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Irrigation Technician

Location: Yukon, OK
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The Landscape Partners, an Aspen Grove Company, was founded in the fall of 2003 by longtime landscape professionals with a combined 75 years of landscape services experience.  The ultimate goal of the company from inception was simple: Through maintaining beautiful landscapes and incorporating philanthropy into our core mission, we want to leave the world just a little better than we found it. The Landscape Partners name was chosen because it described how we dreamed of doing business. We wanted to have a true partnership with our customers, and a partnership in the communities in which we do business.  The Landscape Partners meets our customers needs through six main business areas: Grounds Maintenance, Lawn, Tree & Shrub Care, Irrigation Repair & Maintenance, Color Design & Installation, Landscape Design & Installation, and Arbor Care.

JOB TITLE: ­­­IRRIGATION TECHNICIAN 

SUMMARY

Installs, diagnoses and troubleshoots irrigation related problems and equipment.  

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:   

  • Assists field personnel with diagnosing and troubleshooting irrigation related problems.
  • Designs irrigation systems.
  • Uses a proactive approach to irrigation system management.
  • Performs site assessments, inspects equipment, inventory supplies and maintains adequate on-hand supplies.
  • Installs, troubleshoots and repairs many types and models of irrigation controllers, including electrical, troubleshooting of all the systems components.
  • Maintains, repairs and troubleshoots numerous sizes and types of control valves.
  • Repairs irrigation mainlines from 1” to 12” in size, using components and techniques established by the industry.
  • Repairs backflow prevention devices
  • Trains personnel as needed.
  • Maintains detailed records of maintenance activities and completed work orders.
  • Prepares necessary documents and reports.
  • Assists in the creation of a culture of safety and environmental protection by performing work safely in accordance with company safety procedures.
  • Operates equipment safely and reports any unsafe work conditions or practice to supervisor.
  • Attendance Requirements are 40 hours per week.  
  • Performs other duties as required. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to operate or use trenching and boring equipment and shovel to prepare trenches.
  • Methods, tools, equipment, materials and practices used in the irrigation trade.
  • Must have the ability and endurance to perform tasks for up to 8 hour periods.
  • Must have knowledge of PVC installation and techniques.
  • Must be able to provide detailed irrigation site assessments.
  • Must be able to respond to emergency situations in a timely manner
  • Must work in a safe, skillful and timely manner.
  • Must understand and use proper safety procedures.
  • Must conform to OSHA regulations.
  • Must be able to perform basic math calculations.
  • Must attend meetings as needed.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, and clients
  • Communicate any and all issues with supervisors within the organization
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent 
  • Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and the requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to wear PPE as necessary.
  • Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day.
  • Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, i.e., rain, heat, sun, cold.
  • Must be able to traverse various terrains.
  • Must be able to write, read and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information.
  • Must be able to communicate with others.
  • Must be able to maintain attention during dangerous tasks.
  • Must be able to lift, move and maneuver up to 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Must have sufficient eyesight to judge distances and coordination to get and use the appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Must have transportation to and from the show up location.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and Motor Vehicle Records Check (MVR).
  • Must have a valid Texas State driver’s license.
  • Valid Texas Irrigation License preferred. 

Hazards: 

  • Works around hazardous equipment with moving mechanical parts.
  • Works outside in all weather conditions, including cold, heat, temperature swings.
  • Works around excessive noise from machines, requiring hearing protection.
  • Works in corridors with uneven terrain.
  • May be exposed to nature, i.e. irritating plants and biting or stinging insects.
  • May be exposed to fumes/odors, dust/mites, chemical and/or waste hazards.
  • May be exposed to dogs and other animals.
  • Work may be performed at varying heights above ground. 

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Physical Requirements:

Key:

Rarely = less than 10%

Occasionally = up to 33%

Frequently = up to 66%

Continuously = 67% to 100%

 

Activity:

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Activity:

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Standing

 

 

 

X

Seeing

 

 

 

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Walking

 

 

 

X

Reading

 

 

X

 

Sitting

 

X

 

 

Reaching

 

 

 

X

Stooping

 

 

 

X

Range of Motion

 

 

 

X

Kneeling

 

 

X

 

Hearing – Speech Range

 

 

 

X

Squatting

 

 

X

 

Depth Perception

 

 

X

 

Body Twisting

 

X

 

 

Color Vision

 

 

 

X

Crawling

X

 

 

 

Lifting

 

 

X

 

Sense of Touch

 

 

X

 

Carrying

 

 

 

X

Manual Dexterity

 

 

X

 

Pushing

 

X

 

 

Speaking Clearly

 

 

X

 

Pulling

 

X

 

 

Seeing Distant

 

 

X

 

Climbing Ladders

 

X

 

 

Climbing On/Off Truck

 

 

X

 

Climbing Stairs

X

 

 

 

Climbing Poles

X

 

 

 

Balancing

 

X

 

 

Gripping

X

 

 

 

Lifting Up to 10 lbs.

 

 

 

X

Lifting Over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs.

 

 

X

 

Lifting Up to 50 lbs.

 

 

X

 

 

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.  Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.

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Yukon, Oklahoma 73099

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