Grounds Irrigation Technician III; College Station, TX

Irrigation Technician III

Department: Grounds Management

Reports To: Irrigation Supervisor

Brief Summary

This is a position that requires general supervision from Irrigation Supervisor and requires routine labor associated with irrigation management including digging, pipe repair, head & valve replacement and small equipment operation. Job entails use of math and estimation skills to calculate proper irrigation regimes through audit and calibration. This position requires the individual to work safely and ensure that all safety procedures as outlined by; SSC Service Solutions, The University, OSHA, ANSI, EPA, State and local agencies as they apply to landscape and grounds management or facilities tasks be adhered to.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Implement, and adjust irrigation schedules as directed by Irrigation Supervisor.
  • Repairs existing underground sprinkler and drip systems including malfunctioning heads, nozzles, adjusts spray heads for correct coverage.
  • Replace malfunctioning valves, pressure control devices and adjusts water flow and repair. Replace PVC lateral lines and PVC and iron constant pressure water supply lines.
  • Inspects irrigated areas and routinely exercises irrigation systems to test for malfunctions, breaks, and wetting coverage of lawns, trees, shrubs, and ground covers.
  • Installs new systems and modifies old systems according to plans or blueprints. Prepares site with trenching equipment or hand digging; lays, cuts, prepares and glues PVC pipe and fittings; inserts valves and connects to controller; inserts and sets sprinkler heads; backfills trenches and levels soil surface.
  • Apply a surgical approach to all work. Completed work should look professional.
  • Mitigate all irrigation related safety hazards.
  • Perform work in a safe method following all safety protocol.
  • Operate various types of equipment including trenchers or small tractors, hand held power equipment and hand tools.
  • Responsible to maintain records for all work or services performed
  • Attend training as required.
  • Deploy for emergency response due to inclement weather, i.e. snow, and ice, tornado or other catastrophes.
  • Other duties assigned by Irrigation Supervisor.
  • Maintain professional communication with other technicians, irrigation supervisor, and the general public.

Working Conditions

Extensive driving, walking, and equipment operation.  Exposure to: extreme weather conditions, pesticides, fertilizers, pollen producing environment, paint, and petroleum products. Work time expectation: 90% of time will be physical labor, 10% training and misc.

Requirements

Three years’ experience performing irrigation repairs or demonstration of consistently superior performance. Exhibit ability to work independently.  Possess an Irrigation Technician License or Irrigator License. Possess Backflow Tester License. Possess a valid driver’s license.  High school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to speak English. The ability to repeatedly lift 25 lbs. and kneel/bend/stoop for extended periods of time.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this   classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of  Technician so classified.  Responsibilities and duties assigned are at the discretion of the Irrigation Supervisor or management team.

Submit Resumes or Applications to:

Attn: Rosie Sanchez

rosie.sanchez@sscserv.com (Email)

979-458-5533 (Phone)

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Grounds Irrigation Technician II; College Station, TX

Irrigation Technician II

Department: Grounds Management

Reports To: Irrigation Supervisor

Brief Summary

 This is a position that requires periodic supervision from Irrigation Technician III or Irrigation Supervisor and requires routine labor associated with irrigation management including digging, pipe repair, head & valve replacement and small equipment operation. Job entails use of math and estimation skills to calculate proper irrigation regimes through audit and calibration. This position requires the individual to work safely and ensure that all safety procedures as outlined by; SSC Service Solutions, The University, OSHA, ANSI, EPA, State and local agencies as they apply to landscape and grounds management or facilities tasks be adhered to.

 Primary Responsibilities

  • Implement, and adjust irrigation schedules as directed by Irrigation Supervisor.
  • Repairs existing underground sprinkler and drip systems including malfunctioning heads, nozzles, adjusts spray heads for correct coverage.
  • Replace malfunctioning valves, pressure control devices and adjusts water flow and repair. Replace PVC lateral lines and PVC and iron constant pressure water supply lines.
  • Inspects irrigated areas and routinely exercises irrigation systems to test for malfunctions, breaks, and wetting coverage of lawns, trees, shrubs, and ground covers.
  • Installs new systems and modifies old systems according to plans or blueprints. Prepares site with trenching equipment or hand digging; lays, cuts, prepares and glues PVC pipe and fittings; inserts valves and connects to controller; inserts and sets sprinkler heads; backfills trenches and levels soil surface.
  • Apply a surgical approach to all work. Completed work should look professional.
  • Mitigate all irrigation related safety hazards.
  • Perform work in a safe method following all safety protocol.
  • Operate various types of equipment including trenchers or small tractors, hand held power equipment and hand tools.
  • Responsible to maintain records for all work or services performed
  • Attend training as required.
  • Deploy for emergency response due to inclement weather, i.e. snow, ice, tornado or other catastrophes.
  • Other duties assigned by Irrigation Supervisor.
  • Maintain professional communication with other technicians, irrigation supervisor, and the general public.

Working Conditions

Extensive driving, walking, and equipment operation.  Exposure to: extreme weather conditions, pesticides, fertilizers, pollen producing environment, paint, and petroleum products. Work time expectation: 90% of time will be physical labor, 10% training and misc.

Requirements

Two years’ experience performing irrigation repairs. Exhibit the ability to operate irrigation related equipment. High school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to speak English. Possess a valid driver’s license. Possess an Irrigation Technician License. The ability to repeatedly lift 25 lbs. and kneel/bend/stoop for extended periods of time.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this  classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of   Technician so classified.  Responsibilities and duties assigned are at the discretion of the Irrigation Supervisor or management team.

Submit resumes or applications to:

Attn: Rosie Sanchez

rosie.sanchez@sscserv.com ( Email)

979-458-5533 ( Phone)

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Chemical Technician – Licensed, McKinney, TX

Haynes Landscape and Maintenance, Inc.

Haynes Landscape and Maintenance, Inc. Started operations in 1992 Haynes and has built a defining presence in the local market of Commercial Landscape Maintenance.  As a full service Landscape Maintenance Company we are proud to bring only the best in property maintenance, irrigation, and lawn and ornamental management to our clients.

We’re currently seeking a Spray Technician with chemical fertilization or pesticide industry experience to work with our commercial customers. The ideal applicant will be a self-starter and have a stable work history.

Skills we’re seeking:

  • Minimum 1 year of commercial experience with chemical or spray applications
  • Knowledge of turf varieties and landscape plants
  • Some knowledge of weed varieties, disease and fungal issues.
  • Must maintain necessary paperwork as required
  • Able to manage projects according to contract and budget
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to operate efficiently and safely at all times
  • Pesticide applicators license or in process
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. several times throughout the workday as needed
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Flexible schedule during peak season to include longer hours.
  • Based on Experience the starting pay is $ 40,000.00

    Please contact :

    Rodney Haynes

    972-838-4444

    donnag@hayneslandscape.com (donnag null@null hayneslandscape NULL.com)

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Full Time Groundskeeper, San Antonio, Spurs Sport and Entertainment

Groundskeeper position with Spurs Sports & Entertainment in San Antonio, TX.  The groundskeeper is responsible for performing maintenance and landscaping duties for Toyota Field and STAR Soccer Complex. Maintain athletic fields to include field lining/painting, turf maintenance, and weed control. Inspect irrigation system regularly to ensure it is working properly, repair as needed. Support in scheduling/applying fertilizer applications, nutrient applications, and any turf program as needed. Assist in set-up and tear-down of events at the STAR Complex and Toyota Field.

Responsibilities

  • Facility Maintenance- Assist management with Turf and Landscaping Operations maintenance and ensure all facilities throughout the complex are in good repair and operating safely and efficiently.
  • Fan Experience – Coordinate and maintain a standard of quality customer service consistent with SS&E Family standards. Handle concerns effectively and positively. Problem solve and overcome barriers to provide superior customer service.
  • Perform additional duties as required by senior leadership.

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years’ experience in Turf and Landscaping at large complexes, recreations centers and or golf courses. This includes, but not limited to turf grass management and sprigging, sod cutting and installation, irrigation management, mowing, trimming and use of blowers and fertilizing with a walk-behind fertilizer.
  • 2-3 years’ experience with diverse maintenance responsibilities, including building upkeep.
  • 1-2 years ‘experience field marking and logo painting
  • Working knowledge of warm season grasses.
  • Basic knowledge of Irrigation systems.
  • Highly proficient verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong ability to multi-task.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills a must.
  • Work extended and/or irregular hours including nights, weekends and holidays, as needed.
  • Ability to work outdoors 90-95%.
  • Must possess and maintain a current, valid Texas driver’s license.
  • Must have the ability to pass a standard background screening.
  • Must obtain Texas Pesticide Applicators license within 180 days of employment.

Please apply online at http://www.attcenter.com/connect/career-opportunities (http://www NULL.attcenter NULL.com/connect/career-opportunities)

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