Irrigation Mechanic

SeaWorld San Diego

Irrigation Mechanic

Looking for a job where you can really put down roots? Want the chance to experience more growth in your work? We’ve got just the opportunity for you! Join us as a valuable member of the Irrigation team that keeps our park looking its best.

What you get to do:
As an Irrigation Mechanic, you will perform irrigation and gardening tasks for all landscape maintenance and construction projects throughout our park. You will:

  • Maintenance of irrigation systems and have completed the Irrigation Team Training Guidelines check-off sheet
  • Maintenance of systems
  • E.T. Systems: controller, master valves, flow system, ET gauge, rain bucket and communication relationships
  • Complete monthly system evaluation reports
  • Use handheld radio while maintaining radio etiquette
  • Complete lock-out/tag-out training
  • Technical expertise
  • Interact with outside contractors on construction projects in a professional manner
  • Install valve manifolds, master valve and flow sensor set up
  • Repair pressure lines up to 3 inches
  • Solo system evaluations (pressure gauges – pito tube).
  • Perform water audits
  • Understand coverage (nozzles, spacing-pressure regulation)
  • Troubleshoot wire issues such as tone tracer and wire locator
  • Install controller pedestal and wire controller to operating status
  • Design irrigation systems, understanding static and dynamic pressures
  • Program a controller (shop test)
  • Advance Smart controller programing (plant/water relationships, plant coefficients and water budgeting programing).
  • Maintain operating communication between central and individual
  • Train others in all aspects of an irrigation operating system
  • General skills including wedding, mulching, grading, pruning, planting tree and shrubs, bedding plants and transplanting
  • Other duties as assigned

What it takes to succeed:
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Formal education in horticulture or landscape; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Able to identify the difference between perennials versus annuals and evergreen versus deciduous plants
  • Have and maintain a valid California driver’s license
  • Proficient knowledge of the English language with strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Speak effectively in front of groups of guests and ambassadors
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to work independently, efficiently prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fast paced work environment
  • Basic math skills
  • Able to positively interact with guests and co-workers of all ages, different ethnic/cultural backgrounds and/or language, and individuals with special needs
  • Frequently lift/move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift/move up to 50 pounds
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions (wet, humid, sunny, etc.)
  • Able to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Occasionally sit, climb or balance
  • Regular use of hands to fingers, reach with hands and arms, handle, feel, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl
  • High school diploma or equivalent

The perks of the position:
As part of the SeaWorld family, you’ll enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment and great teammates, as well as:

  • FREE park admission
  • Discounted park admission tickets and passes for family and friends
  • Park discounts on food, merchandise, etc.

Join the team!
If you’re looking for the opportunity to make the most of your abilities in a one-of-a-kind setting with an entertainment industry leader, we’re looking for you!

More Information

SeaWorld San Diego

San Diego, CA


Full Time Hourly

$23.50 per hour