Internship_ Summer Research Technician
Pay: $15/hourJob Description:Collins Agricultural Consultants Inc. is offering an internship and possible future full time position of field research technician. The Field Research Technician Intern will assist in all phases of a multifaceted research program. Collins Ag. provides service to chemical, seed and fertilizer corporations in the form of efficacy and residue trialing. Companies contract with Collins Ag to test new chemistries for effectiveness on diseases and insects for a wide range of crops. As well as residue testing for EPA registration for new pesticides. Collins Ag is headquartered in Oregon City, OR where its main research farm and facility is located. Trials are also performed in Hermiston, OR where a second smaller research farm is located. As a Research Technician Intern, you will have the opportunity to work in all operations related to field trials, seed preparation, spray application, field plot management, harvesting, and data collection. The Research Technician can expect to work with a wide range of crops including row vegetables, field crops, seed crops, tree fruit, berries, hemp and grapes. You will be required to work with and around pesticides and other dangerous agricultural equipment. It will be of utmost importance to use safe practices when performing daily activities. The research technician intern will be required to work long hours during busy seasons and will be expected to arrive on time to work. Responsibilities: Utilization of research equipment such as planters, harvesters, and spray equipment as needed.Assist in different operations, seeding, management of plants, data collection, harvest, etc.Assist in computer related activities and provide support for testing activities such as operation of chemical mixing and rate calculations.Apply for this job.