Senior Trades: Irrigation Systems Tech D6 (Re-Advertised)

Albuquerque Public Schools Albuquerque , NM 87102

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Senior Trades: Irrigation Systems Tech D6 (Re-Advertised)


POSTING DATE: 03/29/2018

CLOSING DATE: 09/15/2019 04:00 PM



POSITION TITLE: Senior Trades: Irrigation Systems Tech D6 (Re-Advertised)


SUMMARY: Maintains irrigation systems and programs automatic watering devises and maintains backflow prevention assemblies.

Incumbent must achieve the following outcomes with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Troubleshoots all components of automatic irrigation systems.

  • Repairs all types of irrigation piping to include PVC, poly pipe and galvanized materials.

  • Repairs various types of automatic and manual irrigation valves, sprinkler heads, fixed spray and rotor heads, and drip irrigation systems.

  • Performs minor maintenance on automatic irrigation controllers and maintains low voltage wiring systems.

  • Inspects, tests, and repairs all types of backflow prevention assemblies.

  • Installs irrigation systems in updating and corrective construction projects.

  • Installs, programs and operates irrigation controllers and centralized computerized controllers for automation and troubleshooting of systems.

  • Performs occasional water audit of irrigation systems.

  • Programs controllers for proper water application based on water audit results or field calculations.

  • Operates testing equipment such as pressure gauges and electrical meters.


WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • The incumbent will work with various APS staff members in a team environment including the administrative staff, State Department personnel, APS legal counsel, parents, students, advocates and others outside the district.

  • Frequent interactions with people in person and on the phone will be necessary.

  • Travel from location to location will be necessary.

  • Duties are performed in various locations throughout the school district.

  • The employee must be able to work in all types of environments indoors and outdoors where various hazards are present including weather, hot and cold conditions, slippery and wet surfaces, chemicals and construction materials, and various power sources and radiant energy.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • The employee must occasionally lift and move more than 50 pounds in equipment and supplies which requires bending, stooping, pushing, pulling and lifting.

  • The employee must use hands and arms to manipulate objects.

  • The employee must use keyboards, tools and other controls.

  • The employee must sit and stand for long periods of time.

  • The employee must have normal vision and hearing with or without aid.

  • The employee must be able to move about assigned locations unaided during the day.

DUTIES: In addition to the essential functions of this job, the incumbent must perform the following duties:

  • Complies with state-approved Code of Ethics of the Education Profession and upholds and enforces rules, administrative directives and regulations, school board policies, and local, state and federal regulations.

  • Articulates and facilitates the implementation of the mission and values of the Albuquerque Public Schools.

  • Safeguards confidentiality of privileged information.

  • Prepares and maintains accurate and complete records and reports as required by law, state directives, district policy and administrative regulations.

  • Shares the responsibility for the supervision and care of district inventory, proper and safe use of facilities, equipment and supplies, and reports safety hazards promptly.

  • Maintains professional relationships and works cooperatively with employees, the community and other professionals.

  • Maintains professional competence through individual and staff training, in-service educational activities and self-selected professional growth activities.

  • Attends and/or conducts staff meetings and participates on committees within area of responsibility.

  • Performs other tasks related to area of responsibilities as requested or assigned by an immediate supervisor.



EDUCATION AND LICENSURE: The minimum requirements for this job are as follows:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Valid New Mexico driver's license with insurable driving record.

  • Valid JMS-6 Irrigation license; and Backflow Prevention Technician's license.

  • Satisfactory completion of approved craft related training.


  • Satisfactory completion of criminal background verification.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: The minimum expectations for this job are as follows:

  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.

  • Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.

  • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.

  • Four years of experience in irrigation systems and repair.


Contact: Leonard Mendoza at 505 765-5950 x 67453 /


Apply on-line @



SALARY: $15.530

DAYS: 256

HOURS: 8/day

START DATE: 4/16/18

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Senior Trades: Irrigation Systems Tech D6 (Re-Advertised)

Albuquerque Public Schools