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PDS Tech Inc Technology Development Field Assistant (Entry)-Production Ops-PROD-CS-US in Louisville, Kentucky

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking Technology Development Field Assistant (Entry)-Production Ops-PROD-CS-US

Job Summary:

  • Technology Development & Agronomy Organization Field Assistants to support operations.

  • These are temporary assignments that last for up to nine months.

  • The positions will be located at various Technology Development (TD) locations across the US.

  • While on assignment, you will report directly to the ARM or TDR, who is responsible for coordinating the local field research program.

  • The Field Assistants will serve as key members of the local TD team that generates high quality product data for our customers and will have opportunities to interact with client representatives and farmer cooperators.


  • Safety: comply with all OSHA and client safety requirements.

  • Pre-Planting: assist with plot seed preparation, product delivery, field preparation, plot staking, and regulatory compliance.

  • Planting: assist ARM or TDR with planting activities.

  • Data: assist with required data collection.

  • Plot Maintenance: mowing, hand weeding, spraying border areas, signage. Mid-Season: participation in plot tours, field trainings, and field days.

  • Harvest: assist and support all harvest activities in a region.

  • Equipment Maintenance: assist with preventative maintenance and repair of equipment.

  • Regulatory Compliance: understand and carry out all USDA-APHIS & client Stewardship requirements for regulated plot testing.

  • Medium Equipment Hauling: tow equipment on trailer.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).

  • Valid driver's license.

  • Ability to lift up to 70lbs.

  • Ability to pass pre-employment Drivers Checks (MVR & FMCSA Checks).

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Ability to operate farm equipment.

  • Able to live and work in a remote environment.

  • Familiarity with Windows Operating Systems/ basic computer skills.

  • College degree: Prior agricultural experience or field research experience.

  • Certified Pesticide Application License or ability to obtain a license.

  • 1-3 Years of Experience

  • Location: Kentucky/S Indiana - Fully Remote

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.