Irrigation Technician

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Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities :

Key performance areas:

Responsible for the installation, servicing and assessing irrigation equipment on various sites and projects.
Differentiate different pipe sizes and grades of pipe
Will work on pressurised main lines – HTPE or PVC
Basic understanding of pumps
Configuration of Hunter and Rainbird automatised controller systems
Demonstrated background in working off irrigation plans and ability to implement plans
Maintenance and fault finding of irrigation fault systems

Desired Experience & Qualification

The successful candidate must have:

Matric with a relevant qualification
At least 3 years relevant working experience in a similar position
SABI or LIA qualification would be advantageous
Computer literate – (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Must have an understanding of pumps and 24VAC irrigation wiring connections
Must be able to work in a fast paced, highly pressurised environment
Must be self-motivated and have excellent time management skills
Must be willing to travel
Must have a valid driver’s license