Fertigation Technician

Location: Ravena, NY

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Job Posted
Dec 14, 2023
Company: Curaleaf

Company & Role Overview

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  • Lead and Inspire.
  • Commit to Win.
  • ONE Curaleaf.
  • Driven to Deliver Excellence.

Fertigation Technician

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Check and balance EC & pH of stock tanks according to company standard operations procedures (SOPs)
  • Clean and sanitize nutrient tanks, pumps, filters as needed
  • Maintain and ensure Irrigation and Fertigation equipment is in good working order
  • Comply with company and product label safety procedures and use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Take nutrient samples to be sent out for analysis
  • Maintain and ensure proper storage and sanitation of all tools and equipment, including but not limited to shop vacs, pumps, hoses, carts, scissors, stools, totes, gloves, rags, and PPE gear
  • Meticulous record keeping of all nutrient use
  • Work closely with the grow team to ensure the irrigation/fertigation plan is properly implemented and maintained
  • Maintain inventory of all fertilizers on site
  • Ensure fertilizer concentrate tanks are filled adequately
  • Respond to system alarms and diagnose/troubleshoot issues quickly and effectively
  • Performs regular calibration of nutrient testing instruments
  • Responsible for the installation and maintenance of general irrigation equipment: valves, emitters, drip stakes, drip tubing, and bench lines
  • Monitor soil moisture content of the crop and obtain water samples for testing
  • Able to work variable shifts to meet business requirements. Including weekends, holidays, and over-time

Qualifications:

  • 21+
  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate required
  • Must have a valid driver's license and have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and emergencies as required
  • Hard worker and team player
  • Must understand and follow rules, regulations, policies, and procedures set forth by the state and company
  • Show skills in analyzing potential problems with plant health
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment
  • Physical aptitude and health necessary to perform manual labor tasks required for the proper management of a commercial grow
  • Display accountability, proactive behavior, and strong attention to detail
  • Agricultural or green industry experience required, preferably have a degree in Horticulture, Plant Science or related field
  • Basic knowledge about irrigation systems, the related components, and familiar with hydroponic solution formulation
  • Show skills in analyzing potential problems with plant health
  • Work with Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to effectively plan and prioritize
  • Display accountability, proactive behavior, and strong attention to detail

Physical Requirements:

  • This position requires a great deal of sitting, walking, bending, and reaching
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods, lift objects on a regular basis, and perform daily repetitive tasks
  • Close visual focus required
  • This position requires the extended and repetitive use of arms, hands, and fingers to cut/manipulate small objects
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lb.
  • Must be able to pass a respirator fit test

Facility Environment

  • Allergen warnings - Potential exposure to dust, pollen, and plant pathogens.
  • Exposure to cleaning solvents, such as high volumes of isopropyl alcohol
  • All jobs require daily use of provided PPE, such as masks, hair nets, beard covers, respirators, boot covers, scrubs, non-slip shoes, and Tyvek suits as necessary
  • Exposure to loud noises, including but not limited to air compressors, packaging equipment, and alarms.
  • Exposure to CO2 manufacturing procedures at OSHA approved CO2 levels
  • High stress tolerance, adaptable, ability to work in an ever-changing environment, flexible

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About Curaleaf

Curaleaf creates clean, reliable, trusted cannabis products for wellness and medical use. Our highly-skilled dispensary staff is trained—and dedicated!—to help you find just the right method and concentration to achieve your personal cannabis goals