Sprinkler/Landscape Specialist III

Location
Stanford
Posted
Jun 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Sprinkler/Landscape Specialist III

Stanford University

Job Number:
79177

Job Code: 8074Job Grade: A78
Sprinkler/Landscape Specialist Responsibilities:
The Sprinkler/Landscaper Specialist position works under the minimal leadership of the Sprinkler/Landscape Lead or Supervisor. These employees independently maintain, repair and install sprinkler systems and landscape elements throughout the campus. They also maintain decorative and landscape fountains while monitoring the fountain water levels, circulation and clarity. Sprinkler/Landscape Specialists receive minimal supervision; they must be able to identify issues and determine corrections for significant repairs or installations. Systems are both technical and manual; employees must understand and problem solve within both. Consults with lead and/or supervisor to implement corrective actions. May assume lead's role during the lead's absence.
Characteristic Duties:
In addition to the duties performed by the Sprinkler/Landscape Tech I and II, employees assigned to the Sprinkler/Landscape Tech Specialist classification will perform the following duties:
  • Estimate types of materials and quantities needed on a daily basis; assist with estimates for projects including the take-offs of materials and labor hours
  • Install complete irrigation systems
  • Install filters, concrete pads, enclosures and controller pedestals
  • Perform maintenance duties on the weather station (including cleaning of the gauges) and take appropriate action to resolve issues and/or concerns
  • Respond to emergency calls regarding irrigation related problems
  • Troubleshoot centralized computer control systems
In addition to the qualifications listed for the Tech I and II levels, the Specialist classification requires:
  • Ability to install, design and maintain landscape and irrigation projects from plan development to completion with little or no guidance
  • Ability to read project plans and estimate materials from plans as needed
  • Working knowledge of water pressure, hydraulics, high and low flow systems and basic electricity
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair controller, valves, wiring and other computer components involved in irrigation systems and fountains
  • Detailed knowledge of the design of irrigation systems in use at Stanford and the capabilities of the components used in these systems
  • Ability to operate current computer program to obtain work orders
  • Three years related work experience required.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.



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To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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