Irrigation Technician Lead Worker
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Facilities Management's Outdoor Services welcomes applications for Irrigation Technician Lead Worker! This position is responsible for irrigation system operation and maintenance on campus. Snow removal operations during the winter months are another key component of this position. The lead worker will assist with the oversight of three subordinates as well as student employees.
Who We Are
Facilities Management at the University of Colorado Boulder provides and maintains a physical environment that promotes the advancement and transfer of knowledge. Outdoor Services provides high quality, professional grounds and landscape services to enhance a safe, aesthetically pleasing and environmentally conscious campus. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the top public academic and research institutions in the United States. Its architecture and grounds are considered to be among the most attractive and progressive in the world.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
Perform Irrigation, Maintenance, and Installation on Campus Irrigation System
Lynx Irrigation Computer System
Conduct cleaning of debris at the headgates of the Anderson and Smith Goss ditches to maintain accurate flow for pond replenishment.
Assist with chart recording and digital meter readings when completing the accounting of water usage through ditches and pump stations.
Snow and Ice Removal
Maintain Work Vehicle
Schedule and request vehicle maintenance with campus motor pool to perform minor maintenance on vehicles and equipment; coordinate as appropriate with outdoor services mechanic for other equipment repairs.
Maintain a constant supply of vehicle stock material for irrigation repairs, as necessary.
Call Back/Essential Services Designation
What We Can Offer
Anticipated Starting Salary is $45,421.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.
Be Groundbreaking. Be Supportive. Be Boulder.
What We Require
Two years of experience in irrigation inspection, maintenance & repair experience.
Must be a current Colorado resident.
What You Will Need
Work individually as well as on a team.
Ability to read and decipher irrigation maps and plans.
What We Would Like You To Have
Toro Lynx training certification.
Crew or lead worker supervisory experience.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
A current resume. Must include date ranges and whether full time or part-time work.
A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.
DD-214 for veteran applicants.
a.Qualified veterans are eligible for veteran's preference points within the State classified system. If you are a veteran and would like to have your DD214 evaluated to determine your eligibility for preference points, please attach a copy of your DD214 to this posting. If you do not wish to upload a DD214, please email a copy to ~~~ or send via fax at ~~~ and reference the job to which you are applying.
You will not be asked to upload references at this time.
Please apply by February 26, 2020 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.
Select here for additional information regarding Classified Staff positions: ~~~/cu-careers/special-instructions-classified-staff-applicants
This position is designated "essential services." The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during emergency campus closures.
Posting Contact Information
Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources
Posting Contact Email: ~~~
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.