for Mobile Equipment Heads Up Display and Machine Based Remote Sensing
  • Increasing Data Analytics Capacity to Support Advanced Analytical Needs

Apply at the link below!

Company website: https://careers.jdirving.com/jobs/woodlands-gis-lead-36881

 

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