Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

  • MRC - Roads Crew Supervisor

    Job Locations US-CA-Ukiah
    Job ID 2018-1210
  • Overview

    The Mendocino Family of Companies (Mendocino Forest Products Company, Mendocino Redwood Company, Humboldt Redwood Company, Humboldt Sawmill 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.


    Mendocino Redwood Company, MRC is looking for an experienced Road Crew Supervisor to Provide oversight and daily management of selected logging road maintenance, new logging road construction and restoration projects out of our Ukiah, CA  Forestry office. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    • Supervise crew and contractors to maintain and construct roads, bridges, culverts, and water drainage ditches
    • Supervise all Annual Gravel and Aggregate Operations
    • Assist Road Manager with Planned Operations
    • Coordinate and dispatches all trucking required for Construction and Maintenance Projects
    • Establish or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules
    • Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product
    • Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or crew
    • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems
    • Monitors and expedites both contractor and company projects
    • Recommends the design and procedures of projects
    • Analyzes drainage, safety hazards, soil conditions, dangerous areas and work areas
    • Coordinates material and resources to complete jobs in a timely manner
    • Prepares daily reports of equipment hours, inventory and fuel used
    • Communicates with vendors daily and purchases materials and supplies for the Road Department
    • Coordinates with the Area Foresters on a weekly basis to set up jobs
    • Communicates with the Office or HR Administrator regarding payroll
    • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations and maintains time and production records
    • Operates heavy equipment including caterpillars, backhoes, loaders, graders, dump trucks, excavators, three axle trucks and two axle trailers
    • Develops and reviews budget with Forest Operations Manager


    •  Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry or a related field; and minimum 3 years of related experience and/or training; or, five to seven years related experience and/or training
    • Must maintain and carry a valid California driver license and be eligible to operate company vehicles including automobiles and trucks in accordance with company policy guidelines
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
    • Basic math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
    • This position must have the ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel programs

    Physical Requirements

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside adverse weather and field conditions including steep and difficult terrain
    • The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; moving mechanical parts; electrical shock; toxic or caustic chemicals; and extreme heat
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud
    • This job requires wearing eye protection, hearing protection, leather or rubber gloves, dust mask and hard hat.
    • Position travels locally (within 100 miles), usually by truck, up to 75% of the time 



    Problem Solving and Project Management - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics; Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.

    Interpersonal Skills and Teamwork - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things; Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

    Leadership and Delegation - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others; Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results.

    Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self-available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services. Continually works to improve supervisory skills.


     Equal Opportunity Employer, Valuing Diversity of our Workforce and Offering a Drug Free Work Place


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