Field Technician at Hunter International Inc

Ames, IA 50010

About the Job

Field Technician

Ames, IA





  • Assist with field sample processing activities
  • Prepare samples for assay, including milling and/or preprocessing of samples
  • Weigh powder and/or seed samples
  • Conduct laboratory experiments and collect data according to established protocols
  • Operate and perform routine maintenance on laboratory instrumentation
  • Be able to lift 35 lbs



  • Some college course work in a scientific field, BS in Chemistry or Biology preferred.
  • Have a state-issued pesticide applicator license or obtain within 1 month of employment
  • Flexibility in work arrangements – you may be asked to perform the same task for an extended period of time or may be asked to perform different tasks on the same day
  • Experience with sample handling following Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) is preferred, but not mandatory
  • Basic chemistry knowledge, including proper chemical handling, use, storage, and disposal
  • Experience working in a chemistry or microbiology laboratory setting is preferred, but not mandatory


Preferred experience:

  • Equipment operation - tillage, planting, spraying, mowing, etc.
  • Maintenance - shop and equipment maintenance




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