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Company: SSC Services for Education
Location: CANYON
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Job Description:

Posted Date: Aug 17, 2021

  • We are hiring immediately for a full-time TECHNICIAN, IRRIGATION II position.
  • Location: West Texas A&M University - 2401 Russell Long Blvd, Canyon, TX 79016. Note: online applications accepted only.
  • Schedule: F/T Monday through Friday, shifts from 08:00AM - 5:00PM. 
  • Requirement: Must have at least 3 years irrigation experience. 
    *Internal Employee Referral Bonus Available


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SSC Services for Education is known for our expertise, commitment, and value; and we at SSC truly believe that our people are our greatest asset. By utilizing our associates’ knowledge and experience alongside SSC’s extensive training, providing supportive management, and offering unparalleled wage and benefit packages as well as career advancement opportunities, we have developed a workforce that differentiates us from our competitors. 

SSC Services for Education is a Nationwide Best in Class Facility Service Provider.  As a member of Compass Group, North America, we want you to be as great as you can be. We empower our associates to direct their own future, keeping them confident that we support them every step of the way.  As a result, our associates embody greatness through their actions, natural passion for quality, and a can-do attitude. The opportunity for greatness is real at SSC and throughout the Compass world. 

Job Summary

Summary:   Performs routine labor associated with irrigation management, including digging, pipe repair, head/valve replacement and small equipment operation. Utilizes math and estimation skills to calculate proper irrigation regimes through audit and calibration.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repairs existing underground sprinkler and drip systems, including malfunctioning heads and nozzles.
  • Adjusts spray heads for correct coverage.
  • Implements and adjusts irrigation schedules as directed by Irrigation Supervisor.
  • Replaces malfunctioning valves and pressure control devices; adjusts water flow and repair.
  • Replaces PVC lateral lines and PVC and iron constant pressure water supply lines.
  • Inspects irrigated areas and routinely exercises irrigation systems to test for malfunctions, breaks and wetting coverage of lawns, trees, shrubs and ground covers.
  • Installs new systems and modifies old systems according to plans or blueprints.
  • Prepares site with trenching equipment or hand digging.
  • Lays, cuts, prepares and glues PVC pipe and fittings; inserts valves and connects to controller; inserts and sets sprinkler heads.
  • Backfills trenches and levels soil surface.
  • Operates various types of equipment including trenchers or small tractors, hand-held power equipment and hand tools.
  • Maintains records for all work or services performed.
  • Mitigates all irrigation-related safety hazards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Two years of experience in irrigation repairs.
  • Valid State Irrigation Technician License.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Ability to operate irrigation-related equipment.
  • Ability to repeatedly lift 25 pounds and kneel/bend/stoop for extended periods of time.

Working Conditions:

  • Extensive driving, walking and equipment operation. Exposure to: extreme weather conditions, pesticides, fertilizers, pollen producing environment, paint and petroleum products. Work time expectation: 90% of time will be physical labor, 10% training and misc.

Associates at SSC are offered many fantastic benefits.

Both full-time and part-time positions offer the following benefits to associates:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits, including Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Legal Services, and Choice Auto and Home Program

In addition, full-time positions also offer the following benefits to associates:

  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)


About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).


Req ID:  772470 


Keywords: SSC Services for Education, Amarillo , TECHNICIAN, IRRIGATION II (FULL-TIME), Other , CANYON, Texas

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