Irrigation Champion (Piketberg)

Our client is a producer, packer and exporter of citrus fruit and table grapes, with farms and pack houses in the Western Cape.

The company has a vacancy for an Irrigation Champion at their farm about 10km outside of Piketberg.

The position will report to the area manager and is available immediately.

A market related total cost to company package is offered with pension fund benefits.

 Responsibilities include:

  • Collect data (system hydraulics, pressure, evaluation, Ecs, pH, etc)
  • Process, evaluate and communicate data to production manager
  • Maintain bulk water/irrigation infrastructure – pumps, filters, etc.
  • Maintain and control HTF room, fertilizer pumps, calibration etc.
  • Monitor the mixing of fertilizer
  • Weekly monitoring of water meter readings (pumps and bore holes)


  • Grade 12
  • Some knowledge of crop irrigation infrastructure
  • Experience in the management of irrigation systems and knowledge of modern production practices and technologically advanced irrigation systems will be beneficial
  • Proficient in MS Office, especially MS Excel

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Closing date:   5 April 2024