Hortau is the manufacturer and distributor of Irrigation Management systems throughout California. We have offices in San Luis Obispo, Ca and Quebec City, Canada. Our systems report real time field data to growers via the internet.
Hortau Inc. is currently accepting resumes for a full time Field Service Technician in Monterey County. This position is responsible for installing, monitoring, diagnosing and performing all repairs and maintenance on customer owned equipment in the field. The territory is primarily Ventura County with occasional travel throughout California.
Perform Other Duties as Instructed by Supervisor:
Must be skilled with network protocols, internet applications and remote software applications, mechanical, and electrical tasks.
Requires the flexibility to travel overnight on short notice, work with minimal supervision, interact with customers, and complete paperwork accurately and timely.
A valid driver's license and acceptable driving record is a must
Must have an Agricultural background
Ability to work in full exposure of environmental conditions. Most of the job is in the field in ALL kinds of weather!
The ideal candidate will meet all listed requirements and skills, and be able to provide a high level of customer service, responding to customer needs and working to satisfy customer and company expectations. The successful candidate will develop rapport with customers through effective communication, interpersonal skills, and professionalism, and will serve as an ambassador for the company.
High School diploma required and related work experience
Computer skills at the command line level
Avid interest in advanced agricultural or environmental monitoring and related control equipment
Strong aptitude and excitement level around wireless technology
Demonstrated knowledge of electronic equipment and diagnostic tools
Commitment to customer satisfaction. Previous experience and proven track record with end-users and customers.
Must be self-directed and have excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and problem-solving skills.
Excellent time management skills
Hortau specializes in wireless and web-based irrigation management. Hortau integrates proprietary soil sensing innovations with the latest information technologies to deliver the most advanced irrigation management solutions on the market.
Hortau was founded in 2002, by Dr. Jean Caron, Agronomist, Ph.D in Soil Physics and Jocelyn Boudreau, agricultural engineer, M.Sc. in Soil Physics. Our expertise is in Agronomy, Soil Physics and Agricultural Engineering. Improving crop production is our focus.
We use the latest technologies to simplify irrigation decisions. This enables growers to maximize their crop and efficiently use water, energy, fertilizer and pesticides.
Today's mobile internet platforms such as the iPhone or Blackberry allow for remote real-time system feedback and activation. Whether used for frost alarms or activating a complete irrigation system, Hortau uses the latest technologies to optimize crop production.