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Irrigation Technician

Employer
Coastal Carolina University
Location
Conway, SC

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Classification Title:

Trades Specialist III

Classification Code:

KC30

Pay Band:

4

Internal Title:

Irrigation Technician

Department:

Grounds

Position Type:

PCLS - Slotted Classified

Full or Part Time:

Full-Time

Basis:

12 mo.

Hours per week:

37.5 hours per week

Job Details:

Irrigation Technician

Coastal Carolina University is currently accepting applications for the following position: Irrigation Technician in the Grounds Department.
Duties include, but are not limited to:· Replace or perform repairs to broken sprinkler head valves, 1/2" to 6" pipes and all other irrigation related equipment;· Plan, coordinate, and install additional irrigation systems or modifications of existing systems;· Responsible for inspecting, servicing, maintaining and repairing automatic sprinkler systems;· Interpret irrigation plans and repair/maintain existing irrigation systems in accordance with plans;· Maintain preventive maintenance schedule for all irrigation systems;· Use proper equipment to clear blockages from valves and pipes;· Assist with revising irrigation plans to indicate location of pipes, valves and sprinkler heads;· Maintain necessary supplies to perform work on irrigation systems;· Act as University liaison on irrigation projects;· Assist with maintaining grounds campus-wide; and· Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and general knowledge of the various types of sprinkler control devices and irrigation equipment available is required. Three (3) years of experience in the maintenance, repair, or modification of irrigation equipment is required. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.
Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
How to apply: Interested applicants may apply on line at: https://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/17952. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.
Trades Specialist III (KC30/61122474/FTE-S00681P), full-time position with benefits. SC State SC State Pay Band: 04. Salary minimum $29,061.00, midpoint $41,415.00. Normal work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university. Must be available for emergency work when called upon. Weekend work may be required.

Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent.Must have general knowledge of the various types of sprinkler control devices and irrigation equipment available. Three (3) years experience required in the maintenance, repair, or modification of irrigation equipment.

Required Licensure and/or Certification:

Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Must have ability to repair and maintain existing irrigation systems, and properly operate grounds equipment (tractors, trenchers, etc.) as needed to perform tasks. Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to interpret existing irrigation plans,and for future University irrigation projects. Ability to effectively manage and supervise personnel.

Additional comments regarding this position:

Must be available for emergency work when called upon.

Posting Number:

FTE-S00681P

Number of Vacancies:

1

Desired Start Date:

12/12/2022

Job Open Date:

08/12/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/17952

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