LandCare Irrigation Technician in Pearland, Texas
TX - Houston South - 6057
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An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer – AA/EOE/M/F/D/VJob Title: Irrigation TechnicianAt LandCare, we do so much more than care for commercial landscaping. With integrity and a culturally diverse workforce, we help create and maintain beautiful natural environments for our customers. Through our high level of integrity and respect, we also help provide our customers something you can’t put a price tag on – confidence. That’s how we’ve become the nation’s largest and most respected provider of commercial lawn and landscape services.Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, we operate more than 60 branches throughout the country. Our highly trained professionals are committed to providing the highest quality service to each and every customer we do business with.At LandCare, we maintain a working culture that fosters the highest standards of integrity, respect and professionalism. We seek those whose character is exemplary and provide them with a unique combination of independence, support, encouragement and opportunities for ongoing development and growth.Summary Installs, maintains, and repairs irrigation systems by performing the following duties.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.Executes timely servicing and quality of work at all customer locations where irrigation work isdone.Layout and install new or renovated irrigation systems.Troubleshoots irrigation systems to determine reparation needs.Pulls and fits piping for irrigation systemsSets sprinkler heads and valve boxes.Tests irrigation systems for proper functioning.Clears and grubs, replaces/prepares soil for turf or bed areas, performs rough and fine grading,dig trenches as well as plating trees and shrubs, laying ground cover, installing turf, applyingbark and cleaning up job site after completion of irrigation projects.Purchases parts required to repair, create, or renovate irrigation systems while maintainingaccurate inventory and strict cost controls to ensure job performed within required financialrequirements.Gather and update historical data for each account regarding waters sources, point of connectionand mainline location, services performed, and parts installed.Activate and deactivate irrigation systems according to seasonal priorities or pre-establishedschedules.Partners with customer by suggesting watering schedules and tactics to reduce water usage andcosts, and proposes solutions during periods of droughts or water restrictions.Visits properties to evaluate all revenue generating opportunities and designenhancement/irrigation proposals based on finds.Increases market share by achieving enhancement sales goals, and proposal goals.Irrigation TechnicianEssential Duties and Responsibilities (continued)Communicates with customers on a routine basis to ensure satisfaction with service and solveproblems to foster a positive, long-term relationship and discuss additional opportunities. Ensures irrigation jobs are managed within budget to meet or exceed all required financial performance metrics.Adjusts irrigation schedules maximize capacity and efficiency of work flow.Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists in solving work problems.Reviews and monitors equipment maintenance programs and upkeep of vehicles used to serviceclients in designated area.Manages upkeep of irrigation systems in designated area.Partners with and directs laborers where needed on irrigation projects/jobs.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThis job has no supervisory responsibilities.Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and/or ExperienceAssociate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Language SkillsAbility to read, write and speak English proficiently enough to read, comprehend and complete required driver or regulatory forms and reports, employment forms, read and interpret road signs, and speak to law enforcement officials when needed.Reasoning AbilityAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out oral instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.Irrigation TechnicianCertificates, Licenses, RegistrationsCurrent Driver's License.Other Skills and AbilitiesFlexibility Adaptability Time Management Organization Customer FocusPhysical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
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