Drip Irrigation Job Profile and Description
Drip irrigation work involves use of dripping pipes to water gardens and farms, slowly and efficiently. This ensures conservation of water. The drip irrigator worker is to ensure that the drip irrigation method is running smoothly and efficiently. The drip irrigation worker comes up with the plan and irrigation mechanism that will be used in irrigating the gardens.
Drip Irrigation Worker Duties and Responsibilities
- Installing the drip irrigation system in the farm.
- Advice on proper drip irrigation systems.
- Repairs PVC pipes, valves and sprinkler heads and other simple machinery.
- Installation of pumps and turbines.
- Plan and suggest on efficient drip irrigation systems.
- Carry out field surveys on farms to understand the landscape before installing the drip irrigator.
- Design and make the drip irrigation system that will best suit the area.
- Help in improving the water and soil conservation methods in the farm.
- Advice on changing of topography if need be.
- Teach the farmers on the various types of drip irrigations and which ones will give them high yields.
- Derive and create information that will help farmers irrigate their farms.
Drip Irrigation Worker Skills and Specifications
- Good understanding of soils and water conservation.
- Ability to perform strenuous labor in all climatic conditions.
- Ability to establish and maintain good and healthy working conditions with fellow farm workers.
- Physical strength and agility to be able to work with the heavy drip irrigation equipment.
- Be able to read and interpret instructions and write simple reports.
- Be able to work in noisy environment and have good and sharp listening skills.
- Have good and strong visual abilities.
Drip Irrigation Worker Education and Qualifications.
- At least be a high school graduate, any trade or professional training in agriculture and framing is an added advantage.
- Three years’ experience in the field is an added advantage.
Drip Irrigation Worker Salary
- Drip irrigation worker salary is around $ 200 – $ 1000 monthly.