Irrigation Manager

Basically...

An irrigation manager distributes water to agricultural crops in dry areas or areas were rainfall is needed to improve crop production.

Main Duties

  • Maintain all center pivot irrigation systems to ensure proper and timely watering is occurring
  • Install and maintain remote monitoring/control systems on all pivots
  • Maintain contact with Agronomist and Farm Manager to assure proper crop health is maintained throughout the entire crop cycle
  • Apply fertilizers and chemicals with pivot injectors

Education Requirements

  • Bachelors of Science degree in an Ag related field such as Mechanized Systems Management, Mechanized Agriculture, Engineering or related degree preferred with strong electrical knowledge and experience
  • Two years of experience in farming with center pivot irrigation systems preferred