IRRIGATION TECH

JOB DESCRIPTION: Performs installation, maintenance and repair of irrigation systems.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Operates 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. • Checks system for proper operation and timing. • May participate in the design or modification of new or existing systems. • Performs seasonal maintenance such as system charging and draining. • Maintains inventory of related parts and supplies. • May lead workers on irrigation projects and work on other grounds related assignments as needed.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: • Knowledge of tools, equipment, techniques, skills, materials, and methods of irrigation system design, installation and maintenance. • Ability to read blueprints, schematics and drawings. • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. • Ability to operate equipment such as trenching machines and digging tools and other related grounds/landscape equipment. • Ability to read and write in English and possess good math skills. • Ability to lead and direct the work of others. • Ability to work in safe and efficient manner.