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Electrical Journeyman / Irrigation Manager

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Job Title: Electrical Journeyman / Irrigation Manager
Location: NY, Mid-Atlantic United States, USA
Company: Sedona Ag Services
Industry Sector: Food/Processing
Industry Type: Crop Production
Career Type: Skilled and Technical Trades
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: $65,000 - $85,000
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Irrigation Manager / Electrical Journeyman

Bliss, New York    

Direct Hire Opportunity

Salary + a full robust benefits and relocation package available


Sedona AG Services is partnering with an agricultural based food integrator in seeking a, Journeyman Electrician / Irrigation Manager. The best fit candidate will work with the Farm Manager, Agronomist and farm team members to effectively manage and optimize irrigation of nearly 3,000 acres of crop annually.


What you get to do:

  • Operate, maintain and troubleshoot all irrigation systems, including center pivots, to ensure proper and timely watering is occurring
  • Assist with planting and harvesting crops
  • Install and maintain remote monitoring/control systems on all pivots
  • Analyze and maintain all sprinkler packages
  • Apply fertilizers and chemicals with pivot injectors
  • Coordinate watering schedules with Farm Manager and Agronomist
  • Maintain contact with Agronomist and Farm Manager to assure proper crop health is maintained throughout the entire crop cycle
  • Provide timely and accurate crop status reports to the Farm Manager and Agronomist
  • Monitor all aspects of mechanical and computer control panels
  • Maintain contact with outside groups including other farms, irrigation companies and associated industries
  • Provide, in conjunction with the Farm Manager, yearly and long-range planning to meet cost, quality, and service objectives
  • Be willing to help other departments (load-out and shop) when not working on irrigation planning and maintenance during winter months


What we need from you:

  • Associate's degree in agriculture, electromechanical, electrical, or instrumentation and controls programming or related field
  • 5+ years experience with irrigation programs including center pivot irrigation
  • Electrical knowledge sufficient to troubleshoot and repair irrigation and chemigation equipment
  • Previous experience with hydraulic valves and pilot systems for pressure regulation, pressure sustaining, flow control and on/off configurations
  • Demonstrate proficiency in operating electronic devices as they relate to irrigation telemetry control
  • Ability to work extended hours as needed during irrigation season
  • Willingness to assist other farm teams for extended hours as required for planting, harvest and shipping
  • Proficiency in operating heavy equipment such as: boom truck, loader, telehandler, backhoe, dump truck, forklift, excavator, road graders
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, train, and communicate well.
  • Self-directed, yet consensus driven, with the ability to implement solutions with team input.



Sedona AG Services is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job Post Date: 09/03/19
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