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Irrigation Specialist

Company: Relay Resources
Location: Happy Valley
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Not just work. Meaningful work.
 
People are at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is to cultivate meaningful work for people with disabilities and other barriers.By becoming an Irrigation Specialist, you will join a team that proudly keeps the grounds and shared outdoor spaces in our communities looking their best, in a safe and effective way.
 
We encourage people with a disability, a Preferred Worker Card, or other barriers to employment to apply. Please let us know if you need special accommodations.
 
The Job
Irrigation Specialist (Full-time/Day)
We’re looking for an energetic and motivated teammate to perform all irrigation related tasks for Relay Resources.
 
The benefits
  • $22.31/hr
  • Full-time benefits, including: medical, dental, 403(b) retirement plan, life insurance, and mileage reimbursement. Relay pays 100% of an employee’s medical, dental, and vision premiums
  • Enjoy paid time off, paid sick days and paid holidays
What you’ll do
  • Working hours will be Monday – Friday, 6:30AM – 3:00PM
  • Location will be Relay Resources Main Campus (Portland, OR)
  • Activate and deactivate irrigation system
  • Troubleshoot and repair irrigation systems.
  • Adjust irrigation controllers for seasonal conditions. 
  • Layout and install new or renovated irrigation systems
  • Perform physical tasks such as digging, raking, pushing wheelbarrows etc.
  • Train other employees in the proper use of equipment or other activities.
  • Responsible for the proper completion of daily paperwork for themselves and their crew to include timesheets, billing sheets, daily service call slips, and equipment repair service slips.
  • Assist with generation of proposals for clients.
  • Purchase parts and related materials from various vendors and sources.
  • Maintain inventory of stock parts at the shop, van or at job site.
Why you’re a great fit
We know that experience is gathered in many ways. These guidelines represent some, but not all the ways you might have acquired the skills required for this role. If you have a demonstrated ability to fulfill the job duties but got there in a different way, please apply.
  • A can-do attitude and team spirit!
  • Three years previous experience as an irrigation technician or related position is required.
  • Must have reliable form of transportation to job. 
  • Must meet Relay’s requirements for driving landscaping trucks and trailers.
  • Be able to communicate effectively through written or verbal skills. 
  • Must be able to read and understand contract specifications, landscape frequency charts, clock descriptions and site drawings.
  • Prior leadership and field training experience
  • Valid Drivers license
  • Ability to pass criminal history background check and/or fingerprinting as appropriate at any time during employment
More about us
We’re a nonprofit organization based in Portland, OR, employing more than 700 people in the Pacific Northwest. Our variety of services includes janitorial, landscaping, document services, and supply chain solutions, as well as managing affordable housing. We create value for our community by delivering quality services to our customers, good jobs to our employees and affordable homes to our residents.
 
Equal Opportunity
Relay Resources is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome everyone to our team/to apply. We are committed to cultivating a people-first inclusive culture that benefits our employees, customers, and residents. Relay encourages a diversity of applicants of all backgrounds and identities including disability, race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, military service, marital status, parental status, age, and individuals with a Preferred Worker Card. Let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or interview process, or to perform the job you are applying for.
 
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Keywords: Relay Resources, Gresham , Irrigation Specialist, Other , Happy Valley, Oregon

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