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Student Field Tech Mississippi 6/28/2021 +
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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to help with summer field work, with possibility of extension into fall, on a cross-disciplinary research project among forestry, soils, and wildlife disciplines. The incumbent will join a fieldwork team and assist as needed with field sampling and lab work. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, insect pitfall trapping, vegetation measurements, water quality and soil respiration evaluation, LiDAR data collection, and data entry.

Minimum requirements include characteristics like hard working, responsible, good communication skills, etc. Experience is not needed but evidence of the above characteristics from past job references would be great, especially in field conditions like Mississippi summers. Work hours are flexible ranging from a couple days per week to 40 hours per week during summer and pocket of day work during fall at $10/hour. A valid driver's license will be required considering state vehicle use. Applicants should contact Dr. Ray Iglay: ray.iglay@msstate.edu and include their resume, availability, and brief description of reasons for applying and how they meet the selection criteria.


Apply By:9/28/2021


Posted By: KBrasher

Kiln Operator Multiple States 5/26/2021 +
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Organization:Lewis Lumber and Milling

Job Description:

Lewis Lumber and Milling is seeking a candidate looking for a paid internship as a kiln operator. This position is a full time opportunity working for a family owned and operated flooring and cabinet moulding manufacturer. The main responsibility of this role is to oversee the drying of lumber in a kiln, measuring and tracking the moisture content and overseeing the drying schedule operations.

Kiln Operator Responsibilities:

  • Determines fluent drying cycle and kiln schedule while making routine adjustments to achieve proficient operations.
  • Weigh lumber samples periodically during drying process and readjusts temperature and humidity controls to regulate moisture reduction rate and avoid damage to lumber.
  • Measures moisture content of lumber at completion of drying cycle, using moisture meter, to ensure that specified amount of moisture has been removed.
  • Control quality of drying utilizing kiln samples and adjust drying rates to ensure lumber exceeds quality standards, as we always strive to exceed industry grades.
  • Manages Brunner-Hildebrand track and package kilns to dry lumber to specified moisture content
  • Assist with loading and unloading kilns when needed

Room for advancement, pay bonuses, and benefit packages (dental, health, 401K, PTO) available upon meeting eligibility To apply; please contact us directly at 615-560-0324 or email dbradley@lewismilling.com, please include a resume


Apply By:8/26/2021


Posted By: KBrasher