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Irrigation Specialist

at Goodwill Industries of San Antonio

Pay: up to $18/hour
18.00 - 18.00
Posted: 10/9/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2457

Job Description

Irrigation Specialist

At Goodwill Industries San Antonio, our Mission is to help change lives through the power of work. We serve our community by providing career training and placement assistance for employment. Our programs are supported with profits generated through the sale of donated goods in our Retail Stores, and revenue from business services offered through our Contract Services Division. We invest 92.6 cents of EVERY DOLLAR EARNED back into the community. This is accomplished through educational programs and career services provided through our Good Careers Academy and Good Careers Centers.

We are currently seeking a dynamic Irrigation Specialist who has a passion for serving others and making a difference. Join the Goodwill Team today.

San Antonio, Texas
Stockyard building@SSan Marcus

Full Time


18.00 - 18.00


The Irrigation Specialist performs scheduling and operation of irrigation systems connected with the grounds maintenance contract. Position also performs general grounds maintenance duties.

1.Maintain and repair irrigation systems. Assess problems and/or failures in irrigation systems for the purpose of identifying repair and/or replacement needs.
2.Inform management and prepare a detailed inspection report zone by zone- weekly and monthly- of irrigation system functions, irregularities, and problems.
3.Troubleshoot water leaks and install and/or repair valves, pipes, sprinkler heads, and wiring.
4.Repair/replace of lateral lines, controllers, and backflow adjustments.
5.Adjust irrigation time clocks as specified by the contract and in accordance with water restrictions.
6.Must know and perform chlorination testing.
7.Maintain State of Texas Irrigator License and meet required continuing education requirements.
8.Remove grass clippings, trash, and debris from work site, and dispose of trash at collection point.
9.Use grass/weed trimmer in areas (not accessible to riding or push mowers) such as slopes, canals, ditches, rough terrain, ramps, or drop-offs; may also be required to clean ramp areas, both over and under.
10.Operate backpack blower to clear surfaced areas.
11.Follows all Federal, State, and Agency safety requirements; wears safety equipment; and follows the proper use of equipment according to the manufacturer’s direction.
12.Provide excellent customer service by greeting, assisting, and responding to questions and/or concerns in a positive, professional, and friendly manner.

1.High School Diploma or GED.
2.2+ years of grounds/landscape maintenance experience working with commercial landscaping irrigation systems; plumbing experience is helpful
3.Texas Irrigator License required.
4.Ability to handle physical and strenuous work in extreme weather conditions; stand and walk for prolonged periods with repetitive bending, stooping, reaching and twisting

For more information about Goodwill Industries San Antonio, please visit our website at:

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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