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Job Title:

Irrigation Automation Installer

Location:

Kerman, CA, West United States, USA

Company:

Cal-West Rain, Inc.

Industry Sector:

Agribusiness

Industry Type:

Equipment, Manufacturing and Technical

Career Type:

Skilled and Technical Trades

Job Type:

Full Time

Minimum Years Experience Required:

3

Salary:

Competitive - Based on Experience.

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POSITION PURPOSE
Reporting to the electrical construction supervisor, this position is responsible for the installation of all automation equipment on irrigation systems, including pumps and filters. Also capable of carrying out service calls on monitoring, control, and automation equipment.
 

ABOUT CAL-WEST RAIN
Cal-West Rain began serving the needs of California farmers in 1989. Our commitment to providing the highest quality standards in design, integration, equipment, automation, and customer service remains the benchmark by which we measure our success. As a locally-owned company, our reputation means everything to us. As such, customer satisfaction continues to drive our business practices as it did over three decades ago when Larry Isheim and Jim Martin founded the company.
 

As a company, Cal-West Rain continues to adapt and change as farming practices, water management, and irrigation technology evolves. We are fully committed to maintaining an industry-leading team with unmatched experience and backed by the latest tooling, equipment, and products to consistently deliver cost-effective and innovative solutions to our customers.
 

  • Headquarters: Kerman, CA
  • Branch Locations: Kerman, Paso Robles, Hanford, Bakersfield (California)
  • Employees: 120+
  • Certified Irrigation Designers
  • Turnkey Irrigation Systems
  • Design and Construction Services
  • Monitoring and Control Systems
  • Rental Pipe and Equipment
  • Irrigation Maintenance and Repair
  • Full-Service Parts Departments
  • Pumps and Pump Repair
  • Filter Repair Specialists
  • Well Services, Repair, and Rehabilitation
     

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Capable of working independently to install new automation systems on pumps & filter stations.
  • Able to work in high & low voltage panels.
  • Understand the fundamentals to troubleshoot existing monitoring & automation equipment.
  • Maintain a service truck with appropriate inventory.
  • Keep a clean and safe working area at all times.
  • Able to communicate effectively with customers & fellow employees.
  • Maintain cellphone contact at all times with supervisor to receive ongoing instructions.
  • Clean & wash vehicle as required to promote Cal-West Rain. 
  • Daily Inspection (DI) of truck and trailer is a mandatory requirement of the position, reporting any required repairs immediately to your supervisor.
  • Report any job site or traffic incidents to your supervisor immediately. 
  • Be aware and comply with all MSDS (material safety data sheets) and OSHA regulations pertaining to your responsibilities.
  • Must be in physical health to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ensure all rest breaks are taken and documented on the timecard.
  • Complete work orders in a timely fashion including all hours and labor required to complete the task.
     

MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES:
None. 
 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
To hold this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Must hold a clean license. Able to navigate with minimal assistance. This position requires a solid knowledge from entry-level to intermediate field experience to carry out the tasks specified above.
 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to understand and document project details on company paperwork & use electronic media.
 

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 the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and climb for unspecified periods of the working day. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee must be able to travel locally and will be required to drive.
 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to high noise, moving mechanical parts, a dusty environment, and all weather conditions, including cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


THE ABOVE STATEMENTS ARE INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL NATURE AND LEVEL OF WORK BEING PERFORMED BY THE PERSON ASSIGNED TO THIS POSITION. THEY ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES, AND SKILLS REQUIRED OF THE INCUMBENT IN THIS POSITION.
WORK HOURS MAY VARY DEPENDING UPON SEASON, WORK SCHEDULE & CUSTOMER/JOB SITE AVAILABILITY.
 

COMPANY BENEFITS:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
     

ARE YOU A GOOD MATCH? APPLY TODAY!
Cal-West Rain is an Equal Opportunity Employer** that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Cal-West Rain policies, you will be required to undergo a background check, and may be required to undergo a substance test. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
 

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**EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/veteran



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Job Post Date: 07/14/22
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