Irrigation & Agricultural Engineer

Website Tornado Group

We are currently seeking competent candidates to fill the position of Irrigation & Agricultural Engineer who can join our team immediately. All candidates must currently reside in the UAE and possess work experience in the construction industry.

Irrigation & Agricultural Engineer Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  1. Collaborate with landscape architects, designers, and project managers to develop irrigation and agricultural plans for various projects, including parks, gardens, and urban landscapes.
  2. Design efficient and sustainable irrigation systems tailored to the specific needs of landscape projects, considering factors such as soil type, plant species, climate conditions, and water availability.
  3. Conduct site surveys and soil analyses to assess site conditions, evaluate water requirements, and identify optimal irrigation methods and technologies for different environments.
  4. Specify and select irrigation equipment, components, and materials, including pumps, pipes, valves, controllers, and emitters, ensuring compatibility, durability, and cost-effectiveness.
  5. Prepare detailed irrigation plans, drawings, and specifications, incorporating hydraulic calculations, flow rates, pressure requirements, and zoning regulations to optimize system performance and water efficiency.
  6. Coordinate with external suppliers, contractors, and consultants to procure irrigation materials, equipment, and services, negotiating contracts, and managing vendor relationships to ensure timely delivery and compliance with project requirements.
  7. Oversee the installation, testing, and commissioning of irrigation systems, monitoring construction activities, and supervising work crews to ensure adherence to design specifications, quality standards, and safety protocols.
  8. Conduct irrigation audits and performance evaluations to assess system efficiency, identify water wastage, and implement corrective measures to minimize water consumption and maximize plant health and growth.
  9. Provide technical guidance and support to project teams and maintenance personnel, troubleshooting irrigation issues, diagnosing faults, and implementing maintenance programs to sustain system reliability and performance.
  10. Stay updated on industry trends, advancements in irrigation technology, and best practices in agricultural engineering, incorporating new knowledge and innovations into project designs and practices.
  11. Collaborate with landscape maintenance teams to develop sustainable water management strategies, implement water-saving practices, and promote environmental stewardship and conservation efforts.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering, Irrigation Engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in irrigation design, installation, and management, preferably within the construction or landscaping industry.
  • Strong knowledge of irrigation principles, hydraulic systems, water management techniques, and plant physiology.
  • Familiarity with irrigation software, CAD tools, and hydraulic modeling programs.
  • Understanding of local regulations, codes, and standards related to irrigation and water conservation in the UAE.
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, and project management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • UAE residency and work authorization.

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further consideration.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@tornado-group.com