Irrigation Technician at Davis School District - Full Time

Industry Opportunities,


Under the supervision of the Grounds/Irrigation Foreman, the Irrigation Technician installs, maintains, and repairs landscape irrigation systems. This involves responsibility for the total system, including automatic valves, piping, heads, time clocks and back-flow devices.



* High School diploma or equivalent.

* Completion of apprenticeship preferred.

* Four (4) years of experience relating to the above tasks, knowledge, skills and abilities or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Position may also be under-filled as an apprentice with less experience.

* Driver's license.

* Commercial Driver's License.

* Irrigation system certification preferred.

* Class 2 back flow certification required.



* Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical functions

* Knowledge of service, repair, remodel and new construction of irrigation systems

* Knowledge of irrigation codes and safety procedures

* Knowledge of IPC plumbing code

* Ability to use construction tools and equipment

* Knowledge of electrical and electronic systems

* Ability to install and repair piping and fixtures

* Ability to program temperature and timing systems

* Ability to read blueprints, legends, plot plans, configurations and charts

* Knowledge of material safety data sheets (MSDS) preferred

* Ability to operate computer required. Familiarity with WeatherTRAK (central sprinkler system control unit) required after hiring.

* Knowledge of codes and regulations relating to back flow testing and cross connections.

* Ability to maintain inventory and property.

* Ability to make budget recommendations.

* Ability to use small, medium and heavy equipment and machinery.

* Ability to repair, develop and install telecommunications systems, computer

hardware, network systems, complex software and management information systems.


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