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Weyerhaeuser Company.

Silviculture Scientist

Weyerhaeuser Company. - Madison, GA

Silviculture Scientist','01012438','!*!As a Silviculture Scientist, you will be a member of the Southern

Timberlands Technology (STT) Team that develops and implements new technology

for growing Southern pine plantations. The STT Team is responsible for research

planning, coordination of activities with area foresters, managing plot

installation and measurement, data handling and analysis and developing

operating guidelines for the business. In this role you will:Design,

lead, and implement research projects to improve plantation performance

in a cost-effective way across Southern Timberlands and other timberlands

regions. Work with other scientists and

project leaders. Strong coordination is required with the entire Strategy and

Technology Team to ensure proper scientific rigor, experimental design,

hypothesis testing, data analysis and documentation of all research projects. Utilize different sources of

information (internal and external) to understand and solve complex challenges

in plantation management using ecophysiological principles, and be able to understand

and manipulate variables that impact forest productivity across the different

landscapes. Communicate and seek input from operations to align

research to business and operational needs. Have the capacity to work in collaboration with external scientists from

universities and government agencies while protecting Weyerhaeuser’s

intellectual property. Transfer technological information in a practical manner to managers,

early- and mid-rotation foresters, harvesting foresters, planners, and other

relevant parties.  This transfer of

information may be in the form of group presentations, field tours, and written

reports.  Assist in all aspects of the

Production Forestry Field Research Program as well as other related areas of

research (Environmental and Tree Improvement) as needed.In addition to formal research activities, stay abreast of current science to understand

operational practices, and recognize research needs and challenges as they

arise.','!*!Master's degree in forest management, silviculture, or a closely

related field; PhD in forest management, silviculture, or closely related field is preferredAt least 3 years of relevant experience.Knowledge of ecophysiological principles in pine plantationStrong math, analytical and financial analysis skills including but not

limited to interpreting research data, generating discounted cash flows to

compare alternative regimes, understanding forest inventory data and

interpreting growth and yield model outputsBasic understanding of a broad range of core competencies including:

plantation nutrition, tree physiology, tree genetics, soils, growth and yield,

vegetation management, and silvicultural systemsField forestry experienceAbility to manage multiple projects with competing deadlinesExcellent working knowledge of MS Office applicationsExcellent computer and GIS skillsKnowledge of statistical software: SAS and RExcellent knowledge of experimental design and the importance of data

qualityExcellent team working and communication skillsThe ability to work alone safely, often in remote areas and during

periods of change, prepared to do field-intensive work.Proactive problem solving skillsAbility to travel up to 40% of the time, sometimes 1-2 weeks at a time, often requiring irregular work hours


Desired Attributes

Familiarity with spatial and tabular data in GIS and databasesFamiliarity with remotely sensed data and how it correlates with stand

conditionsHerbicide, pesticide and fertilizer application managementDemonstrated ability to work safely in forestry or related operations



believe trees are a remarkable resource that can and should be managed

responsibly to make a range of products that meet human needs, while also

providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and other important ecosystem



more than a century, we've been taking care of forests to make life better.About WeyerhaeuserWe

sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a

better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and

proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North

America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented

people who are passionate about making a difference. 


know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. Weyerhaeuser is an equal

opportunity employer.  We are committed

to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women,

minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.*M','Engineering, Science, & Architecture','USA-GA-Madison','','Full-time','Individual Contributor','Experienced','Day (1st)','','Available','Silviculture Scientist

23 days 10 hours ago

Weyerhaeuser Company.


Silviculture Scientist Weyerhaeuser Company. - Madison, GA, United States


Location: Madison, GA

Company Profile:
Weyerhaeuser Company began more than 100 years ago with 900,000 acres of timberland, three employees and a small office in Tacoma, Washington. Our company's namesake, Frederick Weyerhaeuser, and our original investors were forest industry experts who contributed capital and, perhaps more important, their experience, reputations and values to the new business. Forestry expertise and commitment to values has held Weyerhaeuser in good stead for more than a century. Today we own or manage 20.3 million acres of timberland with offices or operations in 11 countries.