Society of American Foresters

Northwest Regions

Forest Engineer

Springfield Area, office in Springfield, Oregon

Our Southern Oregon Region has an opening for a Forest Engineer within our Springfield operating team, located in Springfield, Oregon. This is a full-time, exempt position, reporting to the Springfield Area Manager with salary level dependent on skills and experience. This role will also be expected to flow to work to support other business needs in the Southern Oregon operating areas. This position is responsible for the planning and management of field engineering activities. In addition, it requires active involvement in the planning of road construction and road maintenance activities and will be involved in harvest scheduling and harvest planning.

The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in the Integrated Skills Development Process (ISDP). The objective of ISDP is to provide for a structured process for individual development matching business skill set needs and cross-training in the areas of forestry, engineering, land use, and harvesting.

Key Functions:

Employ engineering skills in the planning and field implementation of road layout, road construction, road maintenance, cable/ground-logging systems, and harvest unit layout.
Ensure compliance with state and federal wildlife, water and forest practice rules/statutes.
Full participation in the management of expense and capital budgets.
Appropriate level of participation in negotiating, preparing, and administering contracts.
Act as company representative with landowners, government agencies, and community representatives.
Strong advocate for safety within the team and throughout the operation for company and contractor activities.
Ensure compliance with state and federal safety statutes, environmental requirements and Weyerhaeuser resource and stewardship goals.

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