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Field Technician


Location: Owensboro, KY, US, 42301
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: January 18, 2023
At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.
Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.
We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.
Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.
What you will do:
• Work in compliance with all Safety, Environmental and Operating Standards
• Set-up summer and contra nursery programs, including seed treatment
• Field preparations and seeding of small plot nurseries
• Operate small plot equipment, such as, tractors, sprayers, combine, and tillage equipment
• Take accurate agronomic notes on small plot field trials
• Assist with fall land preparations.
• Assist technical staff and plant breeders with other duties as required
What you will bring:
• Agriculture or Science Degree or Diploma student, or recent graduate, preferred
• Previous small plot field trial experience and/or agricultural or farm experience, an asset
• Valid Class 5 driver’s license
• Ability to work outdoors for extended periods of time under all weather conditions
• Ability to lift upwards of 50 lbs.
Are you a good match? Apply today!
The estimated salary that Indeed, Glassdoor and LinkedIn suggested does not represent Nutrien's compensation structure.
Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics
This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check, and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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