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Business Unit:
TruGreen LandCare

Title:
Irrigation Technician

Location:
CA - Santa Clara - 6232

City:
Santa Clara

Metro Area:
San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose

State:
CA

Postal Code:
95050

Branch Number:
6232

Requisition Number:
899400

First Open Date:
05/06/2013

Post Date:
05/06/2013

Description:
An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer – AA/EOE/M/F/D/V

Job Title: Irrigation Technician
At TruGreen 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 TruGreen 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 is
done.
Layout and install new or renovated irrigation systems.
Troubleshoots irrigation systems to determine reparation needs.
Pulls and fits piping for irrigation systems
Sets 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, applying

bark and cleaning up job site after completion of irrigation projects.
Purchases parts required to repair, create, or renovate irrigation systems while maintaining
accurate inventory and strict cost controls to ensure job performed within required financial
requirements.

Gather and update historical data for each account regarding waters sources, point of connection

and mainline location, services performed, and parts installed.
Activate and deactivate irrigation systems according to seasonal priorities or pre-established
schedules.

Partners with customer by suggesting watering schedules and tactics to reduce water usage and

costs, and proposes solutions during periods of droughts or water restrictions.
Visits properties to evaluate all revenue generating opportunities and design
enhancement/irrigation proposals based on finds.

Increases market share by achieving enhancement sales goals, and proposal goals.


Irrigation Technician

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (continued)
Communicates with customers on a routine basis to ensure satisfaction with service and solve
problems 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 service

clients in designated area.
Manages upkeep of irrigation systems in designated area.
Partners with and directs laborers where needed on irrigation projects/jobs.


Supervisory Responsibilities
This 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 Experience
Associate'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 Skills
Ability 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 Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out oral instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.


Irrigation Technician


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Current Driver's License.

Other Skills and Abilities
Flexibility Adaptability Time Management Organization Customer Focus
Physical 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 occassionally 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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