Irrigation Technicians (2 positions)
Date Posted: March-6-2017
Closing Date: March-29-2017
Job Type: contract
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Kampala
Career Level: Skilled    

Job purpose:
An irrigation technician is responsible for installing and maintaining the irrigation systems that keep crops, parks, gardens and various green spaces irrigated.

Key tasks.

1. Responsible for installing and maintaining the irrigation systems that keep crops, parks, gardens and various green spaces irrigated either independently or under an irrigation engineers.
2. Properly Interprets design drawings to generate time and resource saving tactics for the installation purposes in the field.
3. S/he is also responsible for overseeing SIRACO’s day to day duties which include demo setup, irrigation equipment loading and offloading to store.
4. Responsible for guiding the stores department on the specific items and quality control in liaison with the supervisor engineers.
5. Plan irrigation systems components as designed and how they connect for an efficient irrigation system.
6. Effectively communicate, present information and respond to questions, both verbal and written.
7. Organize, multitask, plan and set priorities with minimal supervision.
8. Work independently and in team settings.
9. Exercise good judgment with a strong attention to detail.
10. Help with production, scheduling and routing.
11. Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across all levels of SIRACO
12. Frequently move supplies up to 15kilograms and occasionally lift weight consisting of 35kilograms
13. Willingness to undergo training in SIRACO irrigation technical norms and ability to pick up very fast

Key qualifications /Experience
Education: Minimum, Certificate in plumbing and craft, Level II
Age: Minimum; 22years
Experience: 2years of working experience in irrigation or in a related field
Skills & Knowledge: High analytical skills, knowledge of irrigation installation craft, well versed with installation of high pressure systems


Application Procedure
To apply for any of the above positions please do the following;

    1.  Hand deliver to the reception a detailed CV providing the three [3] references, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer, copies of academic and professional certificates, copies of your identification cards, letters of recommendation if any and a day time telephone contact addressed:

To the Human Resource Manager
Plot2758, Ntinda Kampala
P.O Box 22076, Kampala


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  1.  Submissions are only acceptable during normal work hours that’s between 8:00am-5:00pm Monday to Friday and from 9:00am-4:00pm on Saturdays
  2.  No late submissions will be accepted
  3.  No lobbying of any sort is by any means accepted. Whoever does it shall be disqualified automatically
  4. Closing date will be March 17th 2017 at 5:00pm

While we appreciate, and thank all applicants for the interest of wanting to work with us, only those shortlisted for the interviews will be contacted.