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Irrigation Specialist I / Irrigation Specialist II (Licensed)

Company: City of College Station
Location: College Station
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Irrigation Specialist I / Irrigation Specialist II (Licensed) Print (http://agency.governmentjobs.com/cstx/job_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3137001=0) Apply Irrigation Specialist I / Irrigation Specialist II (Licensed) Salary $32,510.40 - $38,251.20 Annually Location College Station, TXJob TypeFull TimeDepartmentParks and Rec DepartmentJob Number2101542Closing 11/30/2021 11:59 PM Central + Description + Benefits + Questions DescriptionUnder general supervision of the Parks Operations Supervisor, the Irrigation Specialist operates a variety of construction equipment used to perform skilled work in the installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of the City's irrigation systems within the Parks inventory. Principal DutiesThe following job duties require continuous outdoor activity which includes exposure to extreme heat, cold, noise, mechanical hazards, fume/odor hazards, toxic waste/material hazards; frequent sitting, standing, walking, squatting, bending, twisting upper body, climbing, occasional kneeling, crawling; and the ability to lift and carry up to ninety (90) pounds.Irrigation Specialist+ Install, replace/repair and maintain irrigation systems for City parks, athletic fields and other parks & recreation landscapes.+ Perform skilled duties operating a variety of light to heavy equipment used in making irrigation repairs, to include but not limited to, a trencher, mini-track hoe, backhoe, and skid-steer.+ Perform routine irrigation system checks to ensure proper system operation and coverage.+ Replace controllers and irrigation heads as needed to ensure optimal performance and conservation of water. + Use computer, laptop and/or mobile device to complete work order activities and track expenses for equipment, material and labor.+ Participate in the preventative and corrective maintenance of equipment by cleaning and performing pre-operation equipment inspections, identifying and reporting equipment maintenance repair needs to Fleet Equipment Technicians and assisting with minor equipment maintenance. + Assist in preparing for special events and recreational programs.+ Perform other related duties as assigned.Irrigation Specialist II (Licensed)The Irrigation Specialist II (Licensed) performs all duties of the Irrigation Specialist I, in addition to the following:+ Program and modify electronic controllers and computer systems to maintain water efficiency of irrigation and sprinkler systems. May program and maintain the central irrigation control system for sports facility fields to include entering on/off times. + Design and develop irrigation system specifications.+ Test backflow devices.+ Perform other related duties as assigned.QualificationsRequired: Irrigation Specialist High School Diploma or G.E.D., and one (1) year experience related to area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid State of Texas Drivers License. Ability to obtain designation as a Licensed Irrigation Installer by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) within twelve (12) months from date of employment, and ability to maintain the certification. Knowledge of materials and products used in landscape irrigation installation and maintenance. Knowledge of hydraulic and electrical system installation, operation, and repair. Knowledge of irrigation system design and general plant/turf water requirements. Experience with wire tracer and remote unit operation and use. Willingness and availability to work weekends, evenings, holidays, and emergency response.*Additional Requirements for Irrigation Specialist II (Licensed): Two (2) years of experience related to area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Designated as a Licensed Irrigation Installer by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), and ability to maintain the certification. Designated as a Licensed Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), or the ability to obtain within six (6) months from date of hire, or from date of promotion. Knowledge of the following: principles and procedures of irrigation systems; care, operation, and maintenance of a variety of power tools and equipment; occupational hazards and standard safety practices required for the area of work assigned; and techniques and procedures of irrigation system repair and maintenance. Some working knowledge of the following: principles of computer programming; hydraulic principles relating to irrigation design and construction; drainage system design and installation; proper maintenance of a variety of automatic and manual irrigation systems including all component parts (e.g. valves, controller, heads, etc.); turf, soil, fertilizer and landscape maintenance. Ability to troubleshoot, service and repair commercial irrigation systems; read and interpret blueprints; work effectively with plastic, copper and galvanized pipe; and follow oral and written instructions.Preferred: Ability to test and maintain backflow prevention devicesSupplemental InformationPosition posted until filled or closing date. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to include; Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave, TMRS-Retirement (2:1 matching), Deferred Compensation, Term Life AD, Dependent Life, Flex Benefits, an Employee Health Clinic & Tuition Reimbursement. 01 Do you possess a High School Diploma or G.E.D.? + Yes+ No 02 Do you posses a valid Class "C" driver's license issued by the State of Texas? + Yes+ No 03 Are you currently designated as a Licensed Irrigation Installer by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)? + Yes, I am currently a Licensed Irrigation Installer.+ No, but I am willing to obtain the certification+ No, and I am NOT willing to obtain this certification 04 Please define your knowledge as it relates to the following areas of irrigation maintenance; materials and products used in landscape irrigation installation and maintenance, hydraulic and electric system installation, operation, and repair, irrigation system design and general plant/turf water requirements. Required Question AgencyCity of College StationAddress 1207 Texas Avenue College Station, Texas, 77840 Phone 979-764-3517 Website http://csjobs.cstx.gov Apply Please verify your email address Verify Email

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