Irrigation Technician

The Coldwater Landscapes Irrigation Technician uses job knowledge and skills to make informed decisions in order to achieve maximum results and ensure the highest level of quality and customer service.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge in both Rain Bird and Hunter irrigation systems.
Some knowledge of electrical systems, including but not limited to: reading a voltmeter.
Knowledge of centrifugal and/or submersible pumps preferred, but not required.
Ability to diagnose irrigation system problems, provide an estimate to repair, and perform the repair as needed.
Ability to perform routine irrigation system maintenance, including Spring Start-up and Winterization.
Ability to read and interpret site and irrigation plans as needed.
Communication skills in order to report diagnostic findings to Operations Manager or client, if applicable.
Mental ability to read and write English and make quick, thoughtful decisions.
Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record over the last three years.
Willingness to learn and to abide by all state and local permit regulations.
Ability to pass the required Department of Transportation(USDOT) physical.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Safely perform heavy lifting/pushing/pulling of various landscaping equipment and materials, including but not limited to large containers of mulch/plant material, etc.
Safely operate hand and power equipment, including but not limited to manual and powered sawing and cutting equipment.
Push, pull, grip and squeeze various tools, products and/or items.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:
This is a full-time position. Approximately 40-50 hours per week.
This may require additional hours, including weekends, to complete the task at hand.
Work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, precipitation).
Noise level may be loud at times and use of ear protection is required and provided (e.g., outdoor conditions, large equipment, construction environment.)

Pay based on experience and knowledge.($17-$22/hour)