Forest Engineering Technician - SOCIÉTÉ DANSOKO SERVICES INC.

Date Posted: Aug 31, 2022

Job Detail





  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience


3 years to less than 5 years

On the road job

Work locations may vary. Frequent or constant travel is required from the employee.

Work setting

  • Rural area
  • Remote location
  • Various locations
  • Willing to relocate
  • Relocation costs covered by employer
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Staff accommodation provided



  • Conduct and supervise forest inventory cruises surveys and field measurement
  • Perform technical functions in preparation of forest management and harvest plan
  • Assist in planning and supervise construction of access routes and forest roads
  • Implement supervise and perform technical functions in silvicultural operation
  • Monitor activities of logging companies and contractors
  • Enforce environmental fire safety and accident prevention regulation
  • Provide forestry education advice and recommendations to woodlot owners
  • Develop and maintain computer databases
  • Supervise forest tree nursery operations
  • Provide technical support to forestry research

Experience and specialization

Technical Experience

  • Stand descriptive cruising
  • Increment boring techniques
  • Wood property measurements
  • Airphoto interpretation
  • Photogrammetry
  • Cartographic drafting
  • Soil analysis
  • Biometrics

Area of work experience

  • Consulting
  • Development of methods and techniques
  • Education or teaching
  • Industrial relations
  • Industrial research
  • Laboratory analysis
  • Non-industrial research

Area of specialization

  • Forest engineering and harvesting
  • Silviculture
  • Forest and woodlands protection
  • Woodlands operations
  • Tree breeding and genetics
  • Environmental impact studies
  • Solid wood processing
  • Forest measurement and inventory assessment

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Enhanced reliability security clearance
  • Confidential security clearance
  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • 20/20 vision
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sound discrimination
  • Combination of sitting standing walking
  • Bending crouching kneeling
  • Physically demanding

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Hard hat
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Safety vest
  • Gloves
  • Ear plugs
  • Mask

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Initiative
  • Organized
  • Team player