Agricultural Collection Specialist - Soil Sampler

Deveron UAS Corp. - Charlottetown, PE (30+ days ago)

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Deveron UAS Corp, based in Ontario Canada, operates Agricultural Collection Services in rural settings across North America with a focus on the agricultural sector. Deveron is currently expanding and looking to hire suitable candidates as Agricultural Collection Specialists (RPAS Drone Pilots & Soil Sampler).

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Competitive Wages with incentive program for a passionate and motivated individual looking for full time position with potential for exceptional growth in the Precision Ag Field.
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Required Skills and Expectations:

  • Season will depend on weather, location and jobs
  • Willing to work weekends, holidays and long hours, as required
  • Willing to travel within Province, as required
  • Experience operating all terrain vehicles (ATVS and/or UTVs)
  • Mechanically inclined, experience performing routine maintenance, daily care and minor repairs.
  • Ability to lift minimum of 50 lbs
  • Valid driver’s license with clean drivers abstract
  • Ability and experience operating larger motor vehicles (i.e. pick up truck)
  • Comfortable working in all weather conditions, cold, snow, rain, wind, sun etc.
  • Organized, dependable and detailed oriented
  • Physically fit, self starter, good interpersonal skills
  • Familiar with Precision Ag technology and techniques, Agricultural experience an asset
  • Advanced computer skills, email, excel, google drive, handheld GPS unit, google earth, website platforms, GIS software
  • Capable of working independently and in teams.
  • Must complete the Company Training program and follow the guidelines set in the Company Operations Manual.
  • RPAS Advanced Certification
  • Experience with Rotary and fixed wing drones
  • Experience with different flight software platforms
  • Experience processing data collected from Drone flights

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Responsibilities:

  • Conduct data collection operations as assigned by Dispatch, in a timely and efficient manner. Data Collection Operations may include but are not limited to; Soil sampling, Plant Tissue, Installations, Maintenance inspections, Boundary mapping, Crop Mapping, Drone Imaging, Data collection
  • Maintenance and daily care of company equipment, compliance with company procedures.
  • Proper use of all company PPE required during daily tasks
  • Communications - daily correspondence with Soil Sampling Coordinator and Dispatch
  • Customer Service - interactions by email and phone with Clients
  • Admin - Daily reporting and tracking details related to assigned jobs.
  • Proper labeling and handling of samples, Timely delivery for analysis.
  • IT - Data Management, creating files in GIS Software, and uploading to website platform
  • Daily logs and Tracking

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Benefits:

  • Work from home opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Casual dress
  • Company car

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Benefits:

  • Company Car
  • Company Events
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Work From Home

Experience:

  • Agricultural : 1 year (Preferred)
  • Soil Sampling : 1 year (Preferred)
  • Drone/RPAS : 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Secondary School (Required)

Location:

  • Charlottetown, PE (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Advanced RPAS (Preferred)