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Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States
7 days ago

Description

Position Details

Req ID:

req10083

Position Title:

Irrigation Technician II

Position Type:

Staff Full-Time

Position Number:

AS9235

OSU Campus:

Stillwater

Department:

Athletics

Location Address:

Stillwater, Oklahoma

Hiring Supervisor:

Todd Tribble

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

0.00 - 0.00, Commensurate with education and experience

Work Schedule:

8am to 5pm nights and weekends for events as needed

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

Reports directly to Sr Athletic Superintendent and works closely as a team with all of the Athletic Fields department.

Performs irrigation installation, maintenance and repair work; reviews plans and contracts to meet OSU irrigation standards.

Employee in this position is required to be on rotating standby for emergencies and/or any other events after 5pm weekdays, weekends and holidays. Employee in this position will work overtime when deemed necessary by supervisor in order to complete work required.

Must be able to perform snow and ice removal tasks, and respond at any time of the day or night when scheduled by management; therefore, deeming you as essential personnel requiring you to come into work regardless of the weather conditions. This may require work during non-business hours which include evenings, Saturdays, Sundays and when the University is closed.

Working conditions may exceed lifting 50 lbs, frequent shoveling and hand digging, assorted tool use, equipment noise, chemical smells and noxious fumes, exposure to extreme outdoor temperatures and all types of inclement weather.
On-call, overtime including weekend and evening assignments will be required.

Will be required to work outdoors during extreme heat and cold, operating hazardous equipment and handling hazardous chemicals.

Must use appropriate personal protective equipment as required (gloves, safety glasses, etc.). These items are not for personal use.

Due to communication expectations of this position, the incumbent will be required to maintain a personal cell phone and will be required to be continually available during and after normal working hours. The incumbent's salary includes compensation to apply toward the use of their personal cellular device.

Special Instructions to Applicants

A complete application consists of a resume, cover letter, list of professional references and completed IAWP Employment Approval Form which can be found at okstate.com/iawp. Applicants that do not provide all of these materials will not be considered for the position.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

HS/GED and High School graduate/GED with 4 years of prior successful work experience in turf or landscape maintenance with proven irrigation related work with 2 of those years working in a facilities or lawn maintenance organization

OR

Two years post-secondary education in an irrigation, landscaping or related technical field with 2 years of prior successful work experience in turf or landscape maintenance with proven irrigation related work with three of those years working in a facilities or lawn maintenance organization.

At least one year experience in a supervisory position.

Specific experience with the below:
Hunter Heads
Ton Sentinel Op Systems, watertronics pump system
PVC repair and poly pipe repair
Use of locator to locate underground utilities

Have before hire and maintain after hire a valid driver's license. A valid driver's license must be maintained for the operation of an OSU vehicle, which is required in the performance of job duties as assigned. Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor.

Strong attention to work detail, leadership, decision making, and organizational skills.
Ability to motivate, evaluate and effectively supervise staff as a team.
Ability to multitask and coordinate projects through to completion and in a timely manner.
Knowledge, keen understanding, and operational skills of irrigation and plumbing systems.
Must be able to work under minimal supervision.
Advanced computer skills.
Ability to read and decipher landscape plans and irrigation manuals.
Sufficient math skills to be able to calibrate water application rates, evaporation rates, and usage rates.




Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Turf Management.

Supervisory experience.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58687886
  • Location:
    Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States
  • Position Title: Irrigation Technician II
  • Company Name: Oklahoma State University
  • Job Function: Additional Opportunities
  • Job Type: Full-Time
Education / Teaching / Administration
Stillwater , OK , US

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant university that prepares students for success. OSU is America’s Brightest Orange. Through leadership and service, OSU is preparing students for a bright future and building a brighter world for all. As Oklahoma’s only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality teaching, research, and outreach. As one of the most beautiful and affordable universities in the nation, OSU has more t...

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