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Position: Agricultural Field Technician

SCHEDULE-IT PTY LTD is a specialist irrigation monitoring and scheduling company based in Finley, NSW. We supply, install and maintain a range of in field irrigation related Agtech units for broadacre and horticultural farms to collect data for irrigation monitoring and scheduling. We offer industry leading irrigation scheduling software and irrigation monitoring solutions.

SCHEDULE-IT has an exciting new position available in our team.

Job

Agricultural Field Technician

About the position

Our Techs are responsible for assembling, installing, and maintaining our in-field irrigation scheduling and monitoring units. The position includes travelling to farms as well as assembly and repairing of units in our workshop.

About You

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and have at least 3 years’ hands-on experience in on-farm irrigation.
Good Cropping and general farming knowledge.
Having an agriculture-based degree or certificate would be an advantage.
Having worked with soil moisture probes and irrigation scheduling will be an advantage but not necessary.

Key responsibilities

  • Field data gathering.
  • Regular auger reports to check soil health and root development Basic plant.
  • Health inspections and growth stage documentation.
  • Set up and calibration of precision ag technology on farm for data collection.
  • Assembly of data point sensors.
  • Problem solving infield on data points and other factors influencing data collection.
  • Regular travel to farms.

To be successful in this role you will be passionate about farming and agriculture. In addition, you will have:

  • Technical and diagnostic aptitude
  • Current driving license
  • Good time management skills and the ability to work unsupervised
  • Team player with Strong work ethic
  • Good computer and communication skills
  • Accurate reporting and record keeping
  • Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot on the job
  • Experience working in agricultural or horticultural sector

We offer candidates

  • Competitive salary package
  • Training and support
  • Career development
  • Work in the workshop and out in the field
  • Stable work environment in a growing company with motivated team
  • Work daily with industry leading Agtech software and equipment.
  • Possible visa sponsorship for the right candidate

Salary Expectation

Industry experience related between: $70 000 to $80 000 per year (AUD) plus superannuation.

Agricultural Field Technician Application