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Job Summary

Stable Foods seeks an experienced Irrigation Technician who understands how to design, install and maintain large systems of connected drip-line irrigation.

  • Minimum Qualification:Diploma
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:5 years

Job Description/Requirements

WHO WE ARE:
Stable Foods works with smallholder farmers to reduce their cost, increase their yield and bring their products to market better in order to provide affordable healthy produce for everyone. Stable Foods does this by operating low-cost drip irrigation systems.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Stable Foods seeks an experienced Irrigation Technician who understands how to design, install and maintain large systems of connected drip-line irrigation.
Main responsibilities include designing, testing and installing irrigation systems and ensuring their long-term functioning. This position reports to the CEO and will be based in Homa Bay County.

JOB FUNCTIONS:
• Designing, installing and testing drip irrigation systems on farmer land.
• Connecting the drip irrigation systems to the main water source (reservoir, borehole, lake).
• Ensuring the proper functioning of the systems, including overseeing long term maintenance.
• Maintaining records of costs of installation and equipment and systems operations.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Passion for Stable Foods’ mission to bring affordable food to everyone.
• Plumbing and/or Irrigation Systems Degree, Diploma or Certificate required.
• Knowledge of and experience with drip line irrigation systems required.
• Minimum five years’ experience designing, installing and maintaining drip irrigation systems.
• Knowledge of pumps, water pressure, correct pipe selection and fitting required.
• Able to communicate effectively to management about challenges, opportunities and risks.
• Must be mathematically oriented, a critical thinker and organized.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Physically fit enough for manual labour associated with ditch digging, pipe laying, etc.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
• Please send CV via "Apply Now Button".
• Female/minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
• Stable Foods will attempt to reply to all applications, but feedback is not guaranteed.
• Anticipated start date – October 2022

Thanks much,

Andrew Massaro
CEO and Co-Founder, Stable Foods

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