Irrigation Manager / Electrical Journeyman
Bliss, New York
Direct Hire Opportunity
Salary + a full robust benefits and relocation package available
Sedona AG Services is partnering with an agricultural based food integrator in seeking a, Journeyman Electrician / Irrigation Manager. The best fit candidate will work with the Farm Manager, Agronomist and farm team members to effectively manage and optimize irrigation of nearly 3,000 acres of crop annually.
What you get to do:
Operate, maintain and troubleshoot all irrigation systems, including center pivots, to ensure proper and timely watering is occurring
Assist with planting and harvesting crops
Install and maintain remote monitoring/control systems on all pivots
Analyze and maintain all sprinkler packages
Apply fertilizers and chemicals with pivot injectors
Coordinate watering schedules with Farm Manager and Agronomist
Maintain contact with Agronomist and Farm Manager to assure proper crop health is maintained throughout the entire crop cycle
Provide timely and accurate crop status reports to the Farm Manager and Agronomist
Monitor all aspects of mechanical and computer control panels
Maintain contact with outside groups including other farms, irrigation companies and associated industries
Provide, in conjunction with the Farm Manager, yearly and long-range planning to meet cost, quality, and service objectives
Be willing to help other departments (load-out and shop) when not working on irrigation planning and maintenance during winter months
What we need from you:
Associate's degree in agriculture, electromechanical, electrical, or instrumentation and controls programming or related field
5+ years’ experience with irrigation programs including center pivot irrigation
Electrical knowledge sufficient to troubleshoot and repair irrigation and chemigation equipment
Previous experience with hydraulic valves and pilot systems for pressure regulation, pressure sustaining, flow control and on/off configurations
Demonstrate proficiency in operating electronic devices as they relate to irrigation telemetry control
Ability to work extended hours as needed during irrigation season
Willingness to assist other farm teams for extended hours as required for planting, harvest and shipping
Proficiency in operating heavy equipment such as: boom truck, loader, telehandler, backhoe, dump truck, forklift, excavator, road graders
Demonstrated ability to lead, train, and communicate well.
Self-directed, yet consensus driven, with the ability to implement solutions with team input.
Interested in learning more? Submit a copy of your professional resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sedona AG Services is an equal opportunity employer.