This position supervises and coordinates activities pertaining to all irrigation care by performing the following duties:
Inspects area irrigated to ensure adequate soaking and prevent waste of water
Schedules and assigns work
Keeps worker's time records
Interprets policies to workers and enforces safety regulations
Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of work crew
Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems
Reviews contracts to ascertain service, machine, and work force requirements and schedules work for crews according to weather conditions, availability of equipment and seasonal limitations
Investigates customer complaints and spot checks completed work to ascertain quality of subordinate's work and effectiveness of chemicals applied
Suggests formula and procedure changes and orders corrective work to improve quality of service and ensure contract compliance
Answers inquiries from potential customers regarding methods, materials, and price ranges in person or by telephone.
Prepares service estimates according to labor hour, material and machine requirement costs determined from job site appraisal data, experience and records.
Compiles reports of personnel matters, such as absenteeism and labor costs for management.
Able to perform all laborer and foreman duties and other duties as assigned.
Directly supervises employees in the irrigation crews
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Responsible for working under departmental budges and overseeing and reporting all department inventories
Abilities and Physical Demands
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problem solving. Ability to fluently speak, write and understand English. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Able to carry 40 lbs of weight for short distances; climbing with 20 lbs or less for 8 feet; able to climb a ladder up to 30 feet; Walking for long periods of time with or without a backpack on.
High School Diploma or GED; or one to three years related experience equivalent of education and experience
A valid drivers license is required
Employment contingent on passing a drug test
Active Irrigation License Holder is a plus.
$40K + benefits