These positions are located in the Bureau of Land Management, Oregon State Offices located in Salem, Tillamook, Coos Bay and Springfield, Oregon.
The Forest Engineer is assigned to work in a Western Oregon field office on Oregon and California (O&C) Revested Lands.
Duties performed in a developmental capacity under the direction of higher graded staff:
The Forest Engineer may be required to perform as project manager for teams of other forest engineers, engineers, or foresters involved in routine forest engineering, engineering, or forest management work. Work involves timber sale planning, forest timber sale contract preparation and administration, and road rights-of-way assignments. Work also includes design, survey, preparation and administration of construction, service, and supply contracts. The forest engineer primarily serves as a work group leader for engineering and a member of the forest planning and timber sale preparation team. The forest engineer performs work with timber sale planning and layout, logging systems, road layout, road condition assessments for engineering packages, long range forest management planning, and interdisciplinary team (IDT)/Environmental Assessment (EA) work for either the timber or engineering departments; this includes preparing and updating Transportation Management Objectives (TMOs) and maintaining road inventory records in FAMMS. The forest engineer will also be involved with an extensive Reciprocal Rights-of-Way (RROW) program associated with timber sale implementation and requests from our RROW partners.