IRRIGATION TECHNICIAN

Merit Service Solutions

Merit Service Solutions

PO Box 80949 , Austin , TX - 78708

Lisa Standish

Job Description

Merit Service Solutions is seeking an experienced irrigation technician to join our Houston team. As an irrigation technician, you’ll be responsible for performing monthly irrigation system inspections on our properties, troubleshooting and diagnosing problems, completing inspection reports, generating proposals, and making repairs to irrigation systems--adjusting heads for maximum coverage, locating/replacing valves, repairing broken lines and heads/nozzles, replacing controllers, and completing small installations.  Occasionally you may be asked to assist other crews with non-irrigation related tasks.

The successful candidate:

-Must be able to pass an MVR and background check and a pre-employment drug test;

-Must be legally authorized to work in the US;

-Possess a valid driver license;

-Has at least 1-2 years prior irrigation experience;

-Understands various irrigation controllers and how to thoroughly complete and document an irrigation inspection;

-Is able to handle the physical demands of our work including adverse weather conditions, heavy lifting (30-80 pounds), and extensive walking;

-Is able to communicate effectively in English; bilingual (Spanish) is a plus but not required;

-Able to obtain Irrigation Technician license within 12 months;

-Is dependable and punctual, self motivated and willing to pitch in wherever help is needed.

Benefits:

-Work for a stable and growing company

-Year round work

-401(k)

-Individual health and dental insurance

If you believe you have the skills and personality needed to be successful in this position, please email your resume to garmstrong@meritservicesolutions.com or call our office at 713-957-0007.