Irrigation Technician

Ponte Vedra, Florida

Salary Range: $15 to $18 per hour depending on experience level.

Job Description Summary

Ridley’s Landscapes & Irrigation has been designing and constructing dream landscapes in the Jacksonville and surrounding areas for over 20 years. Our irrigation division is growing, and we are searching for talented, highly motivated individuals, who are excited to join a winning team. Experience is a plus but is not required.

General Duties

The main task of an irrigation technician is to test, maintain, and repair the irrigation equipment assigned to him or her including sprinklers, water lines, pumps, valves, etc.

Irrigation technicians spend the majority of their working hours outside in the open air in all temperatures and conditions. The position requires bending and stooping, especially when maintaining in-ground irrigation systems, so candidates should be in good physical shape.

Irrigation Technician Responsibilities

  • Inspecting and loading equipment for the day’s work.
  • Driving to the client’s location.
  • Mapping out areas for irrigation installation.
  • Digging trenches and installing pipes and lines.
  • Installing pumps and electrical timers.
  • Testing the irrigation system.
  • Conducting routine maintenance checks.
  • Troubleshooting and replacing faulty parts.
  • Completing progress reports and associated paperwork.

Irrigation Technician Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to stand for long periods and lift heavy objects.
  • Experience as an Irrigation Specialist is not required but is a plus.
  • Knowledge of irrigation and electrical timer systems is not required but is a plus.