Civil Engineer / Forester - BLM, Tillimook, OR


The incumbent will serve as a forest engineer in the Tillamook Field Office. The forest engineer may be required to perform as project manager for teams of other forest engineers, engineers, or foresters involved in routine forest engineering, engineering, or forest management work. Work involves design, survey, preparation and administration of construction, service, supply contracts, forest sale planning, and forest timber sale preparation and administration, and road right-of-way assignments. The forest engineer serves as a workgroup member for the engineering and forest planning and timber sale preparation team. He/she performs work with sale planning and layout, logging systems, road layout, road condition assessments for engineering packages, long-range forest management planning, and interdisciplinary team (IDT)/Environmental Assessment(EA)work for either the timber or engineering departments. Prepares and updates Transportation Management Objectives(TMOs)and maintains road inventory records in the Facility Asset Management System (FAMMS). He/she will also be involved with an extensive Reciprocal Right of Way(RROW)program associated with timber sale implementation and requests from our RROW partners.

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Research Engineer - USFS, Auburn, AL

This Research Engineer position is located at the G.W. Andrews Forestry Sciences Lab on the Forest Operations Research Work Unit of the Southern Research Station in Auburn, Alabama. The Forest Operations Research Work Unit’s mission is ‘to provide the science and technology necessary for economically and ecologically viable forest operations for sustainable forest management’.  The Unit operates under the broader Science Area of Forest Values, Uses and Policies within the Southern Research Station.

The incumbent for this position will initiate and conduct basic and applied research activities in support of the Forest Operations Research Work Unit.

Candidates being considered for this research position should provide a list of publications for which you have been an author, co-author, or contributor. If providing curriculum vitae, please incorporate all resume requirements identified in the REQUIRED DOCUMENTS section of this announcement, or submit a supplemental resume which includes all information required in addition to the curriculum vitae.

This is a research position and is classified under the scientist career plan. Research scientists have open-ended promotion potential. Research accomplishments and their impact on the duties and responsibilities of positions are evaluated periodically. The grade level is limited only by the individual's demonstrated ability to perform research of recognized importance to science and technology. Final grade level may be determined by a peer review panel.

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