Job Category
Auxiliary
Exemption Status/Test
Non Exempt
Reports To
Grounds Supervisor
Date Revised
04/14/2016
Department
Maintenance
Primary Purpose
To provide adequate water to all plant materials, maintain safe athletic fields, playgrounds and landscape areas, utilizing practices set forth by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Education Certification

High School Diploma or GED

Valid Texas driver’s license (unrestricted) with good driving record

State Landscape Irrigator’s License Required or able to obtain within 12 months

State Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Certification Required or able to obtain within 12 months

Special Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge of general maintenance related skills

Knowledge of design, installation and repairs of irrigation systems

Knowledge of electronic devices (volt/ohm meter, wire tracer)

Knowledge of irrigation control operation and functions

Knowledge of water saving techniques, i.e. ET based scheduling

Experience

Ten years’ minimum experience

Major Responsibilities and Duties
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot valve malfunctions.
  • Ability to read and understand blue prints.
  • Understand state, city and local water codes and restrictions.
  • Maintain irrigation systems within state and local regulation.
  • Operate trenching equipment, backhoe, etc.
  • Maintain PM maintenance scheduling and routing.
  • Maintain any required state and local records.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to complete assignments in a timely and workable manner.
  • Ability to get along with and learn from others.
  • Maintain professional appearance.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None         
Tools/Equipment Used
Manage electronic devices, small hand tools, power tools
Motion
Ability to climb on and off equipment
Lifting
Frequently lift 10 to 80 pounds
Mental Demands
Maintain emotional control under stress