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Irrigation/Plumbing Specialist

Company: Salt Lake County
Location: West Jordan
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Performs repair and maintenance of sprinkler systems. Performs general plumbing duties at various facilities. Installs, maintains, services, and repairs a variety of plumbing systems throughout Salt Lake County.


Four (4) years of experience in a field closely related to these duties.

A valid Driver's License issued by the State of Utah is required to operate a vehicle or equipment at the time of hire.

Must obtain a Backflow Certification license I & II from the State of Utah within six (6) months of hire date.


The following duties and responsibilities are intended to be representative of the work performed by the incumbent(s) in this position and are not all-inclusive. The omission of specific duties and responsibilities will not preclude it from the position.

Applicants must be prepared to demonstrate the ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Installs, repairs, adjusts, or replaces automatic sprinkler/irrigation systems to include electrical and mechanical devices.
  • Assists other trades when necessary with maintenance and repairs.
  • Installs, repairs, renovates, and maintains plumbing fixtures, water and sewer lines drainage, waste, and storm drain systems, swamp coolers, drinking fountains, sprinkler systems, booster and recirculation pumps, and water heaters.
  • Installs, tests, repairs, maintains back-flow devices to meet state, federal and local government codes.
  • Conducts regular inspections of facilities to determine maintenance needs.
  • Applies water management practices in buildings.
  • Performs annual winterization and spring startup of irrigation systems including sprinkler systems, irrigation and culinary water lines, pumps, and drinking fountains.
  • Operates and maintans equipment such as backhoes, trackhoes, and trenchers.
  • Responds to emergency situations during non-regular work hours.
  • Operates and maintains test equipment used for testing back-flows, tracing wires, and drain cleaning devices.
  • Maintains an adequate inventory of supplies, materials, tools, and equipment to accomplish work assignments.
  • Supervises seasonal employees and communicates effectively with them on task requirements.
  • Assists with the installation, maintenance, and monitoring of central irrigation control equipment.

Park Operations Center-1402

Keywords: Salt Lake County, West Jordan , Irrigation/Plumbing Specialist, Other , West Jordan, Utah

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