Job Title:                     Irrigation Specialist

Reports to:                  Executive Director Facilities   

Pay Grade:                  Auxiliary PG 3   

Dept/Campus:            Facilities

Status:                        Non-Exempt

Days:                           262



Primary Purpose: 

The Irrigation Technician is responsible for the overall operation, maintenance, and oversight of the District's irrigation systems. Properly analyze and correct all problems, coordinate control panel programming and scheduling with staff



High school graduate or GED equivalent 

Valid Texas driver's license 

TCEQ Irrigation License in good standing preferred 


Special Knowledge/Skills: 



Five (5) years Irrigation Technician experience with one (1) of those years working as a licensed Irrigation Technician. 


Essential Functions


Professional Conduct: 

Demonstrate the ability to remain calm and withstand pressures 

Demonstrate flexibility to change in routine and adapt quickly to changing situations Demonstrates respect, courteous to peers and visitors and assist fellow workers willingly 


Equipment Used

Multimeter, ohmmeter, oscilloscope, and testing equipment; soldering iron; wire puller; pipe benders and threaders; hand and power tools (saw, drills, etc.); trencher; jackhammer; concrete saw; ladders; forklift; elevated lift equipment; light truck or van 


Supervisory Responsibilities



Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors

The working conditions described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. 


This job requires the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling; frequent climbing and balancing; frequent walking, standing, reaching, stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching and/or crawling; work at elevated heights; work in tiring and uncomfortable positions; work around electrical power lines significant fine finger dexterity. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, and peripheral vision. Demonstrate strength and dexterity to operate tools, mowers and landscaping equipment. Occasionally required to work from ladders; and exposed to noise from power equipment. 


Generally, the job requires 5% sitting, 50% walking, and 45% standing. Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and hazardous conditions and requires frequent districtwide travel