Position: Field Technician

Company: Southern Scientific Services Ltd recently secured a major contract with Irish Water and we are currently seeking an Environmental Field Technician to join our growing Environmental sampling department.

Southern Scientific Services Ltd is an innovative and entrepreneurial company. It is one of Ireland’s leading independent providers of integrated environmental, analytical, monitoring and consulting services. It is distinguished from other environmental companies in having the support of in-house laboratory facilities with research capabilities. Recognising that knowledge is our most valuable asset we have a team of environmental experts with combined experience gained across all environmental disciplines.

Position: The Environmental Field Technician will be responsible for sampling drinking, ground and surface water samples to ISO specifications. As well as the operation and maintenance of auto-sampler systems and field equipment, documentation and logging samples.

Working independently from written work descriptions without direct onsite supervision.

Use of basic computer software to enter field data and observations through the LIMS system (LIMS will be on the job training).

Understanding of and adherence to environmental regulations and procedures.

Field testing including pH, Conductivity, temperature, DO, total and free chlorine and other specified tests.

Maintaining the reputation of the company by being prompt and professional.

Operation and proper maintenance of a company vehicle, cell phone and any other equipment.

Must be able to drive safely in various conditions and must be able to follow street maps.

Willingness to undertake daily travel including overnight stays will form an important part of this role.

Candidate: In Southern Scientific there is a strong culture of respect and fairness, quality and employee engagement. This is underpinned by our “can do” work ethic, our openness to change and ability to tackle scientific challenges. It is important that the candidate values and prioritises these attributes.

Successful candidates will have excellent customer service skills, strong administrative abilities and must be organised and outcome-oriented. The ability to work in a fast paced environment, with strong attention to detail is essential.

The Candidate should hold a full, clean Irish drivers licence.

To apply: e-mail your CV to info@southernscientificireland.com

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