Field Engineering Co-op

Fargo, ND
United States
Job Description
At Aigen, our mission is to accelerate the transition to regenerative agriculture—with a pesticide-free, solar powered robotics platform.

Do you want to be part of a team solving complex engineering challenges and delivering incredible products? Join us to make a real world impact at the confluence of cutting edge robotic technology, agriculture, and AI.

With $19M raised to date, we are backed by a suite of investors including NEAGFCAgFunder, and Bessemer Ventures

Step into the world of cutting-edge agricultural robotics and become a vital part of our mission. As a Field Engineering Co-Op, you'll be at the forefront of ensuring our robotic systems operate flawlessly and help transform farming practices. Your responsibilities will include everything from deploying and maintaining our robotic equipment to training our seasonal field operators and designing essential tools for field service operations. You'll also take on the role of technical lead, providing expertise and guidance to our team.

This will be a full time role from January - August 2024.


    • Manage Robotic Equipment: Take the lead in deploying, modifying, repairing, testing, and upgrading both the software and hardware of our robotic equipment to maximize its performance and efficiency.
    • Act as Technical Lead: Serve as the technical lead for field operations, providing guidance and expertise to the team.
    • Assist in Establishing Our First Field Service Office/Warehouse: Be part of the team responsible for setting up our first field service office/warehouse, ensuring it is well-equipped and efficient for our operations.
    • Design and Build Field Engineering Trailers: Play a key role in designing and building field engineering trailers, which are essential for field repairs and deployments.
    • Assist in Training Seasonal Field Operators: Collaborate with our team to train seasonal field operators in the proper use and maintenance of our robotic equipment.
    • Maintain a Collaborative and Innovative Environment: Foster a culture of collaboration and innovation within the team, promoting creative problem-solving and continuous improvement.
    • Design, Select, and Install Tooling: Take charge of designing, selecting, and installing tooling for field service operations to ensure optimal functionality.
    • Support for Field Issues: Be ready to provide support for field issues during the 2024 growing season, demonstrating a commitment to the success of our operations.
    • React Productively to Changing Priorities: Adapt quickly to changing priorities, especially in response to robot breakdowns, to minimize downtime and maximize productivity.
    • Drive Continuous Improvement: Lead and participate in continuous improvement programs and projects aimed at enhancing Aigen's future deployments.
    • Test New Hardware/Software: Conduct testing of new hardware and software to ensure they meet our high-quality standards.


    • Strong technical background in Engineering - preferably Mechanical or Agricultural.
    • Valid driver's license.
    • Proficiency in interpreting and understanding assembly instructions and engineering documentation.
    • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Knowledge of electrical systems is a plus.
    • Familiarity with hand tools and power tools.
    • Knowledge of farming practices is a significant plus.
    • Willingness to work outdoors for 12 hours, with an alternating 3 to 4 day work week.
$20 - $30 an hour

United States