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Lab & Field Tech

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Hudson Carbon
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Hudson, NY
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Published 11 days ago


Job Description

  • Perform fieldwork in various conditions; collecting soil, plant biomass, and water samples from farms in the Northeast.
  • Breakdown soil cores, dry biomass, and send away samples for outside lab analysis.
  • Organize, label, and store samples for further use.
  • Operate elemental analyzer, muffle furnace, drying ovens, sieves, and analytical scales.
  • Maintain accurate lab records.
  • Accurately collect and report data from samples.
  • Learn and efficiently perform various lab protocols.
  • Assist in inventory upkeep and lab maintenance tasks.

 

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS), ideally in a related field (ecology, environmental science, chemistry, biology, etc.)

 

Key Qualities/Skills

  • Previous lab experience is a plus, but not required if you have otherwise relevant experience.
  • Must be incredibly detail oriented, capable of maintaining focus in a busy environment.
  • Ability to organize and methodically perform repetitive tasks.
  • Patience and precision is required; you should be willing to take the time to do things correctly.
  • Must be able to rigorously follow procedures and maintain the integrity of the research process.
  • Troubleshooting skills and collaboration will be needed when issues arise in the field or in the lab.
  • Must be honest and forward about mistakes, to protect the reliability of results.
  • Bring an easygoing and friendly attitude to work, and be excited to contribute to the team.
  • Must be independently motivated, with a strong work ethic.
  • Must be local or dedicated to relocating, long-term, to the Hudson Valley area.
  • An enthusiasm for science is a plus.

 


Job Description

  • Perform fieldwork in various conditions; collecting soil, plant biomass, and water samples from farms in the Northeast.
  • Breakdown soil cores, dry biomass, and send away samples for outside lab analysis.
  • Organize, label, and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    November 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 15, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

Hourly pay, rate based on experience

Benefits


  • Health care available after a 60-day review, including dental and vision. Employer pays 80% of the premium.
  • Generous PTO package, including paid sick leave and vacation time.
  • Days off on federal holidays.
  • 40 hour work week, Monday through Friday.
  • Small team in a beautiful location, regional travel possible.



  • Health care available after a 60-day review, including dental and vision. Employer pays 80% of the premium.
  • Generous PTO package, including paid sick leave and vacation time.
  • Days off…

Level of Language Proficiency

English, fluent

English, fluent

Location

On-site
Hudson, NY 12534, USA

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