Top Irrigation Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Irrigation Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Irrigation Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 15.0% of Irrigation Technician resumes contained Sprinkler Systems as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Irrigation Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Irrigation Technician resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Sprinkler Systems

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Here's how Sprinkler Systems is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Maintained impeccable safety record while servicing existing and installing new sprinkler systems.
  • Installed/repaired pipelines and sprinkler systems -Performed daily landscaping and maintenance duties
  • Integrated sprinkler systems in existing irrigation systems.
  • Design or supervise the installation of sprinkler systems, calculating water pressure, or valve and pipe coverage needs.
  • Installed sprinkler systems into homes across Long Island, involved in the labor as well as wiring processes.
  • Worked with a team of professionals to install and maintain underground sprinkler systems in residential and commercial communities.
  • Install, repair, and troubleshoot underground lawn sprinkler systems, Including Diagram reading and drawing.
  • Do installs as well as services on irrigated sprinkler systems, outdoor lighting, hidden dog fencing
  • Installed and repaired sprinkler systems using plastic or copper tubing and blueprints of the estate.
  • Installed sprinkler systems including main & drains, double check valves and valve manifolds.
  • Install new drop and sprinkler systems, remove old systems and recover reusable equipment.
  • Job duties- Build, fix, maintenance and repair sprinkler systems for crop.
  • Connected hose and sprinkler systems at designated points on course to irrigate turf.
  • Installed sprinkler systems, drainage systems, irrigation systems, and planters.
  • Install and repair automatic sprinkler systems around school grounds including athletic fields,
  • Installed and serviced in ground sprinkler systems for residential and commercial properties.
  • Installed, repaired and maintained sprinkler systems in residential and commercial properties.
  • General Labor * Responsible for installation and repair of residential sprinkler systems.
  • Report to maintenance supervisor and provide all knowledge of underground sprinkler systems.
  • Installed and repaired in-ground sprinkler systems as well as cable drops.

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2. Irrigation Valves

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Here's how Irrigation Valves is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Read diagrams and blueprints to lay out and locate irrigation valves, timers and wiring.
  • locate irrigation valves, timers and wiring.
  • Plant flowers,shrubs and trees, intall irrigation valves.

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3. Irrigation Systems

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Here's how Irrigation Systems is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Repaired, designed and provided estimates for residential irrigation systems; performed take-offs and designs for commercial irrigation systems.
  • Perform the operation, installation, maintenance and repair of manual, semi-automatic and automatic irrigation systems.
  • Evaluated, maintained, and installed irrigation systems while developing positive and long-term relationships with customers.
  • Greeted customers with professionalism and completed maintenance of irrigation systems with flawless results.
  • Installed and repaired water-efficient landscapes and irrigation systems for residential and commercial projects.
  • Maintain and repair temporary irrigation systems for native plant restoration in remote areas.
  • Assisted current and potential customers in evaluating irrigation systems and providing recommendations.
  • Drive company vehicle to customers homes/businesses to work on irrigation systems.
  • Installed new outdoor irrigation systems for both residential and commercial customers.
  • Maintain /repair electric irrigation systems in the greater Kansas City area
  • Developed a proficiency in designing layouts and building irrigation systems.
  • Performed inspections on irrigation systems for businesses and residential communities.
  • Provide support services to agricultural irrigation systems throughout Delmarva peninsula.
  • Perform necessary maintenance to ensure proper functions with irrigation systems.
  • Managed 4-6 crew members Installed/fixed irrigation systems Upkeep of outside surroundings
  • Managed, repaired and scheduled all irrigation systems for contracted properties
  • Install /Maintain commercial irrigation systems to conserve water and function efficiently
  • Performed installation, troubleshoot and maintenance on irrigation systems effectively.
  • Job responsibilities included general maintenance and installation of irrigation systems
  • Diagnosed control problems for residential and commercial irrigation systems.

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4. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Provided routine customer service independent of direct supervision.
  • Face of the company for many clients, providing excellent customer service is necessary to build and maintain relationships.
  • Provide personable customer service with a higher standard of trusted service and reliability.
  • Administer and supervise labor control, inventory, and customer service operations.
  • Provide customer service to all of our clients on a day-to-day basis.
  • Perform repairs, and provide excellent customer service.
  • Worked in both customer service and installation departments.
  • Furthered my experience in customer service and sales.
  • Provided excellent customer service to all commercial clients.
  • Fast, friendly customer service.
  • Recommend or use water conserving techniques whenever possible.Provide exceptional customer service and care while maintaining a professional attitude.
  • Provided leadership to implement & improved customer service - Programming Frequency of the controllers.
  • Handled customer service for newly installed systems and warranty issues .
  • Change nozzle's replace broken sprinkler bodies and put new ones, we also do survey's Ando alot of customer service

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5. Trouble Shooting

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Here's how Trouble Shooting is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Trouble shooting to see if it is a faulty sprinkler head or the irrigation line that is the problem.
  • Experience trouble shooting many irrigation issues from rewiring an entire string of sprinkler heads to cleaning pump house filters.
  • Trouble shooting, repair and installation of all irrigation water systems.
  • Service call routing, system set-up Time management, trouble shooting Customer service, repair
  • Landscape Gardening Tech Trouble Shooting Irrigation Timers Mowing, Trimming, Planting, Irrigation
  • Trouble shooting for down services using sophisticated electronic test equipment and measuring devices.

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6. Irrigation Tech

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Here's how Irrigation Tech is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Coordinated work with irrigation technician on commercial projects.
  • Promoted again to the position of irrigation tech/specialist.
  • Implement improvements in irrigation technology and practices.
  • Worked as an irrigation tech under supervisor Lynn Francis until I was laid off due to lack of work.
  • Started to gain interest in golf course mechanics Involved with all projects and was promoted to Irrigation Technician
  • Job duties: Supervise and schedule three irrigation technicians to run checks on systems and perform repairs.
  • Perform all essential duties of Lawn maintenance, Irrigation tech and up-keeping, and Laborer.
  • Job Duties:Landscaping/mowing golf course;moved up to irrigation tech within first year.
  • Promoted from grounds crew worker to Irrigation Technician after first month on the job.
  • Worked as a part-time irrigation technician at a 300 acre amusement park.
  • Lead irrigation technician for a large school district with 40+ properties.
  • Spring 2014 I was earned the title of irrigation tech.
  • Lead irrigation tech for the entire company.
  • Received promotion to Irrigation Tech.
  • Golf Operations/Irrigation Tech @ Red Sky
  • Job title was irrigation tech.
  • Received certification from Rainbird Academy in 2008 as Certified Irrigation Technician.
  • Have a irrigation tech license in Texas and was back flow certified in Florida.
  • Lead irrigation tech residential and commercial repairs and service.
  • Lead irrigation tech which included monthly maint.

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7. PVC

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Here's how PVC is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Installed Commercial and Residential Irrigation, read Blueprints and laid PVC according to the job and Blueprints.
  • Install new irrigation plumbing to include PVC and Galvanized pipe.
  • Install commercial and residential irrigation / dig trenches and ditches to lay PVC Pipes according to Blueprints needs.
  • Read blueprints & laid PVC pipe and set valves Installed sprinklers ensuring full coverage for sod & foliage
  • Installed all types of Irrigation spinkler systems such as PVC, Micro and Drip.
  • Install and glue PVC Pipes, install Sprinklers, Rotators and flower bed heads.
  • Dig Trenches and Ditches manually to lay PVC Pipes according to Blueprints needs.
  • Fixed sprinklers help install and or repair line pvc or poly line install valve and set timers for the errigation.
  • Install and repair irrigation system( PVC lateral lines and ACP main line)and irrigation communication.
  • Install and glue PVC Pipes, install Sprinklers, Rotators and Flower Bed Heads.Skills UsedGeneral Labor
  • Worked fixing large pvc breaks,sweating copper, installing vacuum breakers.
  • Layed Pvc Piping and installed sprinkler heads for irrigation > installed SOD Grass > Cleaned all construction areas to avoid hazards.

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8. Heavy Equipment

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Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Operated many types of heavy equipment such as mini-excavators, backhoes, and trenchers.
  • Operated heavy equipment, wheel lines, hand lines and irrigation pump system.
  • Operated Dump Trucks, Tractors, Front-end Loaders, and other Heavy Equipment.
  • Assist crew leads in leading an installation crew and running heavy equipment.
  • Operated heavy equipment such as: excavators, bulldozers and trenchers.
  • Operated heavy equipment, planted tree, shrubs and plants.
  • Operated miniature excavator, and other small heavy equipment.
  • Engaged in ideal placement of heavy equipment.
  • Load and unload of heavy equipment.

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9. Residential Irrigation Systems

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Here's how Residential Irrigation Systems is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Gained knowledge and experience installing commercial and residential irrigation systems.

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10. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Repaired Canals irrigation system using appropriate hand tools.
  • Operate maintenance equipment to maintain golf course landscaping; such as, tractors, utility vehicles, and various hand tools.
  • Worked with hand tools and heavy equipment, as well as, 480 V 3 phase electrical systems.
  • Experience in the use of all hand tools and machines that are necessary to perform jobs.
  • Used excavators, machinery, and hand tools to dig for piping and repairs.
  • Use hand tools such as shovels, rakes, and axes.
  • used hand tools to lay sod,trim rose bushes, fertilize, and keep gardens blooming all summer long.
  • Install & Maintain irrigation systemsSkills Used Plant, prune and maintain trees, shrubs and flowers using hand tools.

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11. Water Lines

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Here's how Water Lines is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Work with irrigation equipment such as sprinklers, water lines, pumps, suction devices, valves and other plumbing equipment.
  • Performed routine maintenance on work vehicles and heavy equipment, and performed trouble shooting on water pumps and water lines.
  • Set up of new machines including installation of electrical and water lines, build, wiring, testing and programming.
  • Lay sod, assemble sprinkler heads, dig trenches, repair broken water lines, irrigation, and service calls
  • Repair or fix sprinklers, water lines, pumps, suction devices, valves and other plumbing equipment.
  • Learned to drive variety of Ag Equipment, install water lines, keep track of water intake/out
  • Use backhoe to dig up water lines for repair and replacement.
  • Repair any broken water lines that are leaking on the property.
  • Repaired or installed broken spray heads and water lines.
  • Experience working with recycled and potable water lines.
  • Dig and repair water lines as breaks occur.
  • Repaired valves and breaks in water lines.
  • Bury PVC water lines and low voltage wiring
  • check water lines and make sure all fields are being measured with the right amount of water.

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12. Job Site

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Here's how Job Site is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Weighed, scheduled, and dispatched trucks, helicopters, airplanes and contract workers to various job sites on the farm.
  • Worked as a foreman on job sites and also assisted with company marketing.
  • Inspect conditions of job sites and new areas to take over.
  • Transport of materials from Warehouse to job site.
  • Directed and supervised crew on job site.
  • Checked in materials delivered to job site.
  • Transport crew to various job sites.

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13. Irrigation Controllers

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Here's how Irrigation Controllers is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Created and implemented current monthly irrigation inspection program that maintains 70+ irrigation controllers and 1000+ irrigation valves.
  • Operate irrigation controllers, pipes and sprinkler heads as well as work with all electrical wiring required to operate the system.
  • Install irrigation controllers, connect and troubleshoot wires and automatic valves.
  • Access irrigation repair and installation, maintenance, set irrigation controllers.
  • Understand, operate and adjust irrigation controllers.
  • Maintained computer and electronic valve clocks; computerized electronicsystems, irrigation controllers, solenoid valves, and heads of all types.

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14. Snow Removal

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Here's how Snow Removal is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Complied with OSHA, health and safety requirements, and snow removal and lawn maintenance.
  • Snow removal and repair various equipment during winter months.
  • Snow removal services using snowplows and various other equipment.
  • Participated in all aspects of snow removal.
  • Snow removal around the clubhouse.
  • Snow removal services using snowplows and various otherequipment.
  • Snow removal services using snowplows and variousother equipment.
  • Snow removal, plowing, mowing with a bagger/discharge mower, driving truck and trailer, exceeding out daily list of properties
  • Work in snow removal and equipment maintenance during the winter season.

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15. Irrigation Equipment

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Here's how Irrigation Equipment is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Perform repairs on irrigation equipment.
  • Maintained irrigation equipment, irrigated crop fields using methods of drip, furrow, and sprinkler pipe, and harvested fields.
  • Operate or tend equipment used in agricultural production, such as tractors, combines, and irrigation equipment.
  • Maintain 20 miles of irrigation ditch for local farmers * Completed installation of various irrigation equipment projects
  • Work with digging equipment to install, repair, and maintain underground irrigation equipment and systems.
  • Maintained and repaired all irrigation equipment from pivots to the diesel engines running the pumps
  • Installed, repaired, and serviced residential lawn irrigation equipment.
  • Maintained the irrigation equipment assigned to me.
  • Maintained all Irrigation Equipment and Vehicle provided.
  • Set up and operate irrigation equipment.

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16. Toro

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Here's how Toro is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Utilized knowledge of Toro and Rain Bird systems to insure systems were in correct working order
  • Managed Toro OSMAC and the Network 8000 computerized irrigation system to adjust water times to fit changing climatic conditions.
  • Trouble shoot and repair toro satellites.
  • Worked with Toro and Sarver on troubleshooting.
  • Performed all irrigation installation and repairs Operated OSMAC Toro Irrigation System Maintained water management for greens

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17. Rain Bird

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Here's how Rain Bird is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Assisted in the installation of a Rain Bird irrigation system and managed the day-to-day oversight of the system
  • Irrigated all grounds, as needed, using the Rain Bird Central Control System.
  • Converted the entire system to all Rain Bird 700 and 900 series heads.
  • Installed and programmed clocks and Rain Bird Eagles.
  • Deal with assortment of irrigation clocks from Hunter, Rain Bird to Baseline and weathermatic clocks.
  • Rain Bird) Responsibilities also included inventory, ordering and planning daily work schedule.

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18. Irrigation Lines

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Here's how Irrigation Lines is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Perform service maintenance on irrigation lines and electrical configuration.
  • Perform maintenance on irrigation lines, mowing equipment, and other tools for grounds work Operate heavy machinery for construction Landscaping
  • Work includes assigning task received by phone, email or fax to have irrigation lines repaired.
  • Repair irrigation lines, valves and heads; generally whole system.
  • Repair sprinkler heads, broken and irrigation lines.
  • Repair lateral and main irrigation lines.
  • Moved and assessed irrigation lines.
  • Installed irrigation linesInstalled irrigation in lawnsKnowledge of utility lines throughout properties
  • Fix irrigation lines,mow fairways,mow greens,reseeding,install new lines
  • Install irrigation line Maintain and repair irrigation lines Service and replace sprinkler heads All coursework related to apprenticeship program Install Crew leader
  • install of irrigation lines , sprinklers and drip lines , irrigation repairs .

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19. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Created instructional guidelines regarding repairs and preventative maintenance on the course's irrigation system and its electrical circuitry.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and curative maintenance on pump stations.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on all equipment associated with irrigation.
  • Assist superintendent with preventative maintenance of designated system.
  • Planned and scheduled work based on urgency to provide for preventative maintenance and efficient performance.
  • Performed routine preventative maintenance on machines to ensure maximum productivity at all times and ensured quality control standards were met.

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20. New Irrigation Systems

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Here's how New Irrigation Systems is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Install new irrigation systems, pumps, clocks, relays, residential/commercial.

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21. DIG Trenches

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Here's how DIG Trenches is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Dig trenches to desired or required depths, by hand or using trenching tools.
  • Helped dig trenches to water the fields when needed.
  • Operated Ditchwitch Machine to cut and Dig trenches and installed sprinkler Heads and Electrical Lines.
  • Use of power tools .Dig trenches, organize layout of sprinkler heads, piping, and cut-off valves.

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22. Service Calls

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Here's how Service Calls is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Responded to service calls to check up and perform maintenance on irrigation systems for commercial and residential installations.
  • Run my own service truck to complete service calls, start ups, and blow outs of systems.
  • Performed residential service calls, made all repairs necessary and billed customers.
  • Prepared and processed more than 200 service calls each month.
  • Attend and answer service calls when needed.
  • Executed installations and service calls in a timely manner.
  • Service Calls / Repairs Billing Estimating Public relations

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23. Residential Properties

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Here's how Residential Properties is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Designed blueprints and installed new irrigation grids for commercial and residential properties.
  • Service Commercial and residential properties for Pest control with both interior/exterior applications.
  • Structured and maintained a Commercial and Residential properties.
  • Installed irrigation for comm./residential properties.
  • Designed, installed, serviced and repaired Irrigation systems for city parks, commercial and residential properties.
  • Snow removal, plow of commercial and residential properties, snow blower and shoveling.
  • Design and build irrigation systems for both commercial and residential properties.
  • Mount Pleasant, SC - Construction of residential properties e.g.

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24. Irrigation Heads

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Here's how Irrigation Heads is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Maintained contacts with vendors and contractors to obtain information about available valves, irrigation heads and other system components.
  • Replace or rebuild Irrigation heads, Replace irrigation head nozzles, adjust irrigation head nozzles.
  • Wired irrigation heads, controllers and pumps and insured that they worked proficiently.
  • Maintain 135 acres of irrigation including 3000 irrigation heads and over 500 valves.
  • dig and put polly and pvc lines in peoples yards then install irrigation heads on them Install irrigation
  • Experience with Toro irrigation heads and Toro Site Pro software, and Toro LTC Plus Controllers.
  • Experience with wide range of Toro irrigation heads and Toro Site Pro software, Osmac and E-Series Osmac irrigation controllers.

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25. Flower Beds

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Here's how Flower Beds is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • work with gardening equipment(mowers, edgers, blowers), maintained flower beds, trees and lawns.
  • Care for lawns by mulching, aerating, weeding, and trimming around flower beds and walkways.
  • Cut lawn using hand, power or riding mower and trim and edge around walks, flower beds, and walls.
  • Care for established lawns by mulching, weeding, and trimming around flower beds or walks.
  • Cut lawns and trimmed / edged around walks, flower beds, and walls.
  • Clean and plant flower beds, leaf removal and clean-up services.

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26. General Maintenance

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Here's how General Maintenance is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Programmed and monitored irrigation system and performed general maintenance on pumping station.
  • Performed all general maintenance as requested
  • Performed all general maintenance for completed jobs, including warranty calls.
  • General maintenance of golf course irrigation controller function and repair, tracking wire[ broken, ground fault tracking.]
  • Ensured proper operation of ticket redemption machines including currency drops, coin refills, general maintenance and electronic/mechanical overhauls.
  • Performed general maintenance for assisted living facility including electrical, vents, air conditioning and flooring

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27. Pump Stations

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Here's how Pump Stations is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Repair commercial irrigation pump stations.
  • Complete install, start up, and service for all pump stations.
  • Preformed monthly service checks of all irrigation zones and pump stations/wells.
  • Design, maintain, and repair irrigationsystems and related equipment- Pumps/pump stations, piping, fittings, valves, and controls.
  • Make sure all sprinklers, valves, pump stations and satalite controllers are running properly.

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28. Irrigation Problems

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Here's how Irrigation Problems is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Maintain sprinklers on golf course, water greens, operate maintenance machines, and troubleshoot all irrigation problems.
  • Fixed all irrigation problems as well as set up new irrigation zones.
  • Hand watering greens, fixing irrigation problems and installing new irrigation.
  • Repaired irrigation problems Installed new irrigation components
  • Started as an entry-level novice, worked my way up to providing sevice for ALL aspects of irrigation problems.
  • Locate and fix numerous irrigation problems.All grounds related work.

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29. Grounds Maintenance

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Here's how Grounds Maintenance is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Golf course grounds maintenance/irrigation tech/equipment operator
  • Golf course grounds maintenance, irrigation tech, equipment operator
  • Performed routine lawn and grounds maintenance and Provided appropriate fertilization and managed lawns.
  • Perform all daily and weekly grounds maintenance for all residential and commercial accounts as required.
  • General grounds maintenance technician works with a team to plan and maintain the landscape.
  • Performed minor and major grounds maintenance for 129 acres of college property.

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30. Irrigation Clocks

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Here's how Irrigation Clocks is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Fixed occasional waterline break quickly and efficiently Maintained irrigation clocks for parks of Midland.

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31. New Installations

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Here's how New Installations is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Follow up with leads on new installations, prepared estimates per job/customer requirements.

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32. Sprinkler Installation

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Here's how Sprinkler Installation is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Performed various tasks such as sprinkler installation, watering, fertilizing, trimming, planting and the laying of sod.
  • Landscape and sprinkler installation and repair.
  • Skilled in sod laying, sprinkler installation, and building segmental concrete masonry walls.
  • Determined the needs of customers to comply with their expectations and ideasSprinkler installation, shrubs, flowers, sod and mulch

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33. Weather Conditions

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Here's how Weather Conditions is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Use an irrigation radio to water tees, greens, fairways, and rough as needed depending on weather conditions.
  • Work outside in the open air in all temperature and weather conditions.
  • Performed strenuous work in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Worked in all weather conditions to perform service calls.
  • Scheduled work for crews according to weather conditions, availability of equipment and seasonal limitations.
  • Worked efficiently under extreme weather conditions.

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34. Drip Systems

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Here's how Drip Systems is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Drip systems for all plant types, including drought tolerant low maintenance plants.
  • Restructured and improved drip systems for better coverage and less water waste.
  • Install and repair valves, pipes, sprinklers, and drip systems.
  • trench work, pipe fitting, drip systems, landscape design.Customized client design, walkthrough evaluations and follow-up work.

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35. Drainage Systems

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Here's how Drainage Systems is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Install drainage systems, outdoor lighting, and trench digging.
  • Assisted with all drainage systems throughout the golf course.
  • Install, maintain and repair drainage systems.
  • Install rock gardens, ponds, decks, drainage systems, retaining walls, fences, and planters.
  • Installed irrigation and drainage systems to help ensure functional environmental needs for customers.
  • Installed rock gardens, ponds, water features, garden paths, drainage systems, and sod.

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36. OLD Systems

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Here's how OLD Systems is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Removed old systems, recovered re-usable equipment where feasible.
  • Remove old systems and recovers reusable equipment.
  • Removed old systems and recovered reusable equipment.

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37. Different Types

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Here's how Different Types is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Installed hundreds of different types of sprinkler heads for maximum water coverage.
  • Operated different types of tools and equipment to install irrigation systems.
  • Used and maintained hundreds of different types of sprinklers.
  • Loaded trailers with commercial lawn equipment Refueled, added oil to, and restrung and maintained different types of equipment.
  • Know how to use all types of riding mowers and different types of lawn equipment.
  • Learned about different types of trees shrubs and insects that harm the plants.

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38. Crew Members

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Here's how Crew Members is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Train junior crew members for equipment and irrigation responsibilities.
  • Facilitate conflict resolution between crew members.
  • Make sure trucks and crew members were ready to go and start our route.
  • Identify leaks and repair pipes,when leaking or broken.Water golf course and over see crew members.
  • Collaborated with other crew members to ensure smooth work flow and efficient organization operations.
  • Train and supervise seasonal crew members, developed communication skills, teamwork skills, and leadership skills.

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39. Complex Irrigation System

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Here's how Complex Irrigation System is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Assisted in the installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of simple and moderately complex irrigation systems.

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40. Water Usage

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Here's how Water Usage is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Maintain a schedule of events and record water usage on a monthly basis.
  • Decreased water usage by 15% by using ET to calculate crop demand.
  • Use controllers to manage water usage.

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41. General Labor

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Here's how General Labor is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Hired as general labor and irrigation installer.
  • General labor for irrigation company.
  • General Labor and Electrical Work around the Store and Shop Facilities.
  • General Labor and Irrigation Installation (Seasonal)

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42. Job Specifications

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Here's how Job Specifications is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Interpreted job specifications, blueprints, and diagrams.
  • Snow removal/ salt application Interpret job specifications as built and blueprints Manage work schedules Provide estimates and maintains positive client relationships

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43. Manual Labor

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Here's how Manual Labor is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Maintain the grounds of the golf course with the use of machinery and manual labor.
  • Perfect AttendanceHard working manual laborQuick Learning of jobfix, replace drip tapemove mainlines, and pipes from each fieldoperate heavy machinery

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44. Company Vehicle

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Here's how Company Vehicle is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Field technician responsible for all irrigation repair & maintenance for new residential subdivision, utilizing various company vehicles.
  • Canal maintenance, new service hook ups, service repairs, use of company vehicles, and general labor
  • Maintained a company vehicle attending service and repair calls for local residences and businesses.
  • Drive company vehicles to customers house on tight time frame.
  • Practice all safety requirements and company policies while driving company vehicle and while installing equipment at residencies.
  • Drive and operate company vehicles safely in accordance with established policies, courteously and defensively.

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45. Customer Relations

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Here's how Customer Relations is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Developed and maintained one on one customer relationships.
  • Operated professional lawn equipment Maintained customer relations
  • Top performer in sales, production and customer relations.
  • Established long-term customer relationships through prompt and courteous service.
  • Landscape maintenance, gardening, equipment maintenance, truck and trailer driving, customer relations,
  • Designated to serve as point person for interfacing with the customer and maintaining customer relations.

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46. Lateral Lines

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Here's how Lateral Lines is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Replaced/repaired the following: broken lateral lines, broken main lines, drip systems, controllers, and valves.
  • Replace and repair valve boxes, drip systems, valves, manifolds, mainlines and lateral lines.
  • Helped with repairing mainlines, lateral lines, sprinkler heads as well as installing back-flows and irrigation boxes.

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47. Prune

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Here's how Prune is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Pruned trees, shrubs and hedges.
  • Tree and shrub trimming/pruning and removal using tools such as loppers, hand pruners, and chainsaws.
  • Mowed lawns, pruned trees, edged, general yard cleaning, trimming.
  • Provide lawn mowing service for several clients: rake leaves, trim, weed, prune, and other misc.
  • Trimmed and pruned trees and shrubs, especially on commercial and school properties, deadheaded annual flowers, mowed lawns.
  • Operated power equipment such as lawnmowers, leaf blowers, gas-powered pruners, weed-eaters, and edgers.

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48. Maintenance Crew

low Demand
Here's how Maintenance Crew is used in Irrigation Technician jobs:
  • Managed installation and maintenance crews.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Irrigation Technician

Sprinkler Systems19.3%
Irrigation Valves13.5%
Irrigation Systems8.3%
Customer Service8.1%
Trouble Shooting6.2%
Irrigation Tech5.8%
PVC5.6%
Heavy Equipment5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Irrigation Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Sprinkler Systems
Sprinkler Systems
15%
15%
2
2
Irrigation Valves
Irrigation Valves
10.4%
10.4%
3
3
Irrigation Systems
Irrigation Systems
6.5%
6.5%
4
4
Customer Service
Customer Service
6.3%
6.3%
5
5
Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
4.8%
4.8%
6
6
Irrigation Tech
Irrigation Tech
4.5%
4.5%
7
7
PVC
PVC
4.4%
4.4%
8
8
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
3.9%
3.9%
9
9
Residential Irrigation Systems
Residential Irrigation Systems
2.7%
2.7%
10
10
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
2.7%
2.7%
11
11
Water Lines
Water Lines
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
Job Site
Job Site
1.9%
1.9%
13
13
Irrigation Controllers
Irrigation Controllers
1.8%
1.8%
14
14
Snow Removal
Snow Removal
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Irrigation Equipment
Irrigation Equipment
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
Toro
Toro
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Rain Bird
Rain Bird
1.6%
1.6%
18
18
Irrigation Lines
Irrigation Lines
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
New Irrigation Systems
New Irrigation Systems
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
DIG Trenches
DIG Trenches
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Service Calls
Service Calls
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Residential Properties
Residential Properties
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Irrigation Heads
Irrigation Heads
1%
1%
25
25
Flower Beds
Flower Beds
1%
1%
26
26
General Maintenance
General Maintenance
1%
1%
27
27
Pump Stations
Pump Stations
1%
1%
28
28
Irrigation Problems
Irrigation Problems
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Grounds Maintenance
Grounds Maintenance
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Irrigation Clocks
Irrigation Clocks
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
New Installations
New Installations
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Sprinkler Installation
Sprinkler Installation
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Weather Conditions
Weather Conditions
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Drip Systems
Drip Systems
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Drainage Systems
Drainage Systems
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
OLD Systems
OLD Systems
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Different Types
Different Types
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Crew Members
Crew Members
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Complex Irrigation System
Complex Irrigation System
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
Water Usage
Water Usage
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
General Labor
General Labor
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Job Specifications
Job Specifications
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Manual Labor
Manual Labor
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Company Vehicle
Company Vehicle
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Customer Relations
Customer Relations
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Lateral Lines
Lateral Lines
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
Prune
Prune
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Maintenance Crew
Maintenance Crew
0.5%
0.5%

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