Company: National Ecological Observatory Network/Battelle Ecology, Inc.
Job Title: Field Technician II_Instrumentation

Location: The Domain 03 Field Technician’s primary work location is headquartered in Gainesville, Florida, home of the University of Florida.

Job Description: The Field Technician reports to the Field Operations Manager.
• Field Technician II – The Field Technician II is a biological sampling lead performing seasonal and periodic sampling activities and sample processing. The Field Technician II will be the technical lead for performing routine maintenance and inventory management on all terrestrial sampling equipment, and will provide guidance to temporary field crews while working in the field and laboratory.

Instrumentation (tower) emphasis:
• Test, troubleshoot and operate instruments, calibration equipment and test fixtures.
• Inspect and maintain civil infrastructure including boom arms, sensor mounts, towers, boardwalks and instrument huts.
• Assist the NEON Systems Engineering Product Team with instrument installation and testing (approximately the first 6 months).
• Record activities, completed work and trouble tickets according to Field Operations protocol.

A complete job description is available at http://www.neonscience.org/

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Job Description: The Field Technician reports to the Field Operations Manager.
• Field Technician I – The Field Technician I is a biological sampling lead performing seasonal and periodic sampling activities and sample processing. Seasonal field sampling is conducted with the assistance of temporary field crews under the guidance of the Field Technician.

Instrumentation (tower) emphasis:
• Test, troubleshoot and operate instruments, calibration equipment and test fixtures.
• Inspect and maintain civil infrastructure including boom arms, sensor mounts, towers, boardwalks and instrument huts.
• Assist the NEON Systems Engineering Product Team with instrument installation and testing (approximately the first 6 months).
• Record activities, completed work and trouble tickets according to Field Operations protocol.

A complete job description is available at http://www.neonscience.org/

How to Apply: In order to be considered for any open position with the NEON Project/Battelle Ecology, Inc, you must please go to our website http://www.neonscience.org/ and apply. We are unable to create an account/application for you.

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Company: Battelle Ecology, Inc./NEON Project

Location: The Domain 11 Field Operations Technician’s primary work location is in Denton, TX. This position supports sites in the Southern Plains Domain. Southern Plains sites are located at Caddo-LBJ National Grasslands, the Marvin Klemme Range Research Station near Clinton, OK, and a third site located in North Texas or Southern Oklahoma. The Southern Plains Domain includes Texas, Oklahoma and south-central Kansas.

Job Description: The Field Technician reports to the Field Operations Manager.
• Field Technician I – The Field Technician I is a biological sampling lead performing seasonal and periodic sampling activities and sample processing. Seasonal field sampling is conducted with the assistance of temporary field crews under the guidance of the Field Technician.

Limnology emphasis:
• Monitor and sample aquatic sites for water quality, biological indicators, physical properties of site (e.g. gaging streams, geomorphic mapping, etc.), and leading field crews to perform the aforementioned items.
• Test, troubleshoot and operate instruments, calibration equipment and test fixtures.
• Inspect and maintain aquatic sensors, gear and equipment.
• Assist the Battelle Ecology, Inc. Systems Engineering Product Team with instrument installation and testing (approximately the first 6 months).
• Perform aquatic vegetation diversity and primary productivity measurements.
• Sample for aquatic invertebrate and fish diversity and abundance.

A complete job description is available at http://www.neonscience.org/

How to Apply: In order to be considered for any open position with the NEON Project/Battelle Ecology, Inc, you must please go to our website http://www.neonscience.org/ and apply. We are unable to create an account/application for you.

If you have trouble submitting your application, trying a different browser usually resolves the issue. Please know you must answer all required questions, before the system will allow you to move forward or complete your application.

Also, as long as the requisition is listed on our website we will continue to accept and review resumes for that position(s).

All applications will be reviewed by the Hiring manager and the NEON Project/Battelle Ecology, Inc. will contact you, via the information provided on your application, if we would like to speak with you regarding a phone screen or interview.

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JOB SUMMARY
The Field Technician reports to the Field Operations Manager and will be hired as a Field Technician I.
• Field Technician I – The Field Technician I is a biological sampling lead performing seasonal and periodic sampling activities and sample processing. Seasonal field sampling is conducted with the assistance of temporary field crews under the guidance of the Field Technician.

LOCATION
The Domain 01 Field Technician’s primary work location is Fitchburg, MA. This position supports sites in the Northeast Domain. Northeast candidate sites are located in Massachusetts at Harvard Forest (LTER) near Petersham, MA, and Bartlett Experimental Forest near Barlett, NH.

How to Apply: In order to be considered for any open position with the NEON Project/Battelle Ecology, Inc., you must please go to our website http://www.neonscience.org/ and apply. We are unable to create an account/application for you.
If you have trouble submitting your application, trying a different browser usually resolves the issue. Please know you must answer all required questions, before the system will allow you to move forward or complete your application.

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development technician ((

The Berkeley Biometeorology Lab is seeking a

Development Technician III

the Development Technician will join a group of researchers, students and existing technician, and will be involved in setting up and maintaining three CO2, CH4 eddy covariance towers.

The position is based at UC Berkeley, but requires weekly trips to field sites an hour away in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.

The Development Technician will install and maintain three eddy covariance sites.
Key responsiblities include
Will be involved in setting up and maintaining three CO2, CH4 eddy covariance towers in the field.
Daily duties will include field maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting, data collection, and data management of covariance data.
Assist with data communications and the development and testing of new sensors and methods.

Knowledge and Skills (typically required of the position) Required:
Familiarity with solar power, meteorological sensors, gas analyzers, data loggers and programing languages is essential.

A combination of skills from different disciplines, crafts or trades for the development and fabrication of scientific equipment.

Familiarity with or experience in an academic research environment.

Flexible schedule and ability to work efficiently.

Ability to work on multiple assignments, set priorities, reprioritize as necessary, and take initiative in defining and executing tasks.

Operation and repair of scientific equipment in a laboratory or in the field.

Ability to program dataloggers and process data with scripted language, like Matlab, Python or R. or similar software.

B.A. or B.S. in engineering, physics, or environmental science or related field or experience preferred.

To apply go to the

jobs.berkeley.edu

and look for position:

22188

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EC site located in Alberta, Canda. Three year project grant–pending. If grant is awarded work will likely start in October 2016. After EC setup, month 1 of year 1, transmit data to your location. Require CO2, 13CO2 isoflux analysis. On-site maintenance provided. Occasional travel to site required. Part-time. Publication of data is high priority.

Planetary Emissions Management Inc., 45 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA

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The Field Technician reports to the Field Operations Manager and will be hired as a Field Technician I, II, or III level depending on skills, experience, and education.

INSTRUMENTATION (TOWER) EMPHASIS:

* Test, troubleshoot and operate instruments, calibration equipment and test fixtures.

* Inspect and maintain civil infrastructure including boom arms, sensor mounts, towers, boardwalks and instrument huts.

* Assist the NEON Systems Engineering Product Team with instrument installation and testing (approximately the first 6 months).

* Record activities, completed work and trouble tickets according to Field Operations protocol.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The work is physical and involves walking, hiking, prolonged standing, walking and bending. Heavy items (e.g. equipment and packs up to 40 pounds) must be lifted and carried on a routine basis.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Field work includes exposure to extreme weather conditions and terrain, pesticides, poisonous plants, biting insects, and wild animals. Tower work involves performing work on instrument towers ranging in height from 24 feet to 300 feet which will include ascending and descending multiple flights of stairs.

NEON offers competitive salaries (DOE) with a substantial benefits package.

For more details and to apply online visit our careers page at http://www.neoninc.org/about/careers

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