Experienced Irrigation Foreman

Job Summary

The Irrigation Foreman is responsible for working as a team member under the direct supervision of the Irrigation Manager. The foreman is responsible for executing irrigation installation system; in an efficient manner, promote worksite safety, providing excellent customer service, and exhibit pride and quality workmanship.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ability to lift, push, pull, carry 50 pounds of material or equipment.
  • Ability to stand, kneel and/or bend for a long period of time.
  • Ability to withstand exposure to outside weather conditions: humidity, rain, hot and cold temperatures.
  • Ability to see with or without corrective aids.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to work a 5-day schedule, may include weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to provide documentation of authorization to work in the United States.
  • Highly motivated, self-driven, and detailed oriented.
  • Must be professional in appearance and actions.
  • Maintain good attendance record as well as good punctuality.
  • Understands and adheres to company/safety policies, proper lifting techniques, and heat stress.
  • Must be able to properly, efficiently, and safely work with landscape/irrigation hand tools, and gas powered equipment.
  • Must be able to read scaled landscape/irrigation construction plans, detail notes and specifications.
  • Must be able to identify commonly used plants, trees and turf types in the area and their watering needs.
  • Must be able to perform measurements and material calculations on site.
  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • If driving for the company, must have and maintain a valid state issued driver’s license as well as clear driving record.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend training and safety meetings and apply the subject matter to day to day task.
  • Follow directions given by Irrigation Project Manager/Sales Consultant.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Always represent the company’s best interest, maintain the highest level of integrity and professionalism.
  • Identify, correct or report work hazards on job sites to Project Manager.
  • Must be able to safely inspect, perform preventative maintenance, and operate trencher, mini excavator, skid steer, Georgia buggies, backhoe loader, mini skid steers and small engine power equipment.
  • Execute lock out / tag out procedures on small equipment and earth moving equipment.
  • Properly excavate, back fill and compact trenches.
  • Cut and glue PVC pipe and fittings.
  • Run and connect irrigation wire.
  • Safely load and secure pipe and irrigation parts for transport in company work trucks.
  • Install, program, trouble shoot irrigation controllers/system and wire tracing.
  • Layout and install, mainline, lateral line, irrigation wire, sprinkler heads, drip hose, fittings, adjust nozzles and spray patterns on different types of sprinkler heads.
  • Install double check valve, isolation valve, wye strainer, master valve, per plan by local and state ordinance.
  • Red-line as-built on irrigation plans.
  • Train and assist Leadman/Labor in irrigation methods and tasks.
  • Lead and direct crew member activities and work sequencing.
  • Provide backup to Laborers and Leadman.
  • Manage budgeted man hours per job.
  • Communicate equipment, labor, material requests, and follow direction given by Irrigation Manager.
  • Communicate and coordinate work with other trades on site.
  • Complete daily progress reports, time sheets and plant inventory sheets.
  • Assist with accident and incident reports.
  • Sequence and execute irrigation construction plans.
  • Identify utility line locations at job sites before digging.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Complete Landsculpture of Texas, LP. does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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