Landscape Services Irrigation Technician

Dallas College
Various locations

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Job Details

Job no: 501803
Work type: Full-time
Location: Various locations
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 (Some nights and weekends)

Working Title

Landscape Services Irrigation Technician

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Salary Level


Salary Range (Full-Time)

$43,000 + (commensurate with education and experience)

Hourly Rate (Part-Time)

$20.67 per hour

Business Travel




Position Type


Position Summary

The Dallas College Facilities Management Department supports the facility needs for Dallas College while providing responsible stewardship and efficient operation of the College's physical assets. The Facilities Management Department is responsible for approximately 5,000,000 sq. ft. of physical space and over 1400 acres of land, located across multiple locations in Dallas County. The position of Landscape Services Irrigation Technician supports that effort through the performance of skilled craftwork in the landscaping trade.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• Have a strong knowledge of landscape design, power tools, water conservation, irrigation controllers, maintenance, and repair.
• Experience in light to medium sized construction equipment such as skid loaders, excavators, and trenchers.
• Understand various methods of installation, troubleshooting and repair systems.
• Demonstrate intermediate skill in reading, diagnosing, and repairing irrigation systems problems.
• Able to perform routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
• Ability to determine causes of operating errors and deciding how to complete and solve the issue.
• Demonstrates an ability to analyze information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
• Ability to utilize computer technology to access data and communicate with others.
• Ability to maintain written equipment maintenance records.
• Ability to communicate with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
• Strong knowledge and experience providing effective customer service.

Physical Requirements

Requires sitting, standing, walking, bending over, stooping, twisting, talking, hearing, climbing ladders, using stairs, reaching overhead, crouching, kneeling, or crawling. Pushing or pulling 10-50 lbs., lifting 10-80 lbs., carrying 10-50 lbs., repetitive use of arms and legs, driving, balancing, manual dexterity-fine manipulation or grasping. May require working in adverse weather conditions.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience

• High School Diploma plus three (3) years of related experience. Must be a Licensed Irrigation Technician or ability to obtain license within six (6) months.
• Ability to work extended hours beyond the regular 8:00 am to 5:00 pm workday including nights and weekends.
• Current and valid Texas driver’s license required for offsite travel.
*** Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Responsible for maintenance and repair of irrigation systems using hand powered tools and/or equipment.
• Ensures the highest quality of landscaping maintenance work across all Dallas College locations.
• Maintain and repair irrigation systems and maintains assigned equipment.
• Report equipment repair problems to the Facilities Manager.
• Responsible for the installation, maintenance, repair, and designs of irrigation systems that address water conservation requirements according to the Texas Commission on Environmental quality.
• Responsible for operating and maintaining equipment utilized both for irrigation and landscape related functions.
• Performs preventative maintenance procedures on irrigation systems and pump stations.
• Requisitions and maintains inventory of parts needed for irrigation system maintenance and expansions.
• Maintains related records and drawings.
• Troubleshoots low voltage irrigation electrical systems, irrigation valve malfunctions, basic irrigation pump station malfunctions and basic irrigation time clock malfunctions.
• Works with other facilities teammates to ensure the highest level of customer service and provides safe and healthy grounds for Dallas College students, faculty, and staff.
• Assists other Facilities Management teams as required.
• Completes required Dallas College Professional Development training hours per academic year.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

Dallas College is part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Dallas College complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act.

Advertised: 01 Aug 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 30 Sep 2022 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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Industry                                                        Higher Education
Company size                                               5,001-10,000 employees
Headquarters                                                 Dallas, Texas
Type                                                              Educational Institution
Founded                                                        1965
Specialties                                                    Higher Education, Technical Certificates, and Vocational Degrees and Certificates


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District Office                                               1601 S Lamar St, Dallas, Texas 75215
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El Centro College                                          801 Main St. Dallas, Texas 75202
Richland College                                           12800 Abrams Rd. Dallas, Texas
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Cedar Valley College                                    3030 N Dallas Ave. Lancaster, Texas 75134
Mountain View College                                4849 W Illinois Ave. Dallas, Texas
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