Irrigation Technician

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Maldonado Nursery And Landscaping
San Antonio, TX 78247
United States
Job Description

Job Details

Maldonado-San Antonio - San Antonio, TX


Maldonado Nursery & Landscaping, Inc. is the landscape partner of choice. We’re devoted to providing top-quality landscape services to both commercial and residential clients at competitive prices.


We service San Antonio, Austin, Corpus Christi, Houston, and the Rio Grande Valley. We are one of the largest family-owned landscape and irrigation contractors in the South Texas region as well as one of the largest privately held Hispanic businesses in the United States.


Keeping our mission statement and core values at the forefront of our daily operations is our commitment to our clients and employees. Check out our website to learn more about our mission and team:


We're thrilled to share that we've ranked on the Lawn & Landscape Top 100 list for 2023! This recognition speaks to the hard work, dedication, and passion our team brings to ever


Job description 


At Maldonado’s we’re inspired daily to continue building on our founding principle of providing our team the opportunity to grow and become the best person they can be so that together, we can effect positive change in our families, our industry, our communities, and our environment. 

We are currently seeking an experienced Irrigation Technician for our San Antonio, TX region. 



The irrigation technician is responsible for the installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of both assigned properties. This position is responsible for ensuring that the irrigation system is properly maintained and operating at peak efficiency. 


Essential Function 

  • Install irrigation timers, piping, and valves 

  • Troubleshoot and repair irrigation pipe and fittings, sprinklers heads 

  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical components and central irrigation control computers 

  • Perform general and seasonal system maintenance 

  • System start-ups, evaluation, and winterization 

  • Perform back-flow tests; Test irrigation systems for proper functioning of valves and timers; Record detailed inspections 

  • Read diagrams and blueprints to layout and locate irrigation valves, timers, and wiring 

  • Locate, excavate and repair or replace damaged or malfunctioning equipment 

  • Responsible for the purchasing of repair parts, keeping accurate inventory 

  • Keep work vehicle and equipment clean and organized 

  • Think critically to solve problems and complete repairs with minimal impact to lawn or landscape 

  • Effectively assess water efficiency and make adjustments to quickly correct over or under watering 

  • Be proactive with diagnosing and repairing any irrigation issues 

  • Complete daily paperwork as required by each job 

  • Perform accurate and timely record-keeping 

  • Maintain a polite, friendly, responsive demeanor with customers 

  • Brings problems to the attention of the irrigation service manager, safety director or HR manager 

  • Must uphold company policies, procedures, and company core values at all times 

  • Other duties as assigned 

  • Must uphold company policies, procedures, and company core values at all times. 

Compensation Package 

  • Benefits package to include (based on election and dates of eligibility): Retirement Plan (401K), Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance. 

  • We offer opportunities for future career growth, paid company holidays & vacation based on dates of employment. 

  • Salary: Based on experience 

Job Type: Full-time 



  • 401(k) 

  • Dental insurance 

  • Employee assistance program 

  • Flexible spending account 

  • Health insurance 

  • Health savings account 

  • Life insurance 

  • Paid time off 

  • Vision insurance 



  • 8 hour shift 

  • Day shift 

  • Monday to Friday 

  • Overtime 

  • Weekend availability 


Work Location: One location 






  • Possess and maintain a valid US Driver License. 

  • Extensive knowledge in irrigation system installation, maintenance, and repair. 

  • Ability to lift 50lbs or more and excavating/back filling necessary holes and trenches in a safe manner. 

  • Ability to interact professionally with all customers, employees and those from external organizations. 

  • Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision. 

  • 3yrs+ professional experience working with irrigation system installation, maintenance, and repair. 

  • Must be able to work in fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.