Field Research Technician

Added: February 15, 2018

Job Location: Davenport, Iowa

We are currently seeking out a confident agronomist with a strong farming background to fill a Field Research Technician position in the far eastern side of Iowa.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Field plot research, planting, spraying and harvesting yield trials.
  • Supervise, instruct, train, motivate and delegate responsibilities to seasonal employees.
  • Organize and supervise prep of research materials and activities in the lab – including seed prep, inventory, packaging, field layout and all materials associated for the yield trials.
  • Maintain equipment – lab & field equipment – schedule outside work and service as needed.
  • Perform additional projects as assigned by the research team throughout the year.

Qualifications:

  • BS in Agronomy OR High School Diploma + 5 years+ of experience in research, testing, etc.
  • Farm background is preferred – with knowledge of field crop productions and research equipment
  • Strong organization and management skills
  • General computer skills and knowledge of Windows programs
  • Self Motivator and Team Player
  • Ability to operate commercial vehicles and various types of heavy field equipment safely – loading and transporting heavy equipment is necessary during certain times of the year.

For more details on this fantastic opportunity, contact Brad – brad@greatplainsinc.com.

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