Job Posting

Company: Sonlight Irrigation and Lighting, LLC
Position Title: Irrigation & Lighting Service Technician
Location: Greensboro, N.C.

Job Description/Responsibilities 

We're looking for a technician to help grow our service business. This is a critical role in which you'll:

  • Repair/replace parts of irrigation systems (controllers, valves, sprinkler heads, PVC pipe)
  • Service irrigation systems seasonally (winterization & spring start-ups)
  • Diagnose & troubleshoot irrigation systems (locate buried valves & faulty wires)
  • Install irrigation system and add zones as needed
  • Install/repair lighting systems as needed (additions, bulb change, install transformers)
  • Communicate regularly with the manager on work progress and job planning
  • Communicate effectively on-site and through mobile phone with coworkers and customers
  • Follow daily work procedures:
    • Load/unload vehicle(s) with equipment and materials needed for job
    • Submit daily timesheets and record materials for billing
    • Maintain inventory and cleanliness of vehicle(s) and trailer(s), including monitoring general maintenance like tire pressure, oil levels, gas/diesel needed for job
    • Practice safe operation & maintenance of equipment (sharpen blades, charge batteries, and add fuel as needed)


Candidates must have the following skills and fulfill the following requirements: 

  • Have a valid NC Driver’s license, clean driving record, and your own transportation
  • Pass criminal background check
  • Present yourself in a professional and polite manner while on-site (No smoking/vaping, alcohol, or profanity)
  • Adhere to Sonlight’s policies and procedures
  • Good communication skills with coworkers and customers
  • Wear proper personal protective equipment (PPE) while working (boots, safety glasses, etc)
  • Ability to properly drive company vehicles, including safely towing, parking, and backing trailers
  • Ability to be flexible/pivot on work assignments
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to bend and kneel
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and be a team player
  • Relevant irrigation/landscape lighting and customer service experience is preferred.
  • Irrigation, Lighting, or Horticulture related education and/or certifications are advantageous in this role


Pay is $15-$25/hour depending on experience. This is a full time position with the opportunity to learn from a licensed irrigation contractor with over 30 years of experience in the industry. You will have the opportunity to obtain irrigation technician certification. There is room for growth and advancement in the role.


If interested, please email your resume to Dodd at [email protected] or call (336) 645-5101 for more information.

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