Irrigation Technician - No Experience Needed

  • 4985 Rue Fisher, Saint-Laurent, QC H4T 1J8, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

We are the industry leader and one of the largest professional irrigation and landscape lighting companies servicing the greater Montreal area since 1985 with over 4000 satisfied customers.

We specialize in the installation and servicing, design and consultation of irrigation and exterior lighting systems for all types of applications: residential, commercial, industrial, condo complexes, sports fields, shopping plazas, rooftop gardens.

Our team is made up of staff that have been with us for 30, 15 and 10 years as well as new hires eager to learn the tricks of of our trade. Employees can expect a stimulating environment with lots of opportunity for growth and learning and job roles that are results oriented.

Job Description

We are currently seeking motivated and responsible individuals to join our team of irrigation technicians!

This is a seasonal position which will allow you to pursue all your favorite winter activities during the off season. During the shut down period all staff is made eligible to receive Employment Insurance at their discretion. All employees who are successful throughout their employment can expect to have a job waiting for them the following year.

This position is ideal for a hard-working individual wanting to gain knowledge and experience while working outdoors.

Hire date: September 1st, 2021

Hourly wage: $19.00.

Overtime (40+ hours) $28.50

Main functions

Closure and service of underground sprinkler systems and outdoor lighting systems.

Hired candidates will be dispatched to our client's homes to empty irrigation lines of water for winterization using Waterwell's techniques and procedures.

This position requires lots of physical work including kneeling, digging with a shovel and lifting (less than 50lbs)

 

Qualifications

Applicants must already be located in Quebec, Canada. No overseas applicants will be considered.

No experience or prior knowledge of irrigation systems is required. Position is best suited to curious, determined individuals who enjoy problem solving and seeing results.

**A valid driver's license is required without exception**

Must be comfortable driving a large van which tows a small compressor.

Candidates must be available a minimum of 2 weekdays and 1 weekend day OR 2 week days and 2 weekend days. Shifts start at 6h30 Monday-Friday and 7h30 on Saturdays and Sundays. These times are not flexible.

Bilingualism

Experience in basic manual labour, plumbing or electricity would be an asset.

Internal training is offered for interested candidates to take on more responsibility and become autonomous workers in the field.

Additional Information

This is a seasonal position which will allow you to pursue all your favorite winter activities during the off-season. During the shut down period all staff is made eligible to receive Employment Insurance at their discretion. All employees who are successful throughout the summer can expect to have a job waiting for them the following year.

PPE is required for all positions: 

  • Hard Hat
  • Hi-Visibility vest
  • Safety glasses/googles
  • Steel toe boots with CSA  green triangle rating