Morwick G360 is Hiring! We are looking for a dynamic and innovative person who enjoys working outdoors with their hands and varied mechanical equipment, in an environment that focuses on innovation and creative problem solving, mentoring and training of students and junior staff.
Reporting to the Director and Chief Operating Officer of Morwick G360, the Equipment Technologist plays a key role in the management of existing specialty research equipment and in the creation of new and/or improved research equipment, as well as the mentoring and training of students and staff on the use of this equipment.
Key duties include:
- Using your strong mechanical skills (fabrication, machining, plumbing, and electrical skills are all assets) and innovative ideas to implement designs, improve designs, build/fabricate and test components for innovative groundwater monitoring devices used both above and below ground, such as multilevel monitoring wells; work with equipment manufacturers and other Morwick G360 staff to create new parts/equipment to solve research challenges, troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and/or design flaws, and work with piping and tubing, pumps, and flow meters and a variety of connective parts – ~40%;
- Utilizing your ability to make things happen in the field to organize and successfully conduct / oversee field work, which includes but is not limited to multilevel well component inventory control and component procurement, multilevel well installations, geophysical logging, water level measurements, rock core sampling, groundwater and gas sampling – 30%;
- Organizing field data, documenting and inputting into electronic data systems, QA/QC’ing data and preparing raw data outline in figures and tables -10%;
- Communicating with faculty, Morwick G360 Project Managers and team members regarding activities, data and results as required – 10%
- Performing equipment and field installation maintenance, and working with other Morwick G360 personnel to develop and implement design improvements for hydrogeological and geophysical tools and methods – 10%
Requirements of the position include:
- High school diploma with trade certification(s); college or university degree is preferred, with a focus in these topic areas: drilling, mechanical, geological, environmental science or civil engineering, hydrogeology
- Experience working with your hands is required
- Experience working with varied mechanical equipment is required
- Certified Well Technician license is an asset (obtaining post-hiring an option)
- Experience working in a research environment is an asset
The deadline to apply is February 7th. If the position sounds like a good fit for you, learn more and submit your application via the University of Guelph Careers webpage.