Water Treatment Fertigation Technician

Water Treatment Fertigation Technician Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Water Treatment Fertigation Technician to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain inventory of nutrients and filter media used in fertigation;
  • Supervise others performing fertigation tasks and activities;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and solve problems related to fertigation and environmental controls;
  • Communicate effectively with the cultivation team and other departments to ensure a smooth production process;
  • Perform and document regular calibration of meters and scales for monitoring and measurement;
  • Collect and analyze water, feed, and runoff samples to determine if an adjustment to the nutrient schedule is needed;
  • Follow all SOPs related to daily work activities to maintain compliance with regulations;
  • Handle, mix, and apply nutrient recipes at measured concentrations in accordance to the Head Grower’s recommendations;
  • Operation and maintenance of all fertigation equipment and controls, in addition to recommending any repairs or upgrades;
  • Ensure safe handling, use, storage, and disposal of chemicals;
  • Complete all documentation to meet the company standards requirements;
  • Ensure compliance with our client’s policies and procedures.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma is preferred;
  • Manual dexterity / ability to preform physical work such as standing and walking;
  • Ability to operate and maintain fertigation systems is considered an asset;
  • Experience working in an industrial facility is considered an asset;
  • Industrial automation experience and/or knowledge of computer controls considered a strong asset;
  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate is considered an asset;
  • Basic knowledge of computer applications;
  • Experience in water treatment, fertigation, agricultural/greenhouse production, or a related field is considered an asset.