Horticulture/Irrigation Technician

Listed on: 17 Mar 2015

Rotolo Consultants Inc.

Brian Velasquez

894 Robert Boulevard
Slidell, LA 70458

Phone: 985-643-2427

Fax: 985-643-2691

Email: bvelasquez@rotoloconsultants.com

Web site: http://www.rotoloconsultants.com

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Horticulture/Irrigation Technician Rotolo Consultants, Inc. (RCI) – Lake Charles, LA Horticulture/Irrigation Technician Rotolo Consultants, Inc. Currently has a full time position available for a Horticulture/Irrigation Technician with experience, who will be responsible for handling, application, stowage and disposal of horticultural chemicals and will be responsible for repairing and maintaining commercial irrigation systems and the following: • Installing systems and ensuring that they function efficiently • Repairing and maintaining valves, tracing electrical components, installing and initializing clocks and timers, locating existing zones and valves and performing pump repairs • Adhering to Company’s safety policy and ensuring that the public will be safe while in contact with crews • Ensuring that customers are satisfied completely through effective communication, relationship building and regular site visits • Reporting results to Irrigation Manager To accurately and safely calibrate, record, and apply chemicals to designated landscaped areas to maintain or improve the condition of the plant materials or turf. *Application and Calibration of Chemicals to designated landscaped areas to maintain or improve the condition of the plant materials or turf. *Monitor targeted areas for potential and existing problems *Work independently or with others under little or no supervision *Maintain current, accurate records of products used, problems encountered, or other information essential to the job *Lift and carry items weighing in excuses of 50 lbs *Maintain and safely operate various equipment, including a spray truck, backpack sprayers, rotary and drop spreaders, and all related application and calibration products *Communicate well with others and follow both written and verbal instructions *Must have a willingness to work long hours and a varying schedule *Must be willing to work outdoors under varying environmental conditions JOB REQUIREMENTS Requirements: • Minimum of 2 years experience working with commercial irrigation systems • Strong work ethic • Effective oral and written communication skills • Ability to prioritize and multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment • Experience with customer service • Irrigation certification a plus • Knowledge of two wire systems • Must have offense free valid driver license • Please send your resume and salary requirements to be considered for this exciting opportunity. We offer medical benefits, dental benefits and a 401(k) plan. We are drug free and an EOE by choice Qualifications: *High school Degree or GED required *At least one year experience or a minimum of a two year degree in related field *Must currently have or be able to obtain a Chemical Applicators Certification *Must have a valid driver's license Salary & Benefits Required experience: Landscaping : 3 years

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Horticulture/Irrigation