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Plant Science

Lab Technician

Laramie, WY

2019_06_09_PLENTY_TIGRIS_GROW_ROOM_1348_FNL

At Plenty, we’re on a mission to give people in local communities everywhere access to the freshest, most amazing tasting produce possible. And to do so in a way that’s better for the planet.

The people and teams who make up Plenty are at the core of how we do that. We are an ag-tech company looking for lab technicians who are excited to enhance production and experiment with crops in a variety of hydroponic growing environments. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced energetic environment, you've found the right place!

About Role

This individual will be engaged with the company’s efforts to enhance the production and research of crops in various hydroponic growing environments. The person will assist with plant handling, harvesting, seeding, monitoring, as well as collection of environmental and production data.

What You'll Do

  • Harvest and transplant crops and insuring overall plant health

  • Assist the Grower with monitoring and controlling plan nutrition

  • Work with high-intensity plant production equipment

  • Pest and nutrient management

  • Collect plant and environmental data

  • Experimental set-up and execution

  • Cleaning lab/plant materials and equipment

What We're Looking For

  • Motivated individual with background in working with plants and can assist with a wide array of activities in plant growth and product development. Some direct plant experience preferred

  • Understanding of plant science, horticulture and plant materials, propagation, pest management, crop production

  • Technical problem solving skills

  • Experience with common data collection, analysis and documentation tools

  • Humble, teachable team-player who is enthusiastic and hard-working

  • Flexibility to work weekends as scheduled 

About Plenty

Plenty is here to change the way people eat, making extraordinary flavor and nutrition more available in a way that's better for people and the planet. We build farms that can put craveable flavor first while delivering exceptional yields. And our produce is always pesticide-free and grown using less than 1% of the land and 5% of the water of outdoor farming.

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