Technician III

Texas A&M AgriLife

Date: 1 week ago
City: Beaumont, TX
Contract type: Full time
Texas A&M AgriLife
Job Title
Technician III

Texas A&M Agrilife Research


Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Beaumont, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Technician III serves as lead technician within assigned section. Evaluates, selects and executes standard and advanced scientific techniques used in diagnostic laboratory functions, provides assistance to professional staff


  • Serves as lead technician within assigned section

  • Evaluates, selects and executes standard and advanced scientific techniques used in diagnostic laboratory functions

  • Supervises and participates in the spring preparation of fields and levees for research plots

  • Assists with evaluation, harvest, and cataloging of large plots in support of research and education operations

  • Assists scientific and professional staff in scheduling and use of equipment

  • Supervises and assist in the maintenance of research fields, field roads and drainage systems. Including mowing, grading, back filling road materials, maintaining drainage systems, and repairing underground irrigation system

  • Performs routine maintenance, troubleshooting and assist in repairs to scientific, farm equipment and machinery

  • Performs other related duties as required

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Three years of related experience

Preferred Experience:

  • 5+ year’s growing, maintaining, and harvesting commercial-scale rice fields

  • Working relationship with local growers

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to operate a wide range of field equipment

  • Ability to enter information into database, use word processing, and spreadsheets

  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment, scientific apparatus, and computer equipment

  • Skilled in use of relevant laboratory equipment, scientific apparatus, and computer equipment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ensure attention to detail

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others

Required Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:

  • Willingness to complete training required to obtain a Wastewater license

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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