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Skilled Labor/ Trades

Living Web Farms (Mills River, NC) is seeking engaged individuals for full time positions in  biochar production.  Principal responsibilities are based around production of high quality  biochar and development of co­products from slow pyrolysis of woody biomass.   Team members should expect a positive work environment centered on sustainable technology development. Projects arise on an as needed basis, and opportunities to lead projects of your own design are available.  Applicants must be comfortable working outdoors, with occasional hard labor and  extended work hours.   

Biochar Production tasks include: 
❖ Operating slow pyrolysis triple batch retort system 
❖ Processing and conditioning biochar products 
❖ Processing and development of wood gas condensate products 
❖ Operating heat recovery system 

Ancillary tasks include, but are not limited to: 
❖ Maintaining and improving production equipment 
❖ Sourcing and processing feedstocks 
❖ Periodically engaging in educational outreach  

Skills Required
● Degree in Sustainable Technologies, Environmental Science or related field,  OR, 2+ years work experience in related industry  
● Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot mechanical systems 
● Effective at managing oneself and prioritizing tasks; self starter 
● Ability to lift up to 80 pounds  ...