Field Technician

Field Operations · Kansas City, Kansas
Department Field Operations
Employment Type Hourly
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $20/hour

EarthOptics is a growing AgTech company developing tools that help farmers more sustainably manage their soil, increase yields and feed the growing world. We are focused on the development of next generation sensors and algorithms that characterize soil properties at scale. Our technology will make a global positive impact on the health of both the population and the environment.   Learn more at www.EarthOptics.com.


Workplace:  Kansas and the midwest US region

Position Status: Hourly, non exempt

Travel:  Travel is required, approximately 75% of the time

 

What your impact will be:  EarthOptics is seeking full-time Field Technicians.  The field technician duties include; assisting in field crop research and collecting field data, maintaining equipment, transporting equipment to field sites.  Field Technicians will work alongside the Field Manager throughout their training.  This role involves travel to research sites in KS and out-of-state.


What we are looking for:

  • Ability to do physical work in outdoor environments, e.g. collecting soil samples, loading and unloading equipment.
  • Ability to lift > 50 pounds.
  • Ability to operate computers and electronic devices.
  • Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality; if hired, candidates must sign a non-disclosure agreement.
  • A valid KS driver’s license with a clean driving record.


What would make you stand out:

  • Preference will be given to candidates who have farm or field research experience and/or educational credentials in an agronomic or engineering field.


What we can offer:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance - 75% funded by EarthOptics for benefit-eligible employees and dependents 
  • Company paid LTD, STD and Life Insurance 
  • Meaningful equity option grants
  • 401k Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parental Leave
  • Professional Development 
  • Referral Program


    EarthOptics is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of any kind. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender or gender identity, national origin, age, or parental, veteran or disability status.

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    • Location
      Kansas City, Kansas
    • Department
      Field Operations
    • Employment Type
      Hourly
    • Minimum Experience
      Entry-level
    • Compensation
      $20/hour