Clemson University's Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science
has an opening for a full time permanent technician position. The Institute
and the position are located in Georgetown SC (not on campus). Georgetown
is about halfway between Charleston and Myrtle Beach, on the Atlantic Coast.

Apply through the Clemson HR website:
Click External Applicant Staff Job Board.  This is Job #100953


Manages environmental sensor program for variety of environmental research
projects, including installation, calibration, maintenance, and
troubleshooting. Helps plan sensor deployment and use, and manages data
collected by sensors.


60% - Essential - Technical Support: Test, troubleshoot, calibrate, and
operate instruments, sensors, power systems, and other field equipment
(e.g., Hobo, Decagon, Campbell Scientific, CID, LICOR, GPS, compass, etc.).
Inspect and maintain sensor and field infrastructure including sensor
mounts, towers, boardwalks, and electrical supplies, other field equipment,
safety equipment, and laboratory instruments, and follow safety and science
procedures.  Monitor and sample field sites for water quality, biological,
and physical properties (RTK, GPS, sapflow, YSI, etc.  Navigating to
previously established locations and collecting new waypoints in the field.

20% - Essential - Data Processing and Archiving: Use spreadsheets (excel),
word processing, databases, and industry software for downloading,
checking, and formatting data for analysis and archiving. Perform
statistical analyses.

10% - Essential - Project Planning: Assist the Baruch Scientists with
instrument installation and testing, materials planning, inventory and
ordering, researching new and current technology in environmental sensors,
and report work progress promptly and accurately. Follow established,
standardized field protocols for sensor installation and use, sample
collection and handling; record and verify accuracy of data from
sensors/sample collections; process samples in the laboratory; send samples
to external analytical labs.

5% - Essential - Lab Analysis: Operate lab equipment (e.g., Wiley Mill,
drying oven, analytical balance, pH meter, microscope, and muffle furnace).

5% - Essential - Student support:  Assist scientists with recruiting,
training, and guidance of seasonal field personnel and students.


A bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture or engineering technology.


Bachelor's Degree - or Master's in ecology, env. sciences, or engineering
related to sensor tech., or related discipline
Work Exp 1+ years

Applicant must be able to climb towers (such as flux towers) to install and
access sensors and be able to swim.


37.5 hr/week; Occasional overnight travel, daily schedule depends on
research needs, but typically runs a normal schedule


October 12, 2016


Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against
any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender,
pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran
status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally
diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural
environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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