Irrigation Technician II, Fs Landscape Services

Knoxville, TN
May 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Irrigation Technician II

Regular Full-time, MR04

The Irrigation Tech II is responsible for managing the irrigation systems and irrigation water usage. This will include monitoring, modifying, programming and calibrating over 70 irrigation systems that use over 45 million gallons of water a year.  This position is also responsible for overseeing purchasing of parts and tools needed for the irrigation team. They are also responsible for hiring and overseeing irrigation contractors for project that are bid out though UT Facilities Services.  This position also will play a major role in reviewing and submitting changes to all irrigation designs on capital projects. They will also design new systems on their own to be bid out.

Required Qualifications

    Valid Tennessee Driver’s LicenseHigh School Degree or equivalentFive years of experience in the irrigation field or completion of specialized irrigation training plus three years of experience. Experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.Applicant must be in good physical health, able to perform strenuous activities and able to lift up to 50 pounds.Applicant must be able to follow instructions, have a positive attitude, interact well with others in a team environment and follow the departmental attendance policy.Designated personnel for emergencies – This position is required to report to work to ensure operation of essential campus functions during an emergency, or when the University has suspended or delayed operations

  • Knowledge of how an irrigation system works and how to design/ modify a system. 
  • Knowledge of how to repair any issues including plumbing and electrical on an irrigation system.
  • Ability to monitor and work on the irrigation central control system computer program.
  • Ability to work with in UT Facilities Services management computer software.
  • Ability to problem solve and find solutions to unforeseen issues. 

Job: Crafts
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: Fs Landscape Svcs & Facility Spt
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 10, 2021, 10:42:19 PM

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