Irrigation Technician - Landscape Maintenance

Job Locations US-DE-Dagsboro
# of Openings
Landscape Maintenance


Ruppert Landscape is a family and employee-owned commercial landscape construction and management company headquartered in Montgomery County, MD with operations in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Delaware and Tennessee. Our mission is to provide opportunity for our people, take excellent care of our customers, and be good stewards of the environment and our community.


This position is responsible for managing labor and materials in the field to complete assigned irrigation projects. Success in this position is indicated by jobs completed on time and on budget. This position must cooperate with landscape management field managers and other enhancement field managers to see that the overall goals of each branch are met.

  • Develop a clear understanding of the philosophies by which the company operates, the short-and long-term goals of the branch and the financial position of the branch.
  • Be an active part of our training process by attending or conducting certification training sessions on a regular basis.
  • Develop a clear understanding of the hourly and cost budgets for each of your jobs. Monitor by reviewing job hours, reports and job costs regularly and taking action as needed.  Communicate budget hours to assistants and crewmen.
  • Meet the client on every job.
  • Monitor quality of work by inspecting the job at the end of each day and getting a satisfactory completion form signed at the end of each day.
  • Maintain assigned vehicle and/or equipment in good working order.
  • Complete purchase orders for approval before material purchases.
  • Monitor AM and PM procedures for your crew.
  • Complete daily paperwork including timesheets.
  • Maintain your vehicles and equipment so that they reflect our image and provide a safe operating environment for other employees.




  • Demonstrated skill and ability servicing, repairing and troubleshooting commercial irrigation systems.
  • Demonstrated skill and ability working with service customers.
  • At least one year experience doing irrigation work in a commercial setting.
  • Two-or four-year related degree and two years industry experience. Additional industry experience or industry certifications can substitute for non-related degree, two-year degree or no degree.
  • Experience making irrigation material purchases and ability to negotiate best price.
  • Knowledge of basic computer operation.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, in English.
  • Valid Class A commercial drivers license with a clean record over the last three years. Ability to pass urine test for drivers.


What we provide:


  • Competitive salary
  • Medical benefits with dental and vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) plan
  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Family-oriented company culture



Ruppert Landscape is an Equal Opportunity and E-verify Employer


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