Irrigation Technician/Lead Installer

London, ON 2019/09/17

Construction / Civil Infrastructure / Other Civil-Infrastructure Construction

Job Title:

Irrigation Technician/Lead Installer


•    Valid and clean G class driver’s license

Job Summary:

Our client is a family owned and operated company with locations in London, Sarnia, Woodstock, Kitchener, and Burlington, Ontario.

They are currently seeking an Irrigation Technician/Lead Installer to join their team on design and maintenance duties for property/turf/landscape management projects for their London, Ontario office.

This position would be a full-time-permanent position with year-round work.

Our client offers:
•    Guaranteed Winter Work
•    Work truck for travel to site
•    Paid overtime
•    Healthcare benefits

Job Duties:

•    Work with crew to manage quality and timeliness of assigned tasks and routing
•    Assign, monitor and assist with duties for the crew to ensure quality expectations
•    Monitor and ensure the efficient use of materials and equipment by field staff
•    Evaluate quality of service provided and help to determine work procedures, prepare work schedules and expedite work flow.
•    Examine work for exactness, completeness and conformance to policies and procedures
•    Plan and conduct training for field staff in customer service, landscape maintenance details and safety policies and procedures
•    Maintain morale and motivate staff to encourage maximum efficiency
•    Evaluate performance of staff and make recommendations
•    Design, layout and installs sprinkler systems by considering water conservation, existing and proposed landscaping capacity, water flow rates, and time sequencing of existing systems; repairs and replaces pumps, main feeder and lateral lines, PVC pipes, sprinkler heads, radio-controlled valves and controls, and electronically controlled water sensors
•    Replaces low voltage wiring; develops watering schedule for sprinkler systems
•    Oversees sprinkler system preventative maintenance program
•    Monitors grounds during special events to insure protection of system
•    Reports grounds condition and water or plant losses due to system malfunction.


•    3-4 years experience installing and repairing, poly supply lines, diagnosing, repairing multi-zone, multi-program irrigation system malfunctions. Designing and installing multi-zone irrigation systems operating trenchers, loaders and skid-steers.
•    Valid Drivers license is required
•    Must wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times and maintain health and safety practices on site
•    Comply with all company policies and regulations
•    Work in accordance with all local health and safety laws and regulations


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