Hydrologic Technician II

Employer
NANA
Location
MN, Minnesota, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 13, 2021
Ref
2216656855
Discipline
Energy
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Hydrologic Technician II
Description
Aperture Federal, an Akima Company, supports the Intelligence, DoD, and Science and Research communities with tools, domain knowledge, analyst teams and essential mission staffing services. We continually seek people with the skills, experience and passion to successfully leverage the complete intelligence lifecycle across America's most critical initiatives. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company's profits go back to our more than 14,000 IƱupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.
Background:
The Upper Midwest Water Science Center (UMid WSC), conducts sampling and data management in support of the USGS mission. Although predominantly federal, UMid's customers and cooperators also include state and international government organizations.
Purpose:
Full time position that serves as a Hydrologic Technician II for the Upper Midwest Water Science Center. The incumbent has a wide range of duties including data collection, data analysis, data management, and general construction and field support.
Responsibilities:
Task 1: Hydrologic data collection and analysis and training for the development of professional competence in the scientific areas of and related to hydrology.
- The contractor shall use a variety of methods and equipment to: collect hydrologic data including stage records for streams, lakes, and wells; collect and preserve water samples for the analysis of chemical, sediment, or biological characteristics; make discharge measurements; run levels to gages and wells.
- The contractor shall check discharge measurement computations; compute mean daily gage heights or prepares digital recorder tapes for computer processing; develop rating curves depicting the relationship between stage and discharge; and compute and compile daily discharge values.
Task 2: Technical Writing
- The contractor shall write reports on non-complex hydrologic studies or write selected sections of broader, complex investigative reports.
Task 3: Assist higher-level hydrologists
- The contractor shall measure flood peaks indirectly by using transits or levels;
- The contractor shall collect and log geologic samples at well sites; observing well drilling operations, or, performing pump tests;
- The contractor shall prepare graphic representation of hydrologic data by way of maps, charts,
- hydrographs, and frequency curves;
- The contractor shall determine the chemical or biological components of water for QW studies; and
- The contractor shall prepare changes to standard computer programs or spot-checking printouts to detect sources of errors.
Physical Demands/Travel:
- Office work is sedentary and may involve long periods of working at a desk, digitizing equipment, and computer terminals. Fieldwork is performed in marshes, oceans, and other types of aquatic and wetland habitats. Field studies involve considerable physical demands, such as frequent, extensive travel on foot over rough, mucky flooded areas; exertion from lifting and carrying equipment; and energy drain from cold, wet and windy weather in winter to hot, humid, and buggy conditions in summer.
- Some Travel may be required.
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
- B.S. in an environmental field
- At least 1 year of experience with:
- Installing, adjusting, inspecting, and servicing crest-stage indicators, well-recorders, and other instruments for the collection of ground and surface water data; and checking gage settings to ensure continuing accuracy of the records obtained from instruments.
- Observing and noting conditions that may have a bearing on stage-discharge relationships, making and compiling observations of the fluctuations of ground water levels in designated wells.
- Collecting water samples for chemical analysis.
The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
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Job: Health, Safety & Environmental
Primary Location: US-Minnesota
Shift: Day Job
Req ID: APE00171

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