Job opportunity

NEON, Inc. seeks Field Technician

Ecology Instrumentation

Fairbanks, Alaska

NEON, Inc. seeks applications to the position of field technician (level 1, 2, or 3 depending on skills, experience, and education). The position is fulltime and will be based in Fairbanks, Alaska.

This position supports sites in the Taiga and Tundra Domains. Taiga Domain candidate sites are located at the Caribou-Poker Creeks Research Watershed near Chatanika, AK, south of Delta Junction, AK and near Healy, AK. Tundra Domain candidates sites are located at Toolik Field Station south of Prudhoe Bay and at Barrow Environmental Observatory.

The Taiga and Tundra domains include most of Alaska.

Responsibilities include testing, troubleshooting, and operating instruments, calibration equipment, and test fixtures; inspecting and maintaining civil infrastructure including boom arms, sensor mounts, towers, boardwalks and instrument huts; assisting the NEON Systems Engineering Product Team with instrument installation and testing (approximately the first 6 months; and recording activities, completed work, and trouble tickets according to field operations protocol. The work is physical and involves walking, hiking, prolonged standing, walking, and bending. Heavy items (e.g. equipment and packs up to 40

pounds) must be lifted and carried on a routine basis.

The position is open until filled.

The intended start date is 8 June 2015.

For further information (including details of the position levels 1-3) or to apply, please click on the ‘Field Technician I, II, III – Instrumentation’ link at:

For questions, please contact:

Keller Noble

Phone: 720-921-2621

Email: careers

Sarah Principato, Associate Professor

Department of Environmental Studies

Gettysburg College

Gettysburg, PA 17325




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