Junior Irrigation Technician – Irrico – Cookhouse / Somerset East, Eastern Cape

Post: Junior Irrigation Technician

Area: Position is to be based in Cookhouse / Somerset East, covering the Eastern Cape.

Irrico is offering a great opportunity for a young, energetic and dynamic person to join our expanding business as an irrigation technician. The company will offer a competitive salary with significant scope for growth and development within our organisation.

Role and responsibilities of the Junior Irrigation Technician:

  • Support installation projects, ensuring that systems are correctly installed as per the plans and specifications.
  • Electrical maintenance and trouble-shooting of existing irrigation systems, including center pivots, VSD’s and automation systems.
  • HDPE Pipework welding and fitment, including butt-welding and electro-fusion welding.
  • Pumphouse installations and overseeing general irrigation system installations.
  • Consolidation and checking of equipment for project supply, and project delivery.
  • Ensuring all relevant paperwork and record keeping for project activities is kept up to date.

Job and Skills Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years practical experience in agricultural or related field.
  • Grade 12 minimum academic requirement.
  • Electrical qualification or experience will be beneficial.
  • Irrigation or hydraulic experience will be beneficial.
  • Farming background will be beneficial.
  • Basic computer skills are a requirement.
  • Valid drivers licence is a prerequisite.
  • Applicant needs to be “technically minded” and be able to pay attention to detail.
  • Applicant must be a team player, but must also be able to work independently, and under pressure.
  • The position will require hard work, plenty of travel and overtime to finish projects on time.
  • Applicant must have good communication skills for collaboration between clients, colleagues and suppliers.
  • Honesty, diligence and dedication are core requirements and values within our organisation.

Closing Date: 30 November 2023

Starting date: To be discussed with applicant.

Should you wish to embark on a career with our organization, then please forward your CV to louis@irrico.net

If you do not receive any correspondence from us by 31 January 2024, then please consider your application unsuccessful.


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