Irrigation Technician

EMTS Maintenance · Clovis, California
Department EMTS Maintenance
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation DOE

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY

The Irrigation Technician is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and repair of irrigation systems. They will apply advanced knowledge of landscape maintenance operations, practices, and equipment while maintaining excellent customer service and communication skills with team members, clients, vendors, and management.

CORE AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  1. Perform the physical labor outlined in the scope of project/s
  2. Ensure that all work performed on a job site meets all safety standards

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  1. General knowledge of landscape maintenance, tools, equipment, techniques, skills, materials, and methods of irrigation system design, installation, and maintenance
  2. Effective listening skills to understand the scope and expectations of tasks to be performed
  3. A positive attitude when faced with challenges
  4. Able to read blueprints, schematics, and drawings
  5. Strong attention to detail
  6. Work in an organized, proactive, productive manner with the ability to communicate professionally
  7. Valid California Driver's License

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 

At least a High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in irrigation installation and/or post-secondary training in irrigation or landscape.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Frequently required to stand, walk, lift and/or move up to 50lbs.
  2. Constantly moving, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling
  3. Use hands/fingers and legs to operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect and position materials
  4. Visual ability to adjust focus and must have a close vision and depth perception
  5. Outdoor work in all types of weather conditions and exposure to the elements; including heavy to moderate noise and extreme proximity to moving equipment

 

CORE AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

 

  1. Perform the physical labor outlined in the scope of project/s
    • Follow directions given by Account Supervisor
    • Operate power equipment and hand tools to install, maintain, and repair irrigation systems and related components including irrigation lines, sprinkler heads, control panels, valves, pumps, etc.
    • Install irrigation or sprinkler system/s
    • Perform seasonal maintenance
      1. System charging
      2. Draining
  • Test systems for potential issues
  • Maintain inventory of related parts and supplies
  • Landscape, as needed
  1. Ensure that all work performed on a job site meets all safety standards
    • Includes rules and regulations surrounding construction

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  • Location
    Clovis, California
  • Department
    EMTS Maintenance
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    DOE