Water Labs Technical Services Representative $18/hr

Grow West

compensation: $18 per hour
employment type: full-time
job title: Water Labs Technical Services Representative

The Water Labs Technician is responsible for measuring water stress in crops by using a pressure chamber, servicing soil probes and station towers and using computer software to accomplish assigned tasks

Duties and Responsibilities

•   Measure plant stress using a pressure chamber and report data to appropriate staff daily. *

•   Assist in soil moisture probe set up and installation. *

•   Service soil moisture probes and station towers to keep them operating. *

•   Calibrate soil moisture probes using appropriate software. *

·    Develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of our computer programs, product deliveries and inventory tracking. *

•   Assist with accounts receivable and accounts payable as needed. *

•   Create and publish data for customers as needed. *

•   Proactively seek and participate in available company-sponsored training, in an effort to develop and advance skill set and knowledge base. *

•   Present a professional image to our customers in all interactions (verbal, in-person, e-mail, etc.). *

•   Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies (i.e. vehicle, equipment usage, social media policy, etc.) and procedures as specified in company manuals and as directed in the employee handbook. *

•   Ability to work overtime on weekdays and weekends as needed. *

•   Performs other related duties as required 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Communication Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an employee must have excellent communication skills with PCAs, customers, and support staff. This includes excellent written and verbal skills, not limited to e-mail, text and phone calls.

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Math Ability:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Edge and Adobe Acrobat.


High School diploma, or equivalent.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, bend, stoop, kneel, and lift (up to 50 pounds). Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

This position also requires an employee to have the ability to drive a company vehicle safely and within state and company guidelines. The employee must also be able to travel to other branches, meeting locations, or customer farms.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Oral Communication Skills                                                     Written Communication Skills

Reading Comprehension                                                        Time Management

Interpersonal Communication Skills                                       Active Listening

Professionalism                                                                      Critical Thinking

Organization                                                                            Monitoring

Planning                                                                                  Service Orientation

Computer Literacy                                                                  Problem Solving

Keyboard Skills                                                                       Prioritization

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