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Forest Engineer (Coos Bay, OR) [01008083]

Company Name:
Weyerhaeuser
To apply directly to this
position
, please visit www.wy.com/careers and search for
job
number 8083 or follow this link: http://bit.ly/8083FE.
This role reports to the Coos Bay Operations Team Leader and is a part of the team providing planning and management of activities across the Coos Bay Forest Area, based out of Dellwood, OR. This is a full-time, exempt position, with salary level dependent on skills and experience.

This position is responsible for the planning and management of field engineering activities. In addition, it requires active involvement in road construction and road maintenance activities, and will also be involved in harvest layout, scheduling and harvest planning. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the Integrated Skills Development Process (ISDP) which provides for a structured process for individual development, matching business skill set needs in the areas of forestry, engineering,
land
use, and harvesting.

Key Functions:
Employ professional engineering skills in the planning and field implementation of road layout, road construction, road maintenance, cable/ground-logging systems, and harvest unit layout.
Ensure compliance with state and federal wildlife, water and forest practice rules/statutes.
Full participation in the management of expense and capital budgets.
Negotiating, preparing, and administering contracts.
Act as company representative with landowners, government agencies, and
community
representatives.
Strong advocate for safety within the team and throughout the operation.
Ensure compliance with state and federal safety statutes, environmental requirements and Weyerhaeuser resource and stewardship goals.
About Our Timberlands Business
We're experts in growing, nurturing, harvesting and replanting trees while protecting the environment and ensuring a sustainable timber supply. Our timberlands team attracts world-class professionals who understand how to make the most of our remarkable, renewable resource -- to meet the needs of our investors, customers and communities today, and for decades to come.

About Weyerhaeuser For more than a century, Weyerhaeuser has grown and harvested trees to make innovative products that meet important human needs. We're serious about safety, focused on performance and proud of what we do. In every corner of our company, you'll find talented people who care about each other, the communities where we operate, and the planet we all share.

REQUIREMENTS:
BS Forest or Civil Engineering with some forest harvest unit layout and road layout/construction experience. Will also consider BS Forest Operations or related field with minimum of 5 years of forest harvest unit layout and road layout/construction experience.
Individuals who possess a comparable degree (e.g. Civil Engineering) along with forest operations experience will also be considered.
Candidates with Northwest regional field experience will be strongly considered.
Must be highly motivated, a self-directed team player.
Ability to deal with state and federal wildlife, water and forest practice rules/statutes.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) needed to effectively function as part of a team.
Prepare, negotiate, administer and monitor contracts.
Develop, prioritize, plan, implement and manage activities to meet targets and deadlines.
Familiar with Northwest Forest Practice rules and permitting process.
Strong analytical skills w/ proficiency in use of personal computers and related software applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Geographical Information Systems are highly desirable with desire to learn.
Valid driver's license is required, as work involves driving company
vehicles
on rough roads (25,000 miles per year).
Majority of the time is spent in the field, on steep or broken ground covered with slash and brush.
Field work accomplished under variety of weather conditions; all that the Northwest has to offer.
Operational timing or weather constraints may require occasional weekend work.
Pass a pre-employment background check, physical and drug screen.
Weyerhaeuser is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce.
To apply directly to this position, please visit www.wy.com/careers and search for job number 8083 or follow this link: http://bit.ly/8083FE.

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