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Irrigation Technician

Position Deleted on 3/15/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Fargo, ND
Admin - Facilities Management
Full Time

Location: Thorson Maintenance Center

Position Description:

Responsible for performing skilled work in the maintenance, installation, and design of campus irrigation systems; performs irrigation system start-up, irrigation controller programming, water management, trouble-shooting, irrigation system repairs, and system winterization; operate trenchers, virbatory plow, tractors, skid steer loaders, dump trucks, forklifts, rototillers, snow blowers; provide supervision and training for seasonal and part-time employees; performs unskilled manual duties as needed and other duties assigned to the department to include snow removal, delivery, mail truck

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Working knowledge of irrigation systems and landscape water features.
  • One year related work experience using equipment & vehicles (i.e.: tandem & single axle trucks, loaders, tractors & other grounds maintenance equipment)
  • Experience with maintenance & installation of underground irrigation systems
  • Experience with the maintenance of landscape ponds, streams and fountains.
  • Valid North Dakota Class "B" drivers license with air brake endorsement or equivalent or ability to obtain before the end of probationary period.
  • One year of supervisory experience or one year of grounds maintenance responsibility which may lend itself to being considered a lead worker position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years or more supervisory experience of 2-3 employees.
  • Design/installation of irrigation systems

NDSU is an equal opportunity institution. Women and traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
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