Under direction of a district supervisor or manager a Sprinkler Irrigation Technician I performs semi-skilled or skilled plumbing duties involved in maintenance, repair and remodeling of City owned sprinkler irrigation systems.
Assembles, installs, maintains, and repairs pipes, fittings, valves, heads, and fixtures of irrigation, water, and drainage systems, according to specifications by use of screws, bolts, and plastic solvents.
Assists with installing, testing, and maintaining systems for automatic or mode operation controls of pumps, valves, and other typical industrial equipment.
Participates in meetings as required; attend training seminars, vendor demonstrations, and courses to remain current with the latest techniques and technologies.
Performs tasks required to complete projects, including preparation and clean up responsibilities.
Operates heavy equipment, snowplows, blowers, backhoes, or other similar equipment as needed to perform the responsibilities of the position or in emergencies.
Learns and develops new skills to advance education and experience.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
High school graduation or GED equivalent. Must have a basic knowledge of sprinkler irrigation components.
Ability to read and interpret work orders, drawings and diagrams as required to perform assigned tasks.
Ability to operate various equipment including hand and power tools. Ability to operate heavy equipment may be required.
Ability to understand and follow verbal and/or written instructions.
Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card. Possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License, Class A will be required, or ability to obtain within six months.