M.S. Assistantship in Forest Engineering/Operations - Oregon State - Corvallis, OR

The Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management at Oregon State University is seeking a qualified and highly motivated M.S. graduate student to conduct research in forest engineering and operations. The research project focuses on safety in logging operations in traditional cable logging as well as advancing understanding of newer harvesting technology in steep slopes such as tether-assist harvesters. In order to be successful, the student will need to develop a good understanding on how these systems work, focusing on their mechanics and/or worker safety. The student should have strong math and analytical skills, interest in subjects related to forest operations and a willingness to take safety training for conducting outdoor fieldwork. Research will require field data collection and spending time in the forest.

The position is available beginning fall term 2018. Interested students should contact Dr. Francisca Belart (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with a CV; please include past coursework completed and a statement in your research interests. This position is a full-time (20-hr per week) graduate research assistantship that includes a stipend and tuition waiver for a 2-year academic program.

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Log Sales Manager, Weyerhaeuser - Springfield, OR

General Information:This role reports to the Oregon Marketing Team Leader and is a key part of the team providing log sales and marketing functions for Western Timberlands operations.  This full-time, salaried exempt position is based out of the Springfield, Oregon location.

Key Functions:

  • Strong advocate for safety within the team and in the field
  • Manage domestic log sales accounts from Corvallis to Roseburg Oregon
  • Management includes customer relations, credit accounts and associated payments, product quality and product deliveries
  • Monitor market conditions, including inventories and pricing
  • Coordinate offerings of timber sales w/ mills, customers, and operating teams. Ensure there is effective cruising, bidding, allocation, cut out analysis and sale completion
  • Prepare and communicate to operations unit cutting and sorting instructions based on designated customer base
  • Field check harvest units in 12-month planning cycle and update inventory for volume and sort accuracy in planning model
  • Prepare monthly allocation update of volume from the operating areas to internal and external customers
  • Support value optimization function for the assigned operating area related to unit/log merchandizing enhancements
  • Effectively communicate and present key customer and supply chain information to the operating teams

 

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Forest Engineer, Rayonier - Hoquiam, WA

This position requires the understanding of harvest unit layout, logging road design, and fish passage culvert design. Fundamental understanding of road maintenance. Familiar with the Washington Forest Practice Act. Basic knowledge of land surveying law and procedures.  SFI compliance protecting water quality and soils, wildlife, to ensure long term forest productivity, aesthetics, and compliance with all forest practice laws relative to timber harvest, and road construction and maintenance.  

Required Qualifications

  • BS Degree in forest engineering, or related field or equivalent experience
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong analytical skills, with a working knowledge of GIS, Roadeng, and basic Windows programs such as Excel and Word
  • A strong commitment to safety

Apply online at http://www.rayonier.com/Careers.aspx by 7/31/18

Rayonier is committed to maintaining a drug free work environment that promotes diversity and is free of discrimination.

 

 

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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