Irrigation Tech

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Reno Green Landscaping
Reno, NV 89523
United States
Job Description

Job Details

Reno, NV
Full Time
$23.00 Hourly

Description

Job Title: Landscape Irrigation Technician


Classification: Seasonal - Full Time, Hourly




Reno Green Landscaping Inc. is seeking a Landscape Irrigation Technician to work in our maintenance department. We are looking for a strong candidate that is passionate about working for a fast-paced, award winning, and growing company that is privately owned & operated. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working and knowledgeable individual who thrives in an ever-changing environment. If you are looking for a great work environment and a company that values you, we would like to hear from you.




Overall Purpose:

The Landscape Irrigation Technician will be responsible for proper technics for the cultivation and care of the landscaping and grounds surrounding a business or building by using hands, power tools, or equipment. Workers typically perform a variety of tasks which may include digging. This position will also work in crews of 2 or more people, so collaboration and good communication is vital. Leadership skills is needed to monitor and evaluate projects performed by an apprentice.




Duties:

Clean facilities or sites

Dispose of trash or waste materials and recycle them into their assigned areas

Plant greenery to improve landscape appearance

Remove snow

Rake, mulch, and compost leaves

Plant seeds, bulbs, foliage, flowering plants, grass, ground covers, trees, or shrubs and apply mulch for protection, using gardening tools

Mow and edge lawns, using power mowers or edgers

Trim or pick flowers and clean flower beds

Attach wires from planted trees to support stakes

Follow planned landscaping designs to determine where to lay sod, sow grass, or plant flowers or foliage

Care for established lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, grubbing, removing thatch, or trimming or edging around flower beds, walks, or walls

Prune or trim trees, shrubs, or hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws

Water lawns, trees, or plants, using portable sprinkler systems, hoses, or watering cans

Operate vehicles or powered equipment, such as mowers, tractors, twin-axle vehicles, snow blowers, chainsaws, electric clippers, sod cutters, or pruning saws

Use hand tools, such as shovels, rakes, pruning saws, saws, hedge or brush trimmers, or axes.

Use a backpack sprayer to apply pesticides

Makes sure to teach the crew how to properly use all tools and machines properly and safely

Makes sure to teach the crew how to properly mow the lawn; prune/trim trees and shrubs; plant flowers; and any other tasks assigned to them

Irrigation system trouble shooting and repair

Programming time clocks

Repairing/installing valves, lateral lines, drip lines, mainlines and irrigation heads

Tracing wires

Responsible for maintaining proper watering for plants, trees, shrubs, and lawn to stay green

Pruning, edging, trimming, and mowing using various machines and handheld tools

Plant flowers, trees, and shrubs

Use company tablets and/or phone to properly clock in/clock out

Set up tasks/jobs for irrigation technician apprentice to follow

Additional duties/tasks/projects as needed



Benefits:

Medical benefits for employee and dependents offered at a competitive cost

Company paid dental and vision benefits (for employee only). Family plans available at competitive cost

IRA Plan with company match after 12 months of service

Paid holidays

Employee Savings Program offered

Company uniforms

Pay frequency is weekly


Qualifications

Qualifications:

Able to follow directions

Must have a valid and clean US drivers license

Must have a strong work ethic and able to prioritize daily tasks

An OSHA card is a plus, but no necessary



Education:

High School Diploma




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