Irrigation Technician

first_imgManages the irrigation systems on campus to insure properwatering of turf, trees, bushes, and all other plantings. Installs,troubleshoots, repairs and renovates irrigation systems. Performsother grounds maintenance tasks as assigned.Responds to assigned work orders in a timely manner, ensuresjob is completed to the campus standard and closes the work orderout through the handheld tablet linked to the CMMS system.Performs irrigation system task including, but not limitedto:Sets and programs all irrigation controllers.Troubleshoots computerized electronic systems, irrigationcontrollers, solenoid valves, and heads of all types.Initiates corrective action to secure satisfactory standardsand timely project completion.Repairs and inspects lines, valves, and sprinklers onirrigation systems, installs new drip and sprinkler systems;removes old systems and recovers reusable equipment.Operates tractors and trenchers to install systemcomponents.Performs other duties as required for Grounds department,including driving University vehicles to perform duties andresponsibilities.Other duties as assigned to meet the facilities’ managementobjectives including campus “Special Events” support and snowremoval activities. QualificationsHigh school diploma or equivalent ERAU benefits include: Job DescriptionEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus ishiring an experienced Irrigation Technician to support theFacilities Management Team. Embry-Riddle’s Prescott Campus isrespected worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training fortomorrow’s aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders.Prescott is a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonableweather excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in thesummer and 45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, itboasts a mild climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, andnearby national forests. The university is a small, private,residential university in the mountains of Arizona withapproximately 3,500 students. Staff/faculty/student interaction ishighly valued and is a central theme of our campus. It is located100 miles north of Phoenix and 120 miles south of the GrandCanyon.Description:Tuesday – Saturday; 0700-1530 2 years – experience with stand-alone irrigation systems.2 years – experience with athletic field turf management andmaintenance practices.2 years – experience with general landscape and hardscapemaintenance.Arizona Driver’s License and clean MVD driving record and theability to operate campus vehicles and equipment in a safe,responsible manner.Ability to use computer tablet to input work order servicedetails in to the CMMS system.Must be able to lift heavy objects. Required skills, knowledge, abilities : Retirement Plan – ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a6% gift and will match up to 3.5% of employee contributionsTwo BC/BS health plans – PPO and high deductible plan with ahealth savings accountTuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent childrenwill cover one undergraduate and graduate degree per personUse of various campus services: fitness center, library, mailroom and enjoy observation flightslast_img

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