Pond Field Technician

Mar 09 2020
ALTRES Industrial |Kailua-Kona|Full Time, $16.00 / hour
Job Description
Pond Field Technician (098157)

We are looking for two Pond Field Technicians who will be responsible for maintaining basic aspects of algae pond operations including, but not limited to pond growth, harvest, transfers, feeding, and cleanliness of the farm and field functions.

In this position, you will be working a schedule including mornings, weekends, and holidays. The ideal candidate has related experience, is willing to work outside rain or shine, and has great mechanical abilities and attention to detail.

Hours

Full-time, 6:00am-2:30pm OR 9:00am-5:30pm, including weekends

Location

Kailua-Kona, Big Island

Pay

$16 an hour

Responsibilities

  • Sweep and harvest ponds with tractor
  • Collect daily pond samples, pH, and temperature data and maintain accurate files
  • Calibrate pH and temperature meters
  • Feed and treat ponds with nutrients as needed
  • Process daily pond cleaning and sanitation, pressure wash ponds as needed
  • Set up pond transfers and harvests
  • Maintain all equipment organized, set-up, fueled, etc.
  • Monthly janitorial duties
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum 1 year of previous experience, preferably in production facility, aquaculture, or farming
  • Ability to operate Forklift, Sky Trak, and tractors
  • Valid driver's license and heavy equipment certification
  • Ability to pass pre-employment background check and drug test
  • Ability to lift heavy equipment and work outdoors rain or shine