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Job Number: 4

Permanent   |  Ottawa, Ontario   |  Posted on Mar 27, 2019 ← Back

This is an amazing opportunity to join a dedicated team of experienced and professional staff. With over 15 years in business, National Capital Irrigation has developed a substantial ability to provide exceptional service to clients by adopting the mentality that our employees are the most crucial aspect of our business. We strive to provide three basic fundamentals to every employee: honest work, good pay, and great work colleagues.
We are looking for outgoing people that show a consistent interest in their work, and are always looking for improvement and growth in themselves and those around them.

Job Description - Irrigation Service Technician

Irrigation Service Technicians are responsible for carrying out irrigation related service calls and participating in other irrigation projects.

A typical day as a service technician involves traveling from site to site, working directly with clients to provide effective, tailored solutions to their irrigation needs. By applying technical knowledge, a service technician provides solutions to any irrigation related problem. On larger service calls, technicians may be provided team members to assist.

Qualifications Required

This position is for an experienced technician with at least 1 year working as an irrigation service technician, and preferably at least 1 or more years with general irrigation experience (install, labour, etc.).  Related industry experience will also be considered.

  • Capability to inspect irrigation systems to identify proper service needs, and to execute these tasks
    • Aptitude to troubleshoot, install and adjust: controllers, valves and other system components
    • Possess a valid Driver’s License and a good driving record

Job Description – Irrigation Installation Foreman/ Junior Foreman

Installation Foremen are responsible for leading a crew of 3-5 employees through the installation of an irrigation system, from flagging it out, to signing off on the installation. These duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishing a safe and hard-working workplace atmosphere for yourself and your coworkers each and every day.
    •Communicate effectively with clients and coworkers.
    •Courteous and receptive conduct while meeting with customers, and the ability to explain and execute all areas of your scope of work.
    •Flagging out of the irrigation system following provided documents, and effectively installing the irrigation system as per company standards.
    •Safe and effective operation of vibratory plows, in both pulling pipe and trenching operation.
    •Overseeing and installation of any required underground conduits on both residential and commercial worksites.  
    •Overseeing and partaking in the proper installation of all irrigation components (pipe, heads, valves, timers, sensors, etc.)
    •Thorough testing of completed systems, and demonstration of the system to the customer.
    •Ongoing industry training and skills improvement courses are encouraged, and always available as part of our growth strategy.  

    We also have a couple positions open for a Junior Foreman, offering advancement from your current position, with a clear pathway up the ranks.  If this is something that you feel suits your desire to grow your career, we'd love to hear from you.

    Every Employee Should Have:
    Great organizational skills
    Positive work ethic
    Strong communication skills with a focus on the customer (bilingualism is a plus)
    Competency to work alone and on a team
    Capacity to prioritize
    Focus on honesty and integrity
    Personal transportation to our convenient location in Barrhaven

    • Competitive and based on skills and experience. We consistently pay at the top of our industry

    Why Should You Apply?
    Honest Work
    Good Pay
    Great Work Colleagues

    We continue to grow and are currently expanding our service team. Capitalize on the opportunity to join a successful local company that respects its employees and our large, growing client base. Take the chance to experience what it’s like to be an integral part of a dynamic team!

Please attach a current version of your resume along with a short summary of what you would bring to this company.


Job summary


National Capital Irrigation & Hydroseeding Inc.

Job Type



Ottawa, Ontario

Start Date

Apr 08, 2019

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