Forest Engineer, Pacific Forest Management - Forks, WA

Pacific Forest Management is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Forest Engineer. This position is responsible for planning & implementation of forest road projects including replacement and maintenance of stream crossing structures. The position requires a BS in Engineering & 2 years’ experience. The salary is negotiable DOE. This position also comes with paid holidays, paid time off, health insurance, dental insurance, retirement, life insurance and continuing education. I am attaching a full position description as well. Candidates should apply by sending a resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for questions, either email or call at (360) 374-8755. 

Purpose: As a member of the Forest Engineering team this position is responsible for gathering data, exploring options, and preparing designs and cost estimates for forest engineering projects. Works with a variety of clients to ensure their engineering needs are met.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum education is a BS degree in Forest Engineering, Civil Engineering, or closely related field. Six months’ experience in the field application of engineering skills.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to work independently in steep rugged terrain for extended periods of time in inclement weather conditions.
  • Travel to remote work stations in Oregon is required

Job Requirements

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Forest Engineering Lands Program Specialist, Idaho Dept. of Lands - Coeur d'Alene, ID

The Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) recruiting for a Forest Engineering Specialist to join a dynamic team of technical professionals to work on projects involving road layout and design, cost analyses for road location and surfacing alternatives, construction oversight, and environmental site evaluations.

Become part of an organization where you will work with dedicated people who are committed and skilled in managing and protecting Idaho’s natural resources.

The Idaho Department of Lands (IDL) believes in its employees and values stewardship, service, accountability and cohesiveness. Our goals emphasize our people and processes, financial stewardship, and customer focus.  We strive for a culture in which leadership equips, entrusts and expects employees to make decisions in fulfillment of our mission.  View our Strategic Plan here.

Under the direction of the Idaho State Board of Land Commissioners, IDL manages more than 2.4 million acres of state endowment trust land under a constitutional 

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Forester, Weyerhaeuser - Shady Cove, OR

Description

Our Southern Oregon operations has an opening for an experienced Forester.  The safe and efficient growing of commercial forests for harvest, in an environmentally and economically sound manner, is the core of this role.  This position based out of our office in Shady Cove and reports to the South Valley Area Manager (located near Eugene), with additional accountabilities to the Regional Forester for silvicultural activities in the area.  It is a full-time, exempt position.  Salary level is dependent on skills and experience.  

Primary responsibilities include site preparation (chemical/mechanical), regeneration, land exams, vegetation control (chemical/mechanical), stocking control, commercial thinning, fire protection and involvement in other related fields.

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M.S. or Ph.D. Assistantships in Forest Operations-Biomass Utilization - Northern Arizona Univ - Flagstaff, AZ

The Ecological Restoration Institute of Northern Arizona University (NAU) has openings for two (2) graduate research assistantships available immediately. We seek applications from highly-motivated individuals interested in pursuing PhD or MS graduate studies in Forest Operations and Biomass Utilization. The goal of our research projects are to facilitate successful implementation of forest restoration and fuel reduction thinning treatments through innovations in forest operations and biomass utilization. The successful candidates may begin their initial research work in the summer of 2018 before starting their program of graduate studies in the fall of 2018 at NAU. 

Research projects will focus on:

  • Analysis of thinning operations to restore and improve forest conditions such as reduced fire, insect and disease hazards, restored natural tree density, increased surface and groundwater yield, as well as improved wildlife habitat using various harvesting systems (conventional, cut-to-length, skyline, and helicopter);
  • Evaluation of technical and utilization strategies for increasing efficiencies in harvesting, processing, and transportation of small-diameter trees;
  • Economics and equipment options for recovery of forest residues (limbs, branches, and bole material) left at landings and on harvesting sites;
  • Marketing strategies and product diversifications that are targeted toward utilizing woody materials resulting from forest restoration and fuel reduction thinning treatments; and
  • Development of a forest products industry to support forest management practices in National Forests and other forestlands.

The graduate research assistantship will include an annual stipend ($24,000 for a PhD student or $18,000 for a MS student) for a full-time appointment plus tuition waivers and health benefits.

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M.S. and Ph.D. Assistantships in Forest Operations - Virginia Tech - Blacksburg, VA

The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech is searching for high quality M.S. or Ph.D.level graduate students to conduct research regarding forest operations Specifically, projects will focus on the effectiveness of water quality best management practices throughout the southeastern US. Students should have strong backgrounds and interest in applied forestry and field data collection. Positions are available beginning Fall Semester 2018. Interested students should contact Dr. Scott Barrett (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), Dr. Chad Bolding (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), or Dr. Mike Aust (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for more information. Prior to completing an online application, please email a resume with a brief statement of interest by February 28, 2018 for full consideration.

This full-time (20 hours per week) assistantship with stipend includes a waiver of academic-year tuition. In addition, Virginia Tech offers enhanced benefits to graduate students on assistantship by providing a partial subsidy for health insurance. Comprehensive and technology fees are the responsibility of the student.

Applications must be submitted to the Virginia Tech Graduate School: https://graduateschool.vt.edu/admissions/how-to-apply.html GRE scores are required.

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Senior Forest Engineer (Civil), Pacific Forest Management - Forks WA

Position: Senior Forest Engineer (Civil)
Home Office: Forks Washington
Salary Range: $5400 - $6400 per month
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Purpose: The Senior Forest Engineer will lead and direct the activities of the company’s Engineering Department. As a member of the management team, the Sr. Engineer is responsible for the planning and implementation of projects for this department, provides leadership and support for engineering staff, works with a variety of clients to identify solutions to forest engineering problems including fish passage design, forest road location, planning and maintenance; rock pit development and logging engineering. 

Minimum Qualifications

• Minimum education is a BS degree in Forest Engineering, Civil Engineering, or closely related field. Three years’ experience in the field application of engineering skills.
• Valid Driver’s License
• Proficient in Microsoft Office software

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Ph.D. Assistantship in Forest Operations, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

The Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech is searching for a Ph.D.-level graduate student to conduct research regarding forest operations and logging businesses. The student should have a strong background and interest in applied forestry, especially harvesting operations and extension programs. The student would begin in Fall Semester 2018. Interested students should contact Dr. Scott Barrett (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for more information.
 
This full-time (20 hours per week) assistantship with stipend includes a waiver of academic-year tuition. In addition, Virginia Tech offers enhanced benefits to graduate students on assistantship by providing a partial subsidy for health insurance. Comprehensive and technology fees are the responsibility of the student.
 
Applications must be submitted to the Virginia Tech Graduate School:  https://graduateschool.vt.edu/admissions/how-to-apply.html
GRE scores are required.
 
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