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Irrigator II

Jackson Family Wines

Napa, CA

Job Description:

Jackson Family Wines is much more than a family owned wine company. We're risk-taking innovators with a strong belief that quality is paramount. We're always on the lookout for top talent -- individuals who possess a strong work ethic, commitment to quality and share our beliefs in healthy lands and a healthy community. In 2019, we were selected as one of the North Bay Business Journal's Best Places to Work for the fifth year running.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities- works with all forms of irrigation including drip and sprinkler:


•  Irrigator checks for leaks and maintains and repairs sprinklers before frost.
•  Maintain irrigation systems (filters, sprinkler heads, drip systems, etc..).
•  Assist with irrigation system repairs (uncovering problem).
•  Assist with fertilizer injection and applications.
•  Must be able to operate an ATV
•  Must follow all of the company's safety rules and regulations at all times.

Intermediate:(In addition to Beginning)

•  Directly perform the duty of repairing all systems.
•  Will be responsible for the correct utilization of all pumps/filters/injectors.
•  Is responsible for the maintenance of all irrigation equipment.
•  Is responsible for providing a safe and clean working environment around his workstation which includes: pumps, reservoirs, filters, wells, etc...
•  Must be able to read and write in order to maintain proper records. As well as the utilization of a calculator.

Advanced: (In addition to Beginning and Intermediate)

•  Will work with little to no supervision.
•  Operates pumps and perform all levels of maintenance.
•  Troubleshoot and identifies what specific parts are needed for repair.
•  Responsible for all irrigation related duties.
•  Reading maps and identifying material needed for new system installation.
•  Pressure bomb reading.
•  Data collection, cluster count, petiole sampling, sugar sampling.
•  Responsible for keeping all records of all tasks performed by his department.
•  Computer Inputting of all records.
•  General operation of trencher and low skilled tractor operations.
•  California driver's license.

Immediate Staff:
Oversees small installation crew

Experience and Training:

In order to perform this job successfully, an individual needs to be able to perform the following duties:

•  Operate an ATV (safely)
•  Operate a pickup (safely)
•  Must be able to read and write (English a plus)
•  Maintain safety, quality, and efficiency, at a job at a high level.
•  Will need two (2) or more years experience and/or learn the position quickly by means of on the job training.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

In addition, the employee will be exposed to potential hazardous working conditions. (i.e. trenches, equipment, materials (large pipe), high water pressures, chemicals/fertilizers, and drip line cleaners (e.g. chlorine).

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, January 15th
Type of Work:
Full Time
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