Roads Project Manager


Eugene, Oregon

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Based on experience
Deadline Apr 16, 2023
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

Weyerhaeuser's South Oregon Region is searching for a Roads Project Manager on the Springfield operations team, located in Springfield, OR. This is a full-time, exempt position, reporting to the Area Manager, with salary level dependent on skills and experience. As a Roads Manager, you will be responsible for the planning and execution of the road construction/road maintenance activities across the 200,000+ acre land base. You will also focus on the management of safety, environmental stewardship, costs, and leadership of the company road maintenance crew, as well as contract crews.

Key Functions

  • Strong advocate for safety within the team and throughout the operation for company and contractor activities.  
  • Role model, coordinate training and ensure commitment to safety and performance expectations with company crews and contract services.
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal safety statutes, environmental requirements and Weyerhaeuser resource and stewardship goals. 
  • Supervision of hourly road maintenance crew and assisting with hourly logging and shop personnel supervision. 
  • Employ professional engineering skills in the planning, scheduling and field implementation of road layout, road construction, road maintenance, cable/ground-logging systems, harvest unit layout, fish pipe and bridge work.
  • Adhere to labor relations principles, working with employees and union leadership to pro-actively resolve issues and concerns related to collective bargaining agreements.
  • Full participation in the development and management of expense and capital budgets.  
  • Negotiate, prepare, and administer contracts.  
  • Act as company representative with landowners, government agencies, and community representatives.


  • BS Forest Engineering or other relevant field, and/or five years’ experience in the forestry industry.
  • Five years leadership experience in engineering related activities; unit layout, road construction, fish pipe and bridge work.
  • Must be highly motivated, a self-directed team player.
  • Possess understanding and ability to deal with state and federal wildlife, water and forest practice rules/statutes and permitting process.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral).
  • Ability to prepare, negotiate, administer, and monitor contracts.
  • Strong analytical skills w/ proficiency in use of personal computers and related software applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Geographical Information Systems are highly desirable with desire to continue learning.
  • Valid driver’s license is required, as work involves driving company vehicles on rough roads (25,000 miles per year).
  • Ability to spend considerable time in the field, on steep or broken ground covered with slash and brush in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Operational timing or weather constraints may require occasional weekend work.

About Timberlands

We 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 benefits.

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

About Weyerhaeuser

We 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.

We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.

Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team.


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Category Forestry