Temporary Field Technician Specialist POOL
Department: Kansas Geological Survey
Position #: 00071615
Position Title: Temporary Worker-UPS (Pool)
Working Title: Temporary Field Technician Specialist
50% - Assist drill and seismic crew on exploration-drilling and seismic projects being conducted throughout Kansas and possibly outside Kansas. Assist with maintenance of equipment and operation of vehicles. Load and unload cement, drill mud, drill stem, well casing, etc. Assist with set up and drilling of test wells, handle well casing, etc. Assist with set up and drilling of test wells, handle well casing and drill stem, and clean-up of drilling equipment, restoration of drill site at completion of project.
40% - Collect core samples as directed by geologist in charge of research project. Assist in preparing and processing lithologic samples for use and storage, and may include assisting with pumping test and preparation of maps, tables, charts, records, etc. Assist seismic field crew planting geophones and laying seismic cable.
10% - Assist in maintenance and upkeep of storage facilities and other duties as directed by the supervisor.
1. Kansas Class "C" driver's license at onset of employment.
2. Physical ability to repetitively lift heavy items such as cement sacks, etc., and to work outdoors in typical Kansas summer weather.
3. Capability to be away from Lawrence for one or more weeks.
1. Previous experience with or around drilling or farm equipment, construction, or farm experience.
1. Experience in fieldwork such as drilling, surveying, or farmhand.
2. Experience with heavy vehicle maintenance and operation.
3. Experience driving heavy trucks (>25,000 lbs) and vehicles pulling trailers.
Salary: $10.00-$12.50 per hour, depending on qualifications/experience.
Contact Information for Applicants: Annette Delaney, 785/864-2152, email@example.com
Application Deadline/Review Date: Ongoing
Estimated Start Date: Ongoing, exact starting date negotiable and dependent on project need.
Special Application Instructions: Please complete the online application. A cover letter and resume are welcome but not required. Provide work references.
Conditions of Employment: This position will have the following employment conditions. It will have a "contingent upon funding" designation which means that this position is partially or fully funded by restricted funds, grants, funds contingent upon grants, or endowed funds from any source, and as a result is subject to the availability of such funds and may be reduced without the usual notice period in the event the funding source is decreased.
Employment Classification: Unclassified Professional Staff. This is a temporary position and therefore it cannot exceed 999 hours in a calendar year. Temporary positions do not include benefits.
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