Research Asst - composting pilot program - Simpson

Environmental Studies
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Michael Simpson

This position will assist in the development of a commercial scale pilot composting operation for source separated organic wastes in Brattleboro VT. Initial start-up design, set-up and coordination with solid waste management district and waste company personnel will be followed by monitoring of composting moisture, oxygen and temperature required to inform operational standard operating procedures.
Ability to work independently, demonstrated initiative and self-motivation and ability to communicate with a diverse group of stakeholders. Can travel to Brattleboro, VT on a set schedule, ability to record information and transfer it to documents and/or spreadsheets. Be able to draft summary documents of collected information and pursue collection and completion of information for required permitting.