Irrigation Technician

Job Description

Responsible for maintaining the irrigation equipment assigned to him or in a specific area.  This equipment can include sprinklers, water lines, pumps, valves, etc.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor and test new installations; troubleshoot and repair problems and valve placements and overall operation of the irrigation system.

Skills Needed

  • Reliable and Dependable
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Good knowledge of trenches, multi-meters, wire locators, ditches and pipe sizing are also essential.
  • Use Hand tools and Small equipment effectively
  • Work 8 hours per day with applicable breaks x5 days
  • Ability to work in extreme conditions- temperatures may exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Ability to work in direct sunlight for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift and carry 40lbs. (Mulch, fertilizer, etc.)
  • Ability to load/unload burlaps with plant cuttings onto a trailer (Up to 50 lbs.)
  • Ability to bend, stoop and twist continuously throughout the day.

Experience Needed

  • Along with supervisory skills and proactive manner, we require 1-3 years experience in the installation, inspection and repair of irrigation systems.

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