Jobs in Frisco – Licensed Irrigator

Website City of Frisco

Job Description:

Under general supervision of the Parks Supervisor, evaluates, inspects, designs, installs, maintains, and repairs the City irrigation systems.

The intent of this position description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbent(s) in this position. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties in this description and incumbent(s) may be required to perform position-related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conducts routine inspections of standard irrigation and sprinkler systems to improve operation of irrigation systems.
  • Programs electronic controllers computer systems to maintain water efficiency of irrigation and sprinkler systems.
  • Oversees the irrigation system and computer lighting for Parks and Recreation parks and facilities.
  • Designs and installs sprinkler systems.
  • Coordinates work orders, equipment and supplies necessary to complete project or work assignments.
  • Oversees installation of irrigation systems.
  • Provides technical assistance and guidance to developers, contractors and vendors on the codes, ordinances, plants and soil issues.
  • Travels to work sites and to attend meetings, conferences and training.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Regular and consistent attendance for the assigned work hours is essential.Maintains records and database of irrigation system plans and drawings, and documents repairs, water usage and rainfall amounts.
  • Determines water usage and fertilizer needs based on soil and plant types.
  • Maintains inventory and orders parts, supplies, materials and equipment as necessary.
  • Conducts audits of water usage to monitor compliance with City and state water conservation and irrigation regulations and ordinances.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of water conservation techniques and practices.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics concepts and irrigation techniques and designs.
  • Knowledge of computers and related equipment, hardware and software to program computerized controllers for irrigation and lighting systems.
  • Knowledge of City policies and procedures.
  • Skill in the use, operation and maintenance of heavy equipment, power tools, testing equipment and standard plumbing tools utilized in the installation, repair and maintenance of irrigation systems.
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D., and two (2) years irrigation system installation, repair, or design experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • May be required to attend 40 hours of instruction in design concepts, hydraulics, and controller programming for irrigation systems.
  • May be required to obtain at least eight (8) hours of C.E.U. training for smart (ET) controllers.
  • Must possess and maintain a current Texas Irrigation License.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical agility test, criminal background check and MVR check.
  • Must possess valid Texas Drivers License.
  • Skill in effective oral and written communications.
  • Skill in designing irrigation systems.
  • Skill in the installation, programming, and operation of weather-based and soil moisture-based controllers.
  • Skill in planning, managing and implementing construction projects.
  • Skill in effectively supervising and delegating duties to assigned staff.
  • Skill in resolving customer complaints and concerns

Job Details:

Company: City of Frisco

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Accounting

Job Location: Dallas, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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