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Irrigation Technician

Jerome, ID 83338

Posted: 03/25/2024 Industry: AGRICULTURE

Job Description

Gem State Staffing is looking for reliable and experienced Irrigation Technicians to install and service our client’s irrigation equipment. As the lead technician, you will be responsible for mapping out irrigation areas, digging trenches, installing equipment, testing the system, and conducting regular maintenance checks. You may also be required to install electrical timer systems, plumb outdoor water tanks, and connect water-recycling systems.

To ensure success as an irrigation technician, you should exhibit a strong work ethic, have detailed knowledge of irrigation techniques, and be able to operate heavy machinery when required. Ultimately, a top-level Irrigation Technician can expertly install any sized irrigation system to fit the needs of the client.

Irrigation Technician Responsibilities:

  • Inspecting and loading equipment for the day’s work.
  • Driving to the client’s location.
  • Testing the soil and vegetation to determine irrigation needs.
  • Mapping out areas for irrigation installation.
  • Digging trenches and installing pipes and lines.
  • Installing pumps and electrical timers.
  • Testing the irrigation system with the aid of computer software.
  • Conducting routine maintenance checks.
  • Troubleshooting and replacing faulty parts.
  • Completing seasonal line blow outs.
  • Completing progress reports and associated paperwork.

Job Requirements

Irrigation Technician Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Proven work experience as an Irrigation Technician.
  • Knowledge of irrigation and electrical timer systems.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Cannot have a fear of heights
  • Knowledge of plumbing is preferable.
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to stand for long periods and lift heavy objects.
  • Knowledge of soil, vegetation, and climate.
  • Must have a valid drivers license.
  • Must be able to drive and back up a truck and trailer (Non CDL)

Details:

Work Schedule: Monday -Saturday 7am start time. Must be able to work overtime.

Job Types: Full-time, Temp-To-Hire

Additional Information

How to Apply: If you are interested in applying job listed above, please complete our online application at https://www.gemstatestaffingjobs.net/apply-online/twin-falls/
You are also welcome to apply in-person in our office Monday thru Friday between the hours of 9:00am and 3:30pm.

Our address is 628 Main Ave North, Twin Falls, ID 83301. All applicants should come prepared for their interview with two forms of government issued ID and have 30 mins of time to complete the interview process. Please call 208-735-5999 with any questions.

***Only applicants that have been interviewed in person will be considered for this assignment***

Meet Your Recruiter

Patricia Villasenor
Branch Manager- Twin Falls

 Patricia wears many hats in the Twin Falls branch including providing administrative support, sales and marketing, and employee/customer relations. Patricia is a native to Twin Falls and has worked with Gem State Staffing for over 10 years now. She has a strong sense of devotion and specializes in seeking out the best characteristics in a person to get them the best job opportunity possible. Patricia spends her free time with her husband of 18 years, their two adult boys, and their two little fur babies.

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