Irrigation Technician

Fort Myers, Florida
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Overview

Location

Fort Myers, Florida

Job Type

Temporary

Branch Number

903

Hourly Rate

$18.00 - $23.00

Work Hours

Morning

Experience Required

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Job Description

PeopleReady Skilled Trades is now hiring irrigation technicians in Fort Myers, FL. Irrigation technicians operate, maintain and repair existing irrigation systems to ensure adequate moisture for plantings. They set and maintain automatic irrigation systems to run systematically according to the landscape care program. They design, install, test and maintain new irrigation systems, backflow devices and controllers.

Responsibilities

  • Inspecting and loading equipment for the day’s work.
  • Driving to the client’s location.
  • Testing the soil and vegetation to determine irrigation needs.
  • Mapping out areas for irrigation installation.
  • Digging trenches and installing pipes and lines.
  • Installing pumps and electrical timers.
  • Testing the irrigation system with the aid of computer software.
  • Conducting routine maintenance checks.
  • Troubleshooting and replacing faulty parts.
  • Completing progress reports and associated paperwork.


Qualifications & Experience

  • At least 1 year of experience as an irrigation technician. Must be at least 18 years old. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to stand, bend, and kneel. Basic hand tools and the ability to bring them onsite. References to verify your professional skills and experience.

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.