Irrigation Foreman

Complete Landsculpture

Complete Landsculpture

2000 SANDY LANE , DALLAS , TX - 75220

Jennifer Freeman

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Irrigation Foreman is responsible for working as a team member under the direct supervision of the Irrigation Manager. The foreman is responsible for executing irrigation installation system; in an efficient manner, promote worksite safety, providing excellent customer service, and exhibit pride and quality workmanship.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Ability to lift, push, pull, carry 50 pounds of material or equipment.

  2. Ability to stand, kneel and/or bend for a long period of time.

  3. Ability to withstand exposure to outside weather conditions: humidity, rain, hot and cold temperatures.

  4. Ability to see with or without corrective aids.

    Job Requirements:

  1. Must be able to work a 5-day schedule, may include weekends and holidays.

  2. Must be able to provide documentation of authorization to work in the United States.

  3. Highly motivated, self-driven, and detailed oriented.

  4. Must be professional in appearance and actions.

  5. Maintain good attendance record as well as good punctuality.

  6. Understands and adheres to company/safety policies, proper lifting techniques, and heat stress.

  7. Must be able to properly, efficiently, and safely work with landscape/irrigation hand tools, and gas powered equipment.

  8. If driving for the company, must have and maintain a valid state issued driver’s license as well as clear driving record. Must pass a criminal background check.

  9. Must be able to read scaled landscape/irrigation construction plans, detail notes and specifications.

  10. Must be able to identify commonly used plants, trees and landscape materials in the area and their watering needs.

  11. Must be able to perform measurements and material calculations on site.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Properly excavate, back fill and compact trenches.

  2. Cut and glue PVC pipe and fittings.

  3. Run and connect irrigation wire.

  4. Install drip hose and fittings, adjust nozzles and spray patterns on different types of sprinkler heads.

  5. Safely load and secure pipe and irrigation parts for transport in work trucks.

  6. Execute lock out / tag out procedures on small equipment and earth moving equipment.

  7. Layout and install, mainline, lateral line, irrigation wire, sprinkler heads, drip hose, fittings, adjust nozzles and spray patterns on different types of sprinkler heads.

  8. Must be able to safely inspect, perform preventative maintenance, and operate trencher, mini excavator, skid steer, Georgia buggies, backhoe loader, mini skid steers and small engine power equipment.

  9. Safely load and secure pipe and irrigation parts for transport in work trucks.

  10. Attend training and safety meetings and apply the subject matter to day to day task. 

  11. Follow directions given by Irrigation Project Manager/Sales Consultant.

  12. Work as part of a team.

  13. Always represent the company’s best interest, maintain the highest level of integrity and professionalism

  14. Train and assist Leadman/Labor in irrigation methods and tasks.

  15. Lead and direct crew member activities and work sequencing.

  16. Manage budgeted man hours per job.

  17. Communicate equipment, labor, material requests, and follow direction given by Irrigation Manager.

  18. Communicate and coordinate work with other trades on site.

  19. Complete daily progress reports, time sheets and plant inventory sheets.

  20. Assist with accident and incident reports.

  21. Sequence and execute irrigation construction plans.

  22. Identify utility line locations at job sites before digging.

  23. Install double check valve, isolation valve, wye strainer, master valve, per plan by local and state ordinance.

  24. Red-line as-built on irrigation plans.

  25. Identify, correct or report work hazards on job sites.

  26. Install, program, trouble shoot irrigation controllers/system and wire tracing.

  27. Train and assist Leadman in irrigation methods and tasks.

  28. Perform other duties as assigned.