Fertigation Technician – King of Prussia, PA

Fertigation Technician – King of Prussia, PA

no phone calls/no recruiter please

Summary: The Irrigation Technician works in conjunction with the Fertigation Manager to oversee and implement all irrigation and fertigation activities across the entire grow. Fertigation Technicians may also be required to work in the garden with Cultivation Technicians and perform similar duties, as needed.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Check and balance EC & pH of stock tanks according to company standard operations procedures (SOPs)
  • Clean and sanitize nutrient tanks, pumps, filters as needed
  • Maintain and ensure Irrigation and Fertigation equipment is in good working order
  • Comply with company and product label safety procedures and use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Take nutrient samples to be sent out for analysis
  • Maintain and ensure proper storage and sanitation of all tools and equipment, including but not limited to shop vacs, pumps, hoses, carts, scissors, stools, totes, gloves, rags, and PPE gear
  • Meticulous record keeping of all nutrient use
  • Work closely with the grow team to ensure the irrigation/fertigation plan is properly implemented and maintained
  • Maintain inventory of all fertilizers on site
  • Ensure fertilizer concentrate tanks are filled adequately
  • Respond to system alarms and diagnose/troubleshoot issues quickly and effectively
  • Performs regular calibration of nutrient testing instruments
  • Responsible for the installation and maintenance of general irrigation equipment: valves, emitters, drip stakes, drip tubing, and bench lines
  • Monitor soil moisture content of the crop and obtain water samples for testing
  • Able to work variable shifts to meet business requirements

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Subject to background check per state cannabis regulations
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays as required

Employee Requirements:

  • Hard worker and team player
  • Must understand and follow rules, regulations, policies, and procedures set forth by the state and company
  • Show skills in analyzing potential problems with plant health
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment
  • Physical aptitude and health necessary to perform manual labor tasks required for the proper management of a commercial grow
  • Display accountability, proactive behavior, and strong attention to detail

Qualifications, Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Agricultural or green industry experience required, preferably have a degree in Horticulture, Plant Science or related field
  • Basic knowledge about irrigation systems, the related components, and familiar with hydroponic solution formulation
  • Show skills in analyzing potential problems with plant health
  • Work with Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Work with BioTrack THC and other inventory management software systems
  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to effectively plan and prioritize
  • Display accountability, proactive behavior, and strong attention to detail

Physical Requirements:

  • This position requires a great deal of sitting, walking, bending, and reaching
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods, lift objects on a regular basis, and perform daily repetitive tasks
  • Close visual focus required
  • This position requires the extended and repetitive use of arms, hands, and fingers to cut/manipulate small objects
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lb.
  • Must be able to pass a respirator fit test

Apply directly:  https://boards.greenhouse.io/curaleaf/jobs/5044603002

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