Summary: This position will help the Northern California Superintendent execute various forestry operations projects on private, state, and federal lands according to the projects’ prescriptions. In addition, this position will be responsible for assisting in various duties such as parts ordering and delivery, administrative tasks, general labor, and other necessary field operations support. This position will report to and work closely with the Superintendent and, with strong performance, will be given ample opportunity to learn and develop into elevated forestry operations responsibilities.
Location: Projects may be located throughout the State of California and surrounding states, including Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.
Travel: Usually 25% depending on the project assignment.
What You’ll Be Doing::
- Supporting the Superintendent in order to boost field operations
- Driving a truck to different projects to deliver parts needed for things such as tools, filters, machine parts, and general supplies
- Parts ordering, pickup, and delivery
- Assist Superintendent with daily and weekly administrative duties such as daily reporting utilizing the Microsoft and Google Suite of products
- Moving equipment such as generators to different locations using a small trailer
- Picking up equipment from auctions and delivering to appropriate work sites
- Adhere to Markit!’s Safety Standards and promote safety culture among crew members, including the proper use of machinery and equipment
- Ability to proactively resolve problems when they arise.
- Comfortable spending multiple overnights at remote project sites in company RV trailer/campers or hotels, as needed.
- General forestry labor, as necessary and appropriate.
What We Are Looking For:
- High interest and desire to learn to operate heavy equipment and help change how forests are managed
- 21 years of age or older.
- Minimum of GED or high school diploma
- Must possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
- Must pass pre-employment background check.
- Ability to work in a team and independently.
- Ability to communicate clearly and create effective working relationships with the Superintendent and all other field employees.
- Have the ability and desire to perform strenuous outdoor work on rough terrain in a variety of inclement weather conditions (e.g. rain, heat, cold) for 8 to 12 hours per day.
- Quick and able learner with strong leadership skills and a keen eye for details
- Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to work under pressure and stress
- Ability handle emergency situations when they arise
- Effectively complete work projects on time.
- Ability to utilize safety procedures.
- Physical ability to bend, squat and lift up to 50 pounds.
- Technical skills and ability to use a smart phone and/or tablet.
- Knowledge and/or education in Forestry or Horticulture
- Experience working in construction or utility industries