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Farm Irrigation Technician

Company: Heartland Farms Inc
Location: Green Bay
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Irrigation Technician:The Irrigation Technician reports directly to the Irrigation Supervisor and is responsible for taking the lead on daily operations of irrigation equipment. The Irrigation Technician also completes equipment inspections, routine and scheduled maintenance, and related documentation.Duties:Daily operation, maintenance and repair of the irrigation equipment (30%)Coordinate fertigation and irrigation adjustments as requestedCalibration of equipment and products usedDetect faulty operations, defective material and report those to the supervisorOff-season repair and maintenance of irrigation equipment (10%)Assist in Seed Cutting, Planting and Harvest operations, as is needed (30%)Assist in the Shipping and Handling of the potato crop, throughout the year (15%)Off season repair of farm equipment, as assigned (15%)Other duties as assigned by the Irrigation Supervisor or Farm ManagerPreferred Experience:2-year technical degree in Electrical and/or Agriculture Related Field2-4 years experience in irrigation related fieldPesticide Applicator License (can be acquired after hire)Experience in potato operations, preferredKnowledge, Skills & Abilities:A working knowledge of electrical and mechanical repair and maintenance procedures is a real plus for this positionThe ability to work with computers, tablets, and other technology in your daily routine.Self-starting and able to work independentlyDetail oriented & goal drivenWork Schedule:The Irrigation Technicians work schedule is highly dependent on the time of year and weather conditions. Employees will be expected to work as needed, which will require a great deal of flexibility as to the hours per day/week and the times worked. This is particularly true during the Seed Cutting, Planting and Harvest seasons.Physical Requirements:Requires the ability to work on-site and in multiple locations and settings.Ability to lift 50-75 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds occasionallyRequires the ability to clearly understand verbal and written communication from others in person and by telephone.A valid driver's license is required.With Heartland Farms, Inc., you will work as part of a high performing agricultural organization where team members collaborate to get the job done and challenge the status quo to find a better way. We highly value hard work, achievement, and reliability, and reward people accordingly.

Keywords: Heartland Farms Inc, Green Bay , Farm Irrigation Technician, Professions , Green Bay, Wisconsin

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