University of Florida Irrigation Technician in Gainesville, Florida

Irrigation Technician

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Work type:Staff Full-Time

Location:Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

Categories:Facilities/Skilled Trades

Department:63520300 - FS-OPER EG GROUNDS-LANDSCAPE

Classification Title:

Irrigation Technician

Job Description:

Installs, maintains, and repairs pipes, sprinklers, valves, pumps, timers and hoses. Operates and programs irrigation controllers.

Operates pipe cutters, reamers, threading machines, drills, water pumps, and other related tools.

Reads plumbing directions on blueprints and schematic drawings.

Installs conduit and sleeves for water, electrical wire and tubing for irrigation controllers.

Drives state vehicles to and from job site that requires a valid driver license.

Assists in ordering parts and materials.

Performs routine duties involving repairs and maintenance of tools and equipment.

Practices and observes daily safety program.

A criminal background and post-offer health assessment will be conducted.

Work hours 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Emergencies as required, On-Call in 2 week increments, per published schedule.

Positon considered as Essential Personnel as defined by UF Policy

Advertised Salary:

Expected starting salary $14.00 - $17.00 hourly based on experience.

Minimum Requirements:

A high school diploma or equivalent required. Knowledge of procedures and methods for installing, repairing, and maintaining irrigation equipment and systems strongly preferred.

Valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:

GI-BMP Certified

Florida Water Star Accredited Professional

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See ourVeteran's Preference Pagefor more specific information.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:Yes

Advertised:06 Dec 2018Eastern Standard Time

Applications close:14 Dec 2018Eastern Standard Time