Overview

Conducts road assessment and maintenance monitoring in conjunction with the Aquatic Habitat Conservation Plan and the programmatic road permits.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

  • Collects stream discharge measurements
  • Directs the monitoring of water drafting operations including communication to supervisor on permit compliance issues
  • Ensures primary contact for wildlife exclusion needs on all tanks on the property
  • Reads and analyzes topographic maps, LiDAR imagery and aerial photographs to effectively travel in a forest landscape.
  • Maintains legible, accurate notes.
  • Enters field data into spreadsheets and databases.
  • Participates actively in the Company safety program.
  • Ensures proper care, upkeep, and maintenance of personal and group assigned equipment.
  • Assist in other aspects of the AHCP roads monitoring program as needed, such as:
  • Conduct field inventories of stream crossings and other road related features.
  • Estimates relative sediment delivery potential from forest roads and associated structures.
  • Identify, describe and assist accurately to develop appropriate treatment prescriptions for road upgrading, decommissioning and maintenance activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

-Must have successfully completed college courses in hydrology, geology, watershed management, forestry or related programs.

-Must be able to successfully pass a qualifying course in ATV training.

-Demonstrated safe work habits.

-Ability to work alone or in small groups without immediate supervision.

-Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.

-Demonstrated use of basic field measurement tools (logger’s tape, clinometer, hand compass, hand level).

-Demonstrated use of topographic maps and aerial photos in a forest landscape.

-Valid California driver’s license.

-Must be an active and contributing participant in the company safety program.

-Experience in road design, stream crossings, drainage systems, hydrologic influences on road networks, and erosion control and maintenance.

Tagged as: forestry, road assessment

About Green Diamond Resource Company

Green Diamond Resource Company is a fifth-generation, family-owned forest products company. With our headquarters in Seattle, we own and manage forests in California, Washington and Oregon. We manage our lands in an environmentally responsible manner (FSC and SFI certified), as sustainable and productive working forests. Our subsidiary, Green Diamond Management Company, manages forests in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Georgia, and South Carolina. We support our employees in many ways - with safety practices and work environments beyond what the regulations require. We also invest in resources and education that offer our people an opportunity for growth and advancement.