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    This position is located within a National Forest. This position serves as a Physical Science Technician located at either a Ranger District or a Supervisor's Office of a National Forest and assists in the administration and compliance of federal and private mineral operations on the National Forest System.

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    Independently or in the company of the project leader, performs field work related to oil, gas and mineral leasing, lease exploration, permitting, construction, drilling, reclamation, production, and seismic.

    Records all data in appropriate log books or computer database.

    Sets up and assists the supervisor with compliance meetings and resolutions done on the ground for noncompliance items.

    Follows operating policies that are pertinent to the Forest Service, by using manuals and automated techniques. Coordinates with the supervisor on progress and any controversial situations that arise for completing projects.

    Works with other professionals, technicians, and representatives from State agencies, other federal agencies and private industries. Insures that safety procedures are followed and wears proper safety apparel while working in the field. Takes corrective actions when potential safety hazards develop to protect personnel.

    Reviews contractor data in area of expertise and works with others to ensure that the results are of the highest achievable quality and that procedures were followed as directed. Provides technical consultation in the oil, gas, and minerals field to individuals outside the agency as well as agency personnel.

    May accompany agency engineers on field studies when expertise is required.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/545691900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.