Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

  • MRC - Forest Inventory Trainee

    Job Locations US-CA-Ukiah | US-CA-Fort Bragg
    Job ID 2018-1060
  • Overview

    The Mendocino Family of Companies (Mendocino Forest Products Company, Mendocino Redwood Company, Humboldt Redwood Company, and Allweather Wood), is a leading manufacturer and distributor of environmentally certified redwood, Douglas-fir, and preservative treated lumber products throughout California and the Western U.S. Our culture is based in environmental stewardship and community support. The company maintains Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC® C013133) certification for its forestlands, manufacturing, and distribution operations.


    MRC is looking for a Forest Inventory Trainee  to join our team in Ukiah, CA! This dynamic person will learn to collect and analyze data relating to timberlands and long-term planning. The Forest Inventory Trainee will learn to run Forest Growth and Yield Models for the ownership,  and communicate data with forestry staff.  This is a leadership track position for the right individual. The key areas of focus for this position are as follows;   


    • Learn to develop, organize, implement, and manage timber inventory
    • assist with interpretion of aerial photographs to determine timber types and other forest attributes
    • Maintain timber stand shape files using Geographic Information Systems
    • Design specific maps to display various forest values
    • Work with forest managers to develop growth and yield models and outputs
    • Support Forest Managers with land management planning


    • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university in Forestry, Natural Resources or sampling/mathematics field; minimum six months experience in forest inventory analysis, timber cruising, other sampling; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite including Access
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
    • To perform this position successfully, an individual should have knowledge of ESRI software, word processing and Internet software
    • Must carry a valid California Driver’s License and be eligible to operate a company vehicle under company policy guidelines
    • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet



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