The Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility (HIF), located at Stennis Space Center, Mississippi is a unique instrumentation facility within the Water Resources Discipline (WRD) of the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The HIF supports the hydrologic data collection efforts of USGS scientists in all 50 States, Puerto Rico and several other U.S. Territories. USGS hydrologic scientists and technicians measure and monitor streamflow, ground water levels and water quality at thousands of locations. The data they collect are publicly available and are used by engineers, water managers, scientists, recreationists, and the general public for multiple purposes.
HIF’s mission is to provide quality equipment and instrumentation support to its customers. The HIF facility and activities provide hydrologic instruments, equipment, and supplies for USGS as well as Other Federal Agencies (OFA) and USGS Cooperators. The HIF tests, evaluates, repairs, calibrates, and develops hydrologic equipment and instruments. In addition, HIF’s technical staff provides training to USGS and OFA personnel on the use and operation of equipment. Technical support, for the equipment stocked by HIF, is also provided to customers.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform warehousing services necessary to meet the needs of Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility (HIF) customers. Typical duties shall include: (1) performing inventory counts, (2) making inventory adjustments, (3) processing work orders, (4) picking and packing orders, (5) processing incoming shipments and equipment returns, (6) labeling and boxing equipment, (7) relocating stock to storage locations, (8) processing workorders returned from the repair shop, (9) processing new stock shipments following quality control acceptance, (10) preparing requisitions for replacement of shipping materials, and (11) performing preventive maintenance checks on material handling equipment (i.e. fork lifts, lift trucks, etc.) as required by OSHA safety standards. The position requires operating a computer and the SAP B1 ERP system software and bar code scanner to perform data input, records search, and data management.
- Provide support to HIF customers as needed including responding to customer phone, email, or fax inquiries.
Knowledge of warehousing duties and responsibilities and the SAP B1 ERP system software is highly desired.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Minimum of Associates degree, and 3-5 years experience performing similar work listed in duties and responsibilities; SAP B1 operational experience
Ability to operate lift trucks, fork lifts, dollies, and other warehousing equipment. Forklift certification is required.
Clearance Level Required: