Irrigation Tech Share:

Drake's 7 Dees inc
Employment Type
Portland, OR 97225
$20.00 - $25.00 Hourly
Medical, Dental


Position Title: Irrigation Technician

Position Overview:

Installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of both Residential Properties and commercial properties.

Working Relationships:

The Irrigation Technician will work closely with the Owners and other Irrigation Technicians, Operations Manager, Office Manager, Landscape Crew Members, Vendors, Sub Contractors Managers and Clients. At all times, the Irrigation Technician is a representative of Drake-s 7 Dees and will conduct him/herself in an appropriate manner.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Install irrigation timers, piping, and valves.

- Troubleshoot and repair irrigation pipe and fittings, sprinklers heads.

- Troubleshoot and repair electrical components.

- Perform general and seasonal system maintenance.

- System start-ups, evaluation, and winterization.

- Perform backflow tests; Test irrigation systems for proper functioning of valves and timers; Record detailed inspections.

- Locate, excavate, and repair or replace damaged or malfunctioning equipment.

- Responsible for the purchasing of repair parts, keeping accurate inventory.

- Keep work vehicle and equipment clean and organized.

- Think critically to solve problems and complete repairs with minimal impact to lawn or landscape.

- Effectively assess water efficiency and adjust quickly correct over or under watering.

- Be proactive with diagnosing and repairing any irrigation issues.

- Complete daily paperwork as required by each job.

- Perform accurate and timely recordkeeping.

- Perform such other activities as may be temporarily or permanently assigned.


- Highschool diploma or GED or equivalent preferred.

- Must have reliable transportation to and from work.

- Must be legally able to be employed in Oregon.

- Possess and maintain a valid US Driver License.

- Knowledge in irrigation system installation, maintenance, and repair.

- Ability to lift 50lbs or more and excavating/back filling necessary holes and trenches in a safe manner.

- Ability to interact professionally with all customers, employees, and those from external organizations.

- Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision.

- +2-3 yrs professional experience working with irrigation system installation, maintenance, and repair.

Work Environment:

This position requires physical abilities such as strength, manual dexterity, and must be able to perform all required functions of this position. While performing the duties of this job, the Irrigation Technician is regularly required to stand, walk, bend, lift, crouch, reach, stoop or kneel. The position is regularly exposed to outdoor environmental conditions including extreme hot and cold conditions. Additional working conditions may include inadequate lighting, restricted movement, and dirty/wet worksites. This position may be required to work on weekends, holidays and in emergency situations.

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