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Irrigation Technician

Full-time

Irrigation Technician

The Scotts MiracleGro Company is seeking qualified/motivated individuals to join our Corporate Services Team as an Irrigation Technician.

 What you’ll do in this role:

      This is a Full-Time position for an associate to support and assist our Landscape Services Crew at our World Headquarters and R&D grounds located in Marysville Ohio.

      This position will share the responsibilities of practicing and sustaining high quality irrigation and maintenance standards in the following areas:

      All onsite irrigation systems

      Priority lawns and landscapes

      R&D lawns, plots, beds and other research areas

Primary tasks include but are not limited to:

      Onsite irrigation systems technician

      Daily service and timely repairs to sprinklers, pipes, wires and controllers

      Run tests, field inspections, troubleshoot and make major/minor repairs

      Maintain and record parts/supplies inventory

      Irrigation install

      Inspect, audit, adjust and repair the systems to ensure they perform at maximum efficiency and conserve water.

      Perform winterization and startup of irrigation systems

      Computerization and technology have played an increasingly important role in smart watering systems. Must be able to learn and operate the Toro system.

 

Irrigation system details:

      Approximately 250 acres automatically irrigated including:         

      High priority lawns

      Flower beds

      Planters

      Raised beds

      R&D turf plots, raised beds, garden rows, hoop houses

      Types of systems:

      Toro Golf Rotors

      Toro/RainBird/Hunter Lawn Rotors & Sprays

      Toro Sentinel Control System

      Agriculture and Res/Com Drip

 Secondary tasks may include but are not limited to:

       Mowing, edging & trimming

       Interior plantscapes maintenance

       Aquatic ponds and streams maintenance

       Snow and Ice removal

       Holiday decorations installation, maintenance and take down

       Equipment care and maintenance

       R&D Tours/Corporate Events Support

       Performs other duties as assigned by manager

 What you’ll need to be successful:

       Prioritize, collaborate and problem solve

       Manage multiple tasks and be detail oriented

       Communication - clear, concise, timely and privately

       Accountability - work at times is performed in a self-managed environment

       Relationship Building - work with fellow associates

       Innovative - bring forth new ideas and improved ways to help improve the way the department functions

       Passionate - be engaged and work enthusiastically towards yours and company’s goals

Education & Experience

       Working towards High School Graduate, Vocational or Degree in Turf/Landscape/Agriculture Technologies or similar

       Prefer a minimum 2 years’ experience working in landscape, irrigation, golf course, lawn care, agriculture or similar

Wage & Benefit Information

·        Pay range for this position is from $42,000** to $50,000** plus overtime pay!

·        ** dependent upon education and experience

·        401K with employer match up to 7.25%!!

·        Health Insurance

·        Paid Time Off

·        Uniforms

·        Wellness and Fitness Center on Site

Educational Requirements

Education & Experience

       Working towards High School Graduate, Vocational or Degree in Turf/Landscape/Agriculture Technologies or similar

Experience Requirements

       Prefer a minimum 2 years’ experience working in landscape, irrigation, golf course, lawn care, agriculture or similar

Job Benefits

Pay range for this position is from $42,000** to $50,000** plus overtime pay!

·        ** dependent upon education and experience

·        401K with employer match up to 7.25%!!

·        Health Insurance

·        Paid Time Off

·        Uniforms

·        Wellness and Fitness Center on Site

Date Job is Available

Salary

$42,000 to $50,000 per year

Overtime: Yes

Job Application Instructions

You can apply online at scottsmiraclegro.com or contact ed.baldwin@scotts.com with your questions


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