Mountain Engineering – Forestry Technician

Mountain Engineering

Forestry Technician 
Mountain Engineering is in search of individuals to join our team of Forestry Technicians. As a Forestry Technician, you will be responsible for a variety of tasks including conducting forest inventories, timber cruising, timber marking, and unit layout for timber harvest operations. You’ll work closely with our team of professionals such as Registered Professional Foresters, Licensed Timber Operators, and a variety of state and federal stakeholders to ensure that forestry projects are completed efficiently and in
accordance with environmental regulations. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the outdoors, a keen interest in forestry and environmental science, and strong organizational skills.
The position is seasonal to account for winter weather conditions impacting operations. This position is ideal for candidates that aspire to have a career in land management and forestry. Mountain Engineering can provide a training path for career advancement towards the Registered Professional Forester Certification. This position will work with federal, state, and private landowners to conduct a variety of timber harvest implementation plans, hazard tree mitigation, post-fire restoration, and/or timber inventory.  Position is ideal for students or graduates focusing in Forestry or a forestry related subject.  Flexible start and end dates depending on school schedule.  Lodging available .
Duties & Responsibilities
• Flagging and marking unit boundaries
• Flagging stream zones
• Timber marking
• Timber cruising
• Stand Exams
• Mapping
• Recording GIS/GPS data
• Travel on uneven terrain with 4×4 vehicles
• Data Collection in relation to diverse surveys
• Identification of hazard trees
• Vegetation Assessment surveys
• Emergency debris management (vegetation assessments post events)
• Other duties may be assigned as needed
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