Texas A&M AgriLife Research Technician I in Lubbock, Texas

Job Title

Technician I

Agency

Texas A&M Agrilife Research

Department

Lubbock

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Lubbock, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Responsibilities:-Prepare seed for planting-Plant field plots-Cultivate plots-Take notes-Harvest field plots-Weigh, shell, grade, and store harvested samples-Oversee data entry-Assist with reports and presentations to sponsors and growers-Oversee equipment and vehicles maintenance and logs-Work with PI, lab technician, graduate and undergraduate students-Other duties as assigned-Irrigate Plots-Assist with organizing processing facilities and samples-Obtain license to operate forklift and spray field plots.-Operate agency vehicles to perform agency duties of taking care of business with Texas Tech, USDA and any other agencies or organizations that we work with. Assist in delivery and pick-up of vehicles needing repair. Able to drive to and from field to work, deliver supplies, equipment, and/or other workers. Ability to drive to emergency services if anyone on team is in need of medical attention. Occasional trips to other Research Center locations for businesses as needed such as Halfway, Lamesa AG CARES, and Pecos.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:High school diploma, vocational training, or any equivalent combination of training/experienceOther Requirements:High level of physical exertion as the work requires long periods of standing, bending, and reaching during the operation of the equipment. Ability to work utilizing safety and efficiency concerns as the work requires the operator to lift light to moderately heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) such as boxes of paper and other equipment supplies.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Texas A&M AgriLife Research is the state’s premier research and technology development agency in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences. Headquartered in College Station, AgriLife Research has a statewide presence, with scientists and research staff on other Texas A&M University System campuses and at the 13 regional Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Centers. We conduct more than 500 projects each year, with more than $202.5 million in research funding for fiscal year 2015. AgriLife Research helps to improve the productivity, efficiency, and profitability of agriculture. At the same time, we focus on conserving natural resources and protecting the environment.

Texas A&M AgriLife Research is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (979) 845-2423​.

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