Seasonal position based at Fairchild Air Force Base.
We are looking for an individual who will maintain quality and control standards when conducting and completing work and who has the ability to train, coach, and evaluate crew members. The individual in this position will be responsible for communicating with the irrigation supervisor and management regarding any resources needed to complete duties. The ideal candidate has the ability to work independently and in a crew setting, has effective time management skills, demonstrates reliability in all aspects of the position, and is safety conscious. Irrigation Technicians may be asked to perform other duties as assigned in order to meet contractual and scheduling needs.
•Two years' experience as a landscape irrigation technician working with a variety of irrigation systems (commercial, residential, and large sports fields).
•Experience working with galvanized, poly, and pvc systems; is familiar with the operation and functions of newer, smart irrigation systems and water conservation techniques.
•Experience safely operating various tools and equipment (such as backhoes, compactors, power saws, etc.); and has experience with irrigation system installation.
•The individual in this position must be safety conscious and familiar with confined space safety measures and trench shoring safety measures.
•You must also have empathy and respect for individuals with disabilities.
Compensation & Benefits
This is an hourly paid position and pay is issued every two weeks. As required by the Service Contract Act, Skils'kin pays an additional fringe benefit amount of $4.13 per hour toward the employee's health and welfare benefits which includes options for medical, dental, life insurance, and 401K. Employees also receive paid sick leave and earn paid time off.
• Must have a valid driver's license, be at least 18 years of age and have a safe driving record determined by Skils'kin's vehicle insurance carrier.
*Some positions may require specific driving responsibilities for which applicants must be 21 years of age or older.
• Must be able to obtain a Federal Contractors Badge upon employment.
• Must be available to work primarily M-F 7:00 am to 3:30 pm (Seasonal position - Full-time - 35 to 40 hours/week). *Scheduled shifts and hours are subject change depending on weather and/or contractual needs.
• Preference will be given to those with documented disabilities.
This organization participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a service that verifies authorization to work in the U.S. through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of Social Security (SSA). For further information on E-Verify contact DHS at 1-888-464-4210.
Skils'kin is an equal opportunity employer. Skils'kin abides by the contractor and subcontractor requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on status.
Skils'kin takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Skils'kin is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities who need assistance with our application process.
To request an accommodation in any step of our process, please contact Human Resources at (509) 326-6760.
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