**THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 11/01/2018**
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The incumbent will serve as a forest engineer in the Tillamook Field Office. 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 design, survey, preparation and administration of construction, service, supply contracts, forest sale planning, and forest timber sale preparation and administration, and road right-of-way assignments. The forest engineer serves as a workgroup member for the engineering and forest planning and timber sale preparation team. He/she performs work with 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. Prepares and updates Transportation Management Objectives (TMOs) and maintains road inventory records in the Facility Asset Management System (FAMMS). He/she will also be involved with an extensive Reciprocal Right of Way (RROW) program associated with timber sale implementation and requests from our RROW partners.
Physical Demands: Field work is physically demanding. The lead forest engineer must be capable of extended periods of walking and working in rough mountainous terrain, extremely dense brush, logging slash, and ground that is either wet or covered in snow. The incumbent must possess strength, stamina, and agility to successfully complete field work. Indoor office work necessitates long hours of sitting, intense concentration, telephone conversations, operating computer terminals, and attending meetings and trainings. Work requires the ability to effectively cope with pressure associated by both fixed and irregular deadlines, and managing multiple priorities.
Work Environment: Work is routinely performed in a properly heated/cooled indoor office setting and outdoors that may include extremely hot/cold/windy/dry/wet/ snowy weather in rugged terrain, remote sites, poison oak, bees and hornets, snakes, logging and construction sites and occasionally at public meetings. The position requires operation of motor vehicles on narrow mountainous roads. Protective gear is necessary for field work. A valid State driver's license is required.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.
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