Field Team Technical Assistant
Posted on Jan 21, 2019 by Anonymous
Our clients are looking for a self-motivated individual, with good communication skills and keen to learn. You will work as part of a small dedicated team based at our Shefford office, but also be confident to work alone representing the Company.
You will be working for one of the UK's leading Independent Precision Farming and Irrigation Management Companies. Our clients are some of the most Professional and Innovative growers in the world.
You will be fluent in English, self-motivated, with a keen interest in Agriculture. You will need a full driving licence and be computer literate particularly with MS Outlook and Excel. During the period from September to March, you will be operating one of the Company's state of the art fully automated soil sampling machines mounted in a John Deere Gator with GPS guidance. From March to August you will be collecting soil moisture data, and be involved with the installation and maintenance of the Company's soil moisture and weather monitoring equipment as part of the Precision Irrigation team.
A good remuneration package is on offer with this position, together with Company Pension and a private medical scheme. The Company will provide all necessary training together with a vehicle and all tools necessary to conduct your work.
The Company's work is spread over a large area, and annual mileage would be circa 35K.
JOB LENGTH/ EMPLOYMENT TYPE: This is a full time position that is on offer. - Immediate start.
QUALIFICATIONS/LICENCES REQUIRED: Clean full driving licence essential, an additional trailer licence would be ideal though not essential. Practical farming experience would be desirable. The successful candidate will be fluent in English, and computer literate particularly in MS Outlook and Excel.
HOURS: Average hours per week 55
SALARY/PAY RATE: £9 per hour - overtime for any weekend work is paid out at time and a half.
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