Carbon Technician

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Carbon Technician

Boora

The successful candidate will work as part of the carbon research team to assist in the monitoring of carbon from PCAS bogs, the maintenance and calibration of equipment, the preparation of standard operating procedures, collecting soil and water samples, time series data analysis, geo-spatial analysis, development and deliverable of QA/QC procedures.

The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following:

  • Conduct carbon monitoring at a range of bogs under the PCAS scheme. This will involve travel to and from the bogs and collecting measurements of greenhouse gases. This will also involve assisting in the calibration and maintenance associated with CO2 flux chambers.
  • Assisting with the calibration and maintenance of equipment to measure hydro-meteorological variables. This will involve regular site visits, equipment inspections, working with third party suppliers.
  • Soil and water sampling. This will involve using a peat auger to sample peat and then storing and delivery of samples to labs. Spot samples of peat drains may also be required
  • Assist in preparation of reports and presentations to meet reporting requirements under PCAS
  • Assist with timeseries, statistical and geospatial analysis. This will involve using Excel or preferably R Statistical Software Package to analyse carbon fluxes across PCAS sites
  • Provide such information and assistance as may be required for the company to fulfil its statutory and legal reporting obligations such as AER’s and for the communication and agreement of bog rehabilitation plans with the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health and Safety, and Welfare of co-employees and members of the public using the premises
  • Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider team’s, objectives.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge and attributes:

  • At least two years experience in a technical role;
  • Level 8+ qualification in Environmental Science/Management, Physics, Engineering or related scientific subject or equivalent;
  • Proficiency in MS Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint);
  • Some experience in using ArcGIS and Python statistical software package desirable;
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills;
  • Experience using R statistical software, ArcGIS and remote
    sensing would be desirable.
  • Full Clean Driving License 

The selection process for this role will include candidate screening from application.

Visit https://bnmproject.sharepoint.com/sites/thehub/Pages/Current-Vacancies.aspx for more information.

If you wish to be considered simply click “Apply” on the job advert, on or before 19th July 2024.

Bord na Móna is an equal opportunities employer.

Carbon TechnicianBoora

The successful candidate will work as part of the carbon research team to assist in the monitoring of carbon from PCAS bogs, the maintenance and calibration of equipment, the preparation of standard operating procedures, collecting soil and water samples, time series data analysis, geo-spatial analysis, development and deliverable of QA/QC procedures.

The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following:

  • Conduct carbon monitoring at a range of bogs under the PCAS scheme. This will involve travel to and from the bogs and collecting measurements of greenhouse gases. This will also involve assisting in the calibration and maintenance associated with CO2 flux chambers.
  • Assisting with the calibration and maintenance of equipment to measure hydro-meteorological variables. This will involve regular site visits, equipment inspections, working with third party suppliers.
  • Soil and water sampling. This will involve using a peat auger to sample peat and then storing and delivery of samples to labs. Spot samples of peat drains may also be required
  • Assist in preparation of reports and presentations to meet reporting requirements under PCAS
  • Assist with timeseries, statistical and geospatial analysis. This will involve using Excel or preferably R Statistical Software Package to analyse carbon fluxes across PCAS sites
  • Provide such information and assistance as may be required for the company to fulfil its statutory and legal reporting obligations such as AER’s and for the communication and agreement of bog rehabilitation plans with the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health and Safety, and Welfare of co-employees and members of the public using the premises
  • Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider team’s, objectives.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge and attributes:

  • At least two years experience in a technical role;
  • Level 8+ qualification in Environmental Science/Management, Physics, Engineering or related scientific subject or equivalent;
  • Proficiency in MS Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint);
  • Some experience in using ArcGIS and Python statistical software package desirable;
  • Excellent report writing and communication skills;
  • Experience using R statistical software, ArcGIS and remote sensing would be desirable.
  • Full Clean Driving License 

The selection process for this role will include candidate screening from application.

Visit https://bnmproject.sharepoint.com/sites/thehub/Pages/Current-Vacancies.aspx for more information.

If you wish to be considered simply click “Apply” on the job advert, on or before 19th July 2024.

Bord na Móna is an equal opportunities employer.