The Davey Tree Expert Company

Irrigation Crew Leader | Northeast Ohio

Avon, OH, US, 44011 North Royalton, OH, US, 44133 Macedonia, OH, US, 44056

Additional Locations: NEO Ohio

Primary Locations: OH, Avon, 4661 Jaycox Rd. Ste 101, 44011, OH, North Royalton, 9956 Akins Road, 44133, OH, Macedonia, 837 Highland Rd, East, 44056 

Requisition ID: 192229

Position Overview

Lead crew of up to 4 Irrigation Technicians in the installation of residential and commercial irrigation systems. Maintain the irrigation system and grounds of assigned area by performing the following duties:

Job Duties

What You’ll Do: 

  • Cultivate your green career with us! 
  • Enhance the appearance and value of properties through installation and maintenance of all types of irrigation equipment in residential and commercial landscapes. 
  • Troubleshoot and repair lines and sprinkler heads
  • Complete set-up for digital and analog timers
  • Maintain open communication with management and clients to provide feedback on irrigation needs
  • Drive, use, maintain and properly operate irrigation equipment
    • Including but not limited to, Irrigation Pipe Puller/Trencher, Skid Steers, and hand tools
  • Supervise employees that need training and assistance in the area of irrigation
  • Complete necessary paperwork including time sheets, work orders, change orders and materials used or needed for each job. 


What We’re Seeking: 

  • Love of the outdoors 
  • Preferred: 2 years' experience in the irrigation field.
  • Requirement: Knowledge of reading and following a blueprint
  • Preferred:  Experience in irrigation installation and maintenance 
  • Preferred:  Knowledgeable on various irrigation controllers
  • Ability to complete the Davey landscape career development books upon hire 
  • Ability to complete the Davey first aid, CPR and defensive driving course upon hire   
  • Ability to diagnose and make repairs to various types of Irrigation Systems (commercial and residential)
  • Required: Valid Driver's License, CDL not required, but is a plus
  • Preferred: Previous leadership Skill and Experience
  • Ability to maintain a safe work environment 

Additional Information

What We Offer:* 

  • Paid time off and paid holidays 
  • Opportunities for advancement 
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided 
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match 
  • Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options 
  • Group Health Plan 
  • Employee referral bonus program 
  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas 
  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers 
  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees 
  • Charitable matching gift program 

*all listed benefits available to eligible employees  

Company Overview

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest Employee Owned companies in the nation!  Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchanging of ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.   

We are currently looking to add a dynamic Irrigation Crew Lead to our passionate team of landscape professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day! 

Divisional Overview

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.


The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit


If you need assistance at any time, please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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