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Student Service Contractor Louisiana 4/29/2021 +
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Organization:U.S. Geological Survey

Location:Lafayette, Louisiana

Job Description:

We anticipate hiring a student services contractor to assist with a remote sensing project to monitor waterfowl habitat and shorebird habitat on agricultural landscapes along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast from Texas to Alabama using satellite imagery. This student contract position is open to a recent graduate with a B.S. degree. The applicant must have graduated within the last year. This student services contractor will help with the following activities: (1) geospatial data compilation; (2) assess waterfowl and shorebird habitats via classification of satellite imagery; (3) data management; (4) geospatial data analysis; (5) figure and table preparation; and (6) verbal and written communication of results. The student services contractor will work under the guidance of Nicholas Enwright (https://www.usgs.gov/staff-profiles/nicholas-enwright).

In order to be eligible, applicants must have the status listed above and be eligible to work in the U.S. as a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident. The applicant should have an interest and experience in remote sensing and geospatial analyses.

To apply for this position, please send the following information to Nicholas Enwright via email (enwrightn@usgs.gov):

  1. A cover letter explaining their interest in the position
  2. A resume or CV with references
  3. A sample geospatial-focused report or product, particularly one with remote sensing components (e.g., a class paper or writing assignment)

Please send this information in an attachment via email with the following subject line “Application: Student Research Opportunity.” A single attachment is preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For questions, contact Nicholas Enwright (enwrightn@usgs.gov)

Statement of Work for Student Services Agreement

Project Description: The U.S. Geological Survey Wetland and Aquatic Research Center supports remote sensing and GIS analyses for the Gulf Coast Joint Venture (GCJV; gcjv.org). The GCJV is a bird habitat conservation partnership that spans the coastal portions of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. The mission of the GCJV is to advance the conservation of important bird habitats within the GCJV region through biological planning, implementation of habitat conservation actions, and focused monitoring and evaluation of the planning and implementation process. This applicant will produce classifications of waterfowl and shorebird habitat on inland agricultural lands along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast from Texas to Alabama using satellite imagery. Results from this project directly support the focused monitoring objectives of the GCJV partnership. These data are used by the staff of the GCJV to support regional planning and/or evaluation of bird habitats within the region.

Types of Services Required: The candidate will work under the guidance of a Geographer with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to produce classifications of waterfowl and shorebird habitat on inland agricultural lands along the northern Gulf of Mexico coast from Texas to Alabama using satellite imagery. This student services contractor will help with various project activities including but not limited to: (1) inventorying and compiling satellite imagery and other geospatial data; (2) classification of Landsat satellite imagery; (3) geospatial data analysis; (4) data management; (5) data entry; (6) figure and table preparation; and (7) verbal and written communication of results.

Required Expertise/Skills: In order to be eligible, applicants must have graduated with a degree within the past year in Geography, Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Sciences, Geology, or a related field. The applicant should have experience in the following areas: (1) geospatial data compilation; (2) remote sensing-based classifications; (3) data management; (4) geospatial data analysis; (5) figure and table preparation; and (6) verbal and written communication of results. Applicants should have experience with of Esri ArcGIS (version 10.X is preferred) and ERDAS IMAGINE and classification of satellite imagery.

Description of Working Conditions: Work is performed primarily in an office environment and includes long hours of working at a computer.

Compensation: $18.19 per hour

Principal Duty Station: The student services contractor will conduct their work at the USGS Wetland and Aquatic Research Center in Lafayette, Louisiana.


Apply By:7/29/2021


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