Forestry Technician - Internship- Sierra Pacific Industries

Hiring Organization: Sierra Pacific Industries
Employment type: Internship
Job Location: California and Washington
Application Deadline: February 12, 2021

Forestry Division
Anderson Main Office
Application Close Date:  02/12/2021
Job Type: Summer
Employment Period: May/June - August (flexible start & end dates)

Job Description

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing, third-generation family-owned, forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With over 5,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers – for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our over 2 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at

Earn while you learn. Would you like to gain valuable education and real-world experience in all aspects of our sustainable resource management with a wood products industry leader? SPI is excited to announce our updated Forestry Internship specifically designed to complement concepts learned in school while working alongside experienced resource management professionals.

The updated Forestry Internship position may include:

  • Timber cruising
  • Sawmill log procurement
  • Timber Harvest Plan (THP) preparation
  • Logging administration
  • Harvest unit layout
  • Wildlife & botany work
  • GIS
  • Road Layout
  • Reforestation


Graduation from current enrollment or acceptance in a Forestry, Natural Resources, or related program of study is preferred. 

Interns must be able to cross-country hike and negotiate steep, brushy terrain.

Interns must have a valid driver's license.

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Applicants must provide a cover letter and resume when submitting application.

Interviews will be ongoing as applications are received. Position may be filled prior to deadline.