Research Engineer I  - Auburn University, AL

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Job Summary            

The Department of Biosystems Engineering at Auburn University is seeking candidates for a Research Engineer to assist with research related to logging productivity. *This is a two year limited term appointment. Continuation of employment is contingent upon availability of funds.*

Essential Functions  

Essential functions include, but are not limited to the following: Collect, manage, and analyze logging productivity and stand/log/tree data in sometimes arduous field conditions; prepare technical reports that include statistical comparisons, technical graphics, and detailed descriptions of methods; ability to work in and around heavy equipment safely; develop specs for, calibrate, install, and maintain electronic data collection instrumentation; and perform other duties as assigned.

Education Level          

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study            

Forest Engineering, Biosystems Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, or other closely related engineering field.

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Transportation Supervisor - Weyerhaeuser - Lebanon, OR

Our Oregon Trucking team has an opening for a Transportation Supervisor, with office based in Lebanon, Oregon. This is a full-time, exempt position, reporting to the Oregon Trucking Manager with salary level dependent on skills and experience. This role is responsible for management of the employees and functions associated with the Mid-Valley trucking operations, dispatch, maintenance, and drivers. Additionally, the position provides oversite of contract companies.

Key Functions

  • Monitor safety, environmental impacts and trucking costs for contractors and company employees.
  • Lead safety meetings; perform pre-work safety inspections & follow-up as needed; actively participate in unit safety/health programs.
  • Demonstrate, role model, coordinate training on company safety policies and safe work practices.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable regulations and standards -- Weyerhaeuser, federal, state and local.
  • Apply leadership skills in managing company crews on a daily basis – evaluating and holding individuals accountable to job performance expectations.
  • Adhere to labor relations principles, working with employees and union leadership to pro-actively resolve issues and grievances related to collective bargaining agreements.
  • Coordinate with other forest management operations within the organization.
  • Fill in for other members of the trucking leadership team during times of their absence.
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Asst Prof / Post Doc - Forest Ecology and Restoration - Ohio State Univ.

Open Rank Early Career Position in Forest Ecology and Restoration (Assistant Professor or Post-doctoral Fellow)

The successful candidate will develop a research and teaching program with an emphasis on the ecology and restoration of forest ecosystems. The essence of the position is the discovery and sharing of new knowledge concerning the ecological basis for forest ecosystem restoration. For applicants appointed as an Assistant Professor this will be a 50% Research, 50% Teaching; full-time, tenure-track, 9-month appointment.

The School of Environment and Natural Resources is committed to addressing the lack of gender, racial and ethnic diversity in forestry and restoration science. As a result, we are particularly interested in applications from individuals with diverse life experiences and whose research demonstrates evidence of engaged, field-based scholarship with diverse forest restoration stakeholders. This could include research that addresses forest management and restoration issues affecting and prioritized by women, indigenous people, and marginalized minorities. Examples could include, but are not limited to, research on traditional ecological knowledge or ethnobotany in forest restoration; using forest restoration to enhance the economic and social well-being of under-privileged communities; the role of indigenous people in structuring reference conditions for forest restoration.

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Forest Engineer - Hancock - Medford/Roseburg, OR

Job Announcement Link:  Forest Engineer:

General Directive:  Planning, coordinating, supervising, and implementing forest management projects and programs in a team environment.  

Location: Central to Medford and Roseburg, OR


  • Required to develop and maintain relationships with regulatory agencies, concerned stake holders, HFM staff, and HTRG staff
  • Assist other staff in harvest operations, silviculture, transportations systems, and land management


  • Road layout, road construction, road maintenance, contracting, and administration
  • Development of annual property budgets and forecasts
  • Stewardship and SFI compliance
  • Stewardship of people, including development, implementation, and leadership in support of the HFM safety principles
  • Support HNRG groups such as Acquisitions, Client Account Group, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A bachelor’s degree in Forest Engineering preferred, forestry or other related field will be considered
  • Strong organizational skills
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