Since 2000, Native has worked with clients to develop authentic solutions to their sustainability challenges and to implement both community- and landscape-scale projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, strengthen clients’ businesses, and contribute to progress on climate change around the world.
We construct unique project portfolios to meet climate goals, drive business value, and deliver tangible benefits to stakeholder communities – from customers and suppliers to employees and shareholders. Our methods enable companies to put their sustainability strategies into practice by investing in new climate action projects in and around their value chain.
Native’s team of strategists, project developers, environmental scientists, and legal counsel are devoted to strengthening the people, companies, and places at the heart of these initiatives, and we are seeking a Field Operations Technician to join our team.
About the role
You will work closely with Native’s Project team to facilitate and coordinate the design, analysis, implementation plans and on-going operations for on-farm climate projects, as well as the collection of associated project data management.
While your day-to-day workload will vary, your primary responsibilities involve coordinating the implementation and ongoing operations of one to five small scale manure only anaerobic digesters located on dairy farms in Vermont, along with other farm based R&D climate technology projects sites in the region. Depending on the time of year and project stage, this includes coordinating and ensuring proper routine maintenance through subcontractor relationships, coordinating equipment troubleshooting and repairs, data collection, engaging with project hosts and farmers, engaging with local governmental officials and grant making entities, assisting with the preparation of validation and verification documents, and managing data for grant reporting. This role is considered full time and reports to the VP, Project Development and Origination.
This position requires heavy lifting (<50 lbs) and/or climbing a ladder and/or stairs; a valid driver’s license.
What you’ll accomplish
Digester Program Design, Structuring and Implementation (70%)
Data Collection and Reporting (30%)
What you bring
Equal Opportunity Employer
Native believes an equitable and inclusive work environment and a diverse, engaged team are key to providing excellent stakeholder experiences. We’re searching for teammates who can enhance our culture and make our business better, and we strive to provide all applicants with an equitable and accessible recruitment process.
Native provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Native complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.