Sawyer Lead

Employer
Markit! Forestry Management LLC
Location
Flagstaff, Arizona, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 30, 2021
Closes
Aug 04, 2021
Ref
2348786885
Discipline
Forestry
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
In this position you will be a member of Markit!'s sawyer team and you will manage sawyer crews to meet project deadlines.

Job Status: Full-time, temporary. This position could become permanent for the right candidate.

Duration of project: August-November 2021.
Location: Flagstaff, AZ

Travel: 0% during temporary project assignment, 75-100% if permanent

Duties:
  • Conduct routine monitoring of prescription and contract specifications for the felling of trees, collection of dead and down woody debris and removal through helicopter yarding.
  • Support AZ Staff to monitor on-the-ground project implementation of forest treatments.
  • Monitor QA/QC of sawyer crew activities using GPS enabled devices and the Avenza Maps application
  • Support, assist, and monitor sawyer crew adherence to desired future conditions and post-treatment specifications.
  • Report on project stats, outcomes, and deliverables of sawyer activities to field supervisor, daily.
  • Adhere to and monitor project safety protocol.

Requirements:
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Availability and willingness to travel throughout the SW US, some overnight travel may be required.
  • Available for nights and weekends.
  • Valid driver's license. Due to work location, having reliable transportation is a MUST.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work in steep, rocky and brushy terrain for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to work in environmental conditions that may range from extreme heat and cold with rain or snow possible.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous forestry experience is a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of forestry, forest silviculture and harvesting techniques.
  • Working knowledge of forest measurements and tool use (diameter tape, prism, clinometer etc.), fuel load estimation and basic timber inventory and cruising.
  • Working knowledge of GPS, GIS and digital mapping applications.
  • S-212 certification.
  • Experience working around logging equipment and other heavy machinery.
  • Ability to safely hike and navigate alone or in small groups in remote, steep mountainous areas using a map, compass, GPS and other digital mapping applications.
  • Good written, oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work independently in remote areas.
  • Spanish Speaking is a plus.

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