Field Tech I/II

DRI's Division of Atmospheric Sciences is seeking a full-time Field Tech I/II to work at its Stead Weather Modification Technical facility at the Reno-Stead airport, NV.

Specific job functions include but are not limited to:
Fabrication of generator components using MIG welders, horizontal/vertical band saws, drill press, grinders, sanders and hand tools while following schematics, notes and verbal instruction.
Testing, troubleshooting and repairing generator system failures while under supervision.
Updating Campbell Scientific, Inc. (CSI) generator operating programs using CRBasic and Edlog.
Participate in field trips remote sites located in and outside of Nevada. These field trips may involve operation of heavily loaded 4x4 trucks towing heavy trailers on rough, off-road terrain, and/or safe operation of snowmobiles into remote, high altitude field sites.

To succeed in this role, you'll be required to possess:
High school diploma/GED.
Completion of a technical training program OR equivalent combination of education/experience in computer programming.
Basic to extensive experience (2 or 4 years) with hand tools , metal fabrications tools, welding and machine shop tools
Experience with CSI or similar data loggers, and field installation.
Experience operating off-road vehicles (trucks, snowmobiles, quads preferred), and towing a trailer while driving a vehicle in off-road conditions.
Valid driver's license from any U.S. state/territory. Safe driving record and no moving violations preferred.

Ability to make occasional trips into the field for a period of 1-7 days while operating field vehicles/snowmobiles in adverse winter conditions. Ability to perform sustained and vigorous physical activities in adverse weather conditions.
Ability to stand and walk for extended periods; frequently stoop, bend, and kneel; lift and move objects weighing up to 60 lbs and work at heights on towers of (<35').

If this sounds like the job for you, visit our website at
for a complete description, all required qualifications, and how to apply online. To learn more about DRI, visit us at
or call the recruitment office at 702-862-5390. DRI is an EEO/AA employer.

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