Irrigation Technician / Licensed Irrigator

Website Lawns LTD Inc.

Creativity with Sustainability in Design

Position Overview:

Installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of both Commercial and Residential Property Irrigation Systems; to ensure irrigation system is properly maintained and operating at peak efficiency.

Support company vision, policies and procedures, and safety and training programs.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

– Install irrigation timers, piping, and valves.
– Troubleshoot and repair irrigation pipe, fittings, and sprinkler heads.
– Perform general and seasonal system maintenance.
– System start-ups, evaluations, seasonal inspections, and winterization.
– Test irrigation systems for proper functioning and record detailed inspections.
– Responsible for estimating time associated with irrigation repairs.
– Read diagrams and blueprints to layout and locate irrigation valves, timers, and wiring.
– Locate, excavate, and repair or replace damaged or malfunctioning equipment.
– Responsible for the purchasing of repair parts, keeping accurate inventory.
– Think critically to solve problems and complete repairs with minimal impact to lawn or landscape.
– Effectively assess water efficiency and adjust quickly correct over or under watering.
– Be proactive with diagnosing and repairing any irrigation issues.
– Complete daily paperwork as required by each job.
– Perform accurate and timely recordkeeping.
– Perform such other activities as may be temporarily or permanently assigned.

Requirements:

Must have reliable transportation to and from work.
Licensed Irrigator (LI) License Technician or ability to obtain.
Possess and maintain a valid TX Driver License with clean record.
Extensive knowledge in irrigation system installation, maintenance and repair.
Ability to lift 50lbs or more and excavating/back filling necessary holes and trenches in a safe manner.
Ability to interact professionally with all customers, employees, and those from external organizations.
Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision.

Work Environment:

This position requires physical abilities such as strength, manual dexterity, and must be able to perform all required functions of this position. While performing the duties of this job, the Licensed Irrigator is regularly required to stand, walk, bend, lift, crouch, reach, stoop or kneel. The position is regularly exposed to outdoor environmental conditions including extreme hot and cold conditions. Additional working conditions may include inadequate lighting, restricted movement, and dirty/wet worksites.

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: $20- $30 per hour (depending on licensing and experience), no limits on hours and 1-1/2 for hours over 40

Expected hours: 35 – 45 per week

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm

Benefits: Dental insurance, Health insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Winter Break Pay, Workmans Comp coverage,

Benefit Conditions: 90 Day Waiting period

Education: High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience: Irrigation: 3 years (Preferred)

License/Certification: Driver’s License (Required)

Tagged as: irrigation technician or licensed irrigator

To apply for this job email your details to ssmith@lawnsltd.com


You can apply to this job and others using your online resume. Click the link below to submit your online resume and email your application to this employer.