Yoder Hook Tender - Weyerhaeuser - Coos Bay, OR

Weyerhaeuser’s Coos Bay Timberlands operation based out of Coos Bay, OR, has an opening for a Yoder Hook Tender. We are seeking an individual who desires to work safely in a market-focused logging environment.  This is a full-time hourly position. Hourly employees at this operation are represented by the IAM-AW Union. Benefits (in accordance with the current Labor Agreement) include Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k plans, vacation, and holidays. Base rate of pay is $29.75/hour.  

http://weyer.jobs/15725

Key Functions:
The successful candidate for this position must be competent/qualified in the following, and possess leadership skills:

  • Must be able to fulfill the responsibilities of coordinating the yoder logging operation.
  • Additionally, must be capable of performing all hook tender responsibilities and have the ability to safely and competently operate the tailhold cat on various slopes and soils.-Must have knowledge on equipment inspections and able to perform basic maintenance. 
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Senior Area Manager(s), Hancock Forest Management - Coos Bay and Roseburg, OR

This position will manage all operations of an area.  Responsible for all senior level operations assignments including, silviculture, harvesting, transportation systems, land use, outreach, and stakeholder interactions.  The individual is expected to exhibit qualities, skills, leadership attributes, teamwork, etc. over and above that required of an area manager.

LINK:  Manulife and John Hancock Careers - Workday (myworkdayjobs.com)

Scope:

  • Encompasses approximately 150,000 acres
  • Required to develop and maintain relationships with regulatory agencies, concerned stake holders, HFM staff, and HTRG staff
  • Lead staff in forest management operations, including harvest operations, silviculture, road construction and maintenance, and land management
  • Knowledgeable in all areas of asset management to include but not limited to; harvest operations, road construction and maintenance, silviculture prescriptions, budget preparation, stakeholder interaction, negotiation, scaling practices, surveying, wildlife initiatives, road use agreements, forest health asset protection, technical services like GIS and inventory, cruising, etc.

Duties

  • Manage and lead area personnel, build core competencies of the team
  • Lead all area operations
  • Develop annual property budgets and forecasts
  • Stewardship and SFI compliance
  • Stewardship of people, including development, implementation, and leadership in support of the HFM safety principles 
  • Perform basic mapping tasks with ArcMap and inventory updating
  • Support HNRG groups such as Acquisitions, Client Account Group, etc.
  • Recruitment, hiring and development of new employees
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • BS degree in Forest Management, Forest Engineering, or related field; advanced forestry and/or engineering degrees highly preferred.
  • Fully developed skill sets across all forestry disciplines
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Forest Engineer(s), Hancock Forest Management - Medford and Roseburg, OR

General Directive: Primary responsibilities for this position will be road layout, road maintenance, planning, budgeting, permitting, contract supervision, and BLM reciprocal right-of-way agreements.  Other duties as assigned. 

LINK:  Manulife and John Hancock Careers - Workday (myworkdayjobs.com)

Scope:

  • 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 

Duties

  • 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 

Requirements:

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

  • Strong organizational skills

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Ph.D. Assistantship in Forest Operations - Virginia Tech

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, harvesting system evaluation, woody biomass processing and transportation efficiency, and environmental impacts. Specifically, the project focuses on advancing the biomass and bioproducts industries by improving feedstock production and harvesting logistics in the Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. The funded project involves a collaboration between Virginia Tech, West Virginia University, Penn State University, the State University of New York, the USDA Forest Service, and the US Department of Energy. Interested students should have completed a Master’s degree (MS or MF) and have a strong background and interest in applied forestry, field data collection, analysis, and reporting. The position is available beginning Summer 2021 (6/21) but Fall Semester 2021 (8/21) applicants will be considered. Interested students should contact Dr. Chad Bolding (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 outlining qualifications with a brief statement of interest. GRE scores are required.

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Research Engineer I  - Auburn University, AL

For more information contact Tim McDonald: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Description
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.

https://weyerhaeuser.taleo.net/careersection/10000/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=01015455

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.

More information can be found at: https://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/104218