Irrigation Specialist at Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (Salt Lake City, UT)

| Salt Lake City, UT
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Job Description


Performs installation, maintenance and repair of irrigation systems.


  1. Operates power equipment and hand tools to install, maintain and repair irrigation systems and related components including irrigation lines, sprinkler heads, control panels, valves, pumps, etc.
  2. Checks system for proper operation and timing.
  3. May participate in the design or modification of new or existing systems -- including multi-zone systems.
  4. Replaces low voltage wiring as needed.
  5. Develops watering schedule for sprinkler system, updating as needed.
  6. Monitors and reports grounds condition and water or plant losses due to system malfunction -- and makes necessary adjustments.
  7. Performs seasonal maintenance such as system charging and draining.
  8. Maintains inventory of related parts and supplies.
  9. May lead workers on irrigation projects and work on other grounds related assignments as needed.
  10. May perform snow removal tasks including operating snow removal equipment/vehicle.
  11. Performs other duties and tasks, as needed.


  • Lifting. Not to exceed 50 lbs. -- local practice may apply.
  • Writing
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Squatting
  • Kneeling
  • Visual acuity
  • Reading
  • Field of vision/peripheral
  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; bend, reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk and/or hear.
  • Noise
  • Chemical vapors


  • Education equivalent to a High School diploma and two years' irrigation installation and maintenance experience.
  • Ability to operate equipment such as trenching machines and digging tools and other related grounds/landscape equipment.
  • Valid non-commercial driver's license.
  • Ability to follow simple written and oral instructions, and to read and follow directions.
  • Ability to follow through on assigned tasks.
  • Excellent customer service, organizational and interpersonal skills.


  • Sprinkler repair/installation/maintenance
  • Equipment operation


"Must be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law. You must have received your first dose of COVID-19 vaccination by your first day of employment, and for two-dose COVID-19 vaccines, you must receive your second dose within thirty days of your first day of employment. Merit will consider exemption requests in accordance with federal, state, and local laws."

Infectious Control Risk Category II:

The risk category explains whether or not employees are likely to come into contact with blood or body fluids while performing their jobs. Risk category II states employment and procedures that may require exposure.

Why Merit?

At Merit Medical, our mission is to create innovative medical devices that improve lives. Our goal is to hire and develop people who want to build something special through hard work, team effort, and commitment. Together, we are making a difference in the lives of patients around the world.

As an eligible Merit employee, you can expect the following:

* Multiple Shifts and Hours to choose from: Days, Swing (Eve), and Nights
* Medical/Dental Other Insurances (eligible the first of month after 30 days)
* Low Cost Onsite Medical Clinic
* Two (2) Onsite Cafeterias
* Employee Garden | Gardening Classes
* 3 Weeks' Vacation | 1 Week Sick-Time | Paid Holidays
* 401K | Health Savings Account
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More Information on Merit Medical Systems, Inc.
Merit Medical Systems, Inc. operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in South Jordan, UT, West Jordan, UT, Houston, TX and Chester, VA. Merit Medical Systems, Inc. was founded in 1987. It has 5001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Holidays and Paid Sick Days. To see all 14 open jobs at Merit Medical Systems, Inc., click here.
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