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Soil Technician
Posted on 8/15/2022
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Working towards or completion of a Bachelor of Science/Master of Science degree, with a significant soil science component
  • Experience working in a laboratory environment, be able to maintain meticulous records and work with shared resources
  • Experience conducting field-based soil research, taking soil samples, making soil measurements, and processing samples prior to analysis
  • Experience with making field notes and collating field information
  • Must be able to handle some repetitive tasks whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy and consistency
  • Ability to work as part of a small team, coordinating activities and contributing to the overall goals of the Team
  • Ability to lift up to 25kg
  • Hold a valid Class 5 Drivers License
  • Ability to travel for extended periods of time and work outside of normal working hours
  • Ability to work remotely and thrive in less-than-ideal weather conditions
  • Familiarity using geospatial positioning equipment would be an asset
  • Undertake a wide range of classical soil analyses including chemical, physical, and biological tests
  • Be able to troubleshoot these methods, adapt and refine techniques to ensure the data obtained is both consistent and accurate
  • Document your work, maintain excellent laboratory records and be able to write standard operating procedures
  • Participate in the evaluation of new soil testing technology
  • Manage and organize data and perform basic statistical analysis
  • Undertake a limited amount of field work to collect soils, test sensors and work closely with other teams at Terramera
  • Perform other related duties in keeping with the purpose and accountabilities of the job
Desired Qualifications
  • Strong team player with solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities effectively
  • Exhibits passion and excitement over work and always has a can-do attitude
  • Adaptable and comfortable working under pressure with time and resource constraints

51-200 employees

Terramera uses AI and ML to advance agriculture.
Company Overview
Terramera uses AI and ML to advance agriculture.