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Jobs at University Sprinklers

On-site training is a cornerstone of our company and leads to successful employees.

Seasonal and Full Time Employment

We are constantly looking for new growth opportunities and markets. We are also constantly looking for new, energetic, and hardworking employees to join our team. Employees, whether entry level laborers, service personnel, office staff, or estimators are respected and well paid. In return, University Sprinklers demands complete dedication and exceptional business and personal standards. We are committed to our customers and their satisfaction, and expect employees to embrace the same. Also note that employment for some entry level, secretarial, and some service related positions can be seasonal.

Our busy season starts at the beginning of March and tends to taper off around late October. This timeframe provides an excellent opportunity for post-secondary students to obtain summer employment and finance living, education, and of course recreational costs. In the past we have had students return for employment with our company for 4 consecutive summers as they completed the requirements of their schooling. These previous employees started as Foreman Assistants and completed their employment as Installation Foremen. Personal growth within our company is not only accepted; it is encouraged.

Flexible scheduling is available for students and athletes who may need time for training, studying, or even holiday absence. Typically, the work week includes 40 hours of work with overtime available to those who request it.

Jobs at University Sprinklers

Position Open for Installation Foreman

  • Job Title: Installation Foreman
  • Division: Residential Installation
  • Reporting to: Residential Sales Manager
Job Details

Job Statement

Performs system installation work while leading the crew towards completion. Responsible for ensuring labourers are working efficiently and effectively throughout the project. May handle special assignments including installation of drip irrigation systems or system adjusting. Employee exercises initiative and independent work habits that do not require constant supervision. Responsible for inventory control and proper invoicing procedures. Shall work towards completion of Level I and Level II irrigation certification process.

Essential Functions

  • Installs components of a system including: sprinkler heads, laterals, mainlines, lighting and timer wiring, valves, timers, boxes, lights, etc.
  • Leads labourers and supervises to ensure effective work habits.
  • Communicates to labour staff what is expected of them regarding their work ethic and quality of work. Includes demonstration of how to completely finish tasks and correct mistakes.
  • Thoroughly cleans and finishes sites to minimize completion efforts of the Site Manager.
  • Monitors vehicle inventory levels and creates invoices for all parts used.
  • Works with Site Manager to ensure all desired elements of the system have been installed and meet quality standards.
  • Picks up materials needed for site installation.
  • Maintains open communication with Sales Manager regarding projected completion, budget maintenance and all other site issues.

Job Specifications

  • Graduation from the New Employee Program through completion of all required training modules.
  • Expansive knowledge regarding the installation and operation of irrigation systems.
  • Ability to effectively lead others through positive feed-back and process demonstration
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions based on experience.
  • Ability to work within budgets and maintain punctual arrivals.
  • Ability to manage inventory flow and monitor stock levels.
  • Knowledge of inventory database applications desirable.

If you believe you have what it takes to fit into the University Sprinklers team, please forward your resumé to:

University Sprinkler Systems Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
5565 15B Avenue, Delta, B.C., Canada, V4M 2H2
Phone: (604)421-4555 Fax: (604)943-7146
jobs@universitysprinklers.com

Positions Open for Foreman Assistants

  • Job Title: Foreman Assistant
  • Division: Residential Installation
  • Report to: Foreman and Residential Installation Manager
Job Details

Job Statement

Performs entry-level work that contributes to the Foreman’s work efficiency. While on site, the assistant may be asked to carry out a variation of tasks that range from trench excavation to basic install. The employee may travel with the Foreman to and from work or may be required to find transportation. To begin the day, the Assistant will prepare for work by unloading required tools and parts as per the Foreman’s request. At the conclusion of the workday, clean-up responsibilities include parts organization, tool recovery, property care, and vehicle preparation. The assistant is expected to learn the elements of an irrigation system through question asking, job shadowing, and training procedures. Advancement to Foreman occurs once the Assistant has demonstrated the ability to correctly install all elements of an irrigation system, maintain property integrity, work free of constant supervision, and graduate from the New Employee Program.

Essential Functions

  • Assists Foreman during parts pickup. Un-straps pipe, discards rubbish, recycles cardboard, and organizes vehicle.
  • Prepares for work through tool and parts organization.
  • Retrieves parts/tools for Foreman to improve efficiency.
  • Flips turf and digs trenches for lateral line and sprinkler head installation.
  • Assists the “Puller” operator in any manner necessary.
  • Installs lateral lines, sprinkler heads, and wires.
  • Backfills installed trenches.
  • Repairs breaks and any other system malfunctions that require attention.
  • Installs appropriate nozzles into sprinkler heads.
  • At the end of the day, organizes tools and restores back to the vehicle. Inspects the site for cleanliness and safety concerns.
  • May drive work vehicle home to allow the foreman to determine the day’s inventory usage and submit to the database.

Job Specifications

  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks throughout the workday.
  • Hard work ethic that positively contributes to the productivity of an installation crew.
  • Means to transport oneself to and from work destinations.
  • Ability to work as a team member and perform tasks as delegated by senior employees.
  • Ability to problem-solve and work through complicated scenarios.
  • Capacity to learn new information and advance to new positions.

If you believe you have what it takes to fit into the University Sprinklers team, please forward your resumé to:

University Sprinkler Systems Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
5565 15B Avenue, Delta, B.C., Canada, V4M 2H2
Phone: (604)421-4555 Fax: (604)943-7146
jobs@universitysprinklers.com

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