IRRIGATION SPECIALIST – FM1082

Marble Hall/ Groblersdal area – Limpopo: Our client is looking for an Irrigation Specialist to join the team.

Only candidates with the relevant experience will be considered.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • BSc Agric or relevant degree in Agriculture/Soil Science
  • Knowledge of soil science
  • Experience in water related management
  • Experience in crop production
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Bilingual

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • A strong sense of responsibility
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to function under pressure
  • Must be able to function independently and as part of a team
  • Must be willing to work long hours
  • Must be able and willing to travel
  • Should be willing to gain new scientific knowledge
  • Must love the outdoors

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, design, install and maintain of irrigation of scheduling probes and automatic weather stations on a wide range of crops
  • Assess the suitability of an irrigation system for the soil type and crop
  • Scheduling via capacitance probes on designated Irricheck platform
  • Feedback to farmers/clients
  • Drafting of drainage layout
  • Drafting of irrigation blocks based on the physical characteristics of the soil
  • Indicate appropriate probe positions based on the physical characteristics of the soil

ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted

To apply CLICK THIS LINK and upload your CV https://webapp.placementpartner.com/wi/vacancy/?id=farm&VacRef=FM001082&preview=9034e21d2e80d6c98ed873fa00205cf5