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Greenhouse Technology Scientist

Hunter International Morrisville, NC

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Greenhouse Technology Scientist
Morrisville, NC
Pay rate  $28/HR

Greenhouse Technology Scientist will act as technical lead for all plant growth control systems and lead functional teams to address greenhouse facility issues and troubleshoot processes as they arise.

Greenhouse Technology Scientist Responsibilities:
  • Develop programs for user interface and troubleshoot infrastructure with control system
  • Troubleshoot issues with infrastructure and mechanical components of air handlers, harvesting equipment, dust collection equipment, irrigation components, and screen and vent motors.
  • Provide expert horticultural/entomological knowledge focusing on using biocontrols.
  • Consult with all pest control teams on site.
  • Develop and educate staff in all facilities in RTP to identify insects and employ a robust integrated pest management program.
  • Assist in forecasting the needs of all greenhouse facilities and help formulate short and long-range goals for the use of each facility.
  • Develop and maintain web based platform for information storage and sharing for multiple facilities (Sharepoint).
  • Maintain accurate records of chemical inventory and work with EPA’s WPS laws to train others on chemical safety.
  • Present written reports and keep accurate records on various greenhouse management parameters to larger groups.
  • Help draft and maintain SOPs and Work Instructions.
  • Plan, execute and align greenhouse facility to provide needed services.
  • Train and lead staff on new policies/protocols or on new equipment related to greenhouse services.
Greenhouse Technology Scientist Qualifications:
  • BS with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience, or MS with a minimum of 1 years relevant experience, or Non degreed with a minimum of 12 years relevant experience
  • Organized and self-motivated with strong communication skills.
  • Proficient in computer skills
  • Have the ability to prioritize work load and solve problems independently.
  • Able to lift 50 lb bags of soil
  • Able to drive a forklift
  • Able to wear respirator and obtain valid NC pesticide applicator license

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