Overview

SUMMARY:

The Lead Irrigation Technician with limited supervision assists in the management of irrigation systems for contracted properties and collaborates with the IM on strategies for effective water management programs. Daily management of assigned Irrigation Technicians, through proactive leadership and commitment to quality and customer service, while balancing the need to maximize profits and minimize costs.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct and perform irrigation duties; programming controllers, trouble-shooting irrigation issues, irrigation checks, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and repair problems on conventional and 2-wire irrigation systems.
  • Complete weekly system checks and direct or perform repairs to ensure irrigation system is operating efficiently.
  • Program automatic controller systems to maintain water efficiency of irrigation and sprinkler systems.
  • Analyze and evaluate evapotranspiration (ET) rates and weather data for the use of smart (ET) controllers.
  • Organizes work orders, equipment, and supplies necessary to complete work assignments.
  • Notifies IM of labor, material, and equipment needs to complete work orders.
  • Learns to read and review plan designs and specifications.
  • Completes daily paperwork and submit to the IM in a neat and timely manner, including timecards, invoices, and workorders.
  • Communicates daily with IM about work status and needs.
  • Participate in all necessary company meetings, including weekly irrigation meetings.
  • Assist and participate in any on the job training, or other training that is organized by ELCI or vendors.
  • Collaborates with the IM regarding hiring, employee discussions and employee termination.
  • Collaborates with the IM on annual reviews for the Irrigation Technicians.
  • Snow removal work as assigned.
  • Other duties as appropriate and assigned by the IM.

SAFETY:

  • Collaborates with the IM to ensure compliance to OSHA and Environmental Landworks Company, Inc. s safety regulations.
  • Ensure that all assigned vehicles and equipment are operated in a safe and proper manner and submit necessary repairs to the IM as needed.
  • Maintain a high level of good housekeeping and care of company assets: equipment, vehicles, shop, field offices, and customer work sites.
  • Follow all State, Local, and Federal Motor carrier laws in compliance with hauling and transporting equipment, and materials.
  • Participate in weekly safety talks.

Pay Rate: $26-$30/hourly DOE