Oak View Group

Irrigation Technician| Dallas Fair Park

Location US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
Location Name
Dallas Fair Park
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015, to disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. Each day our team members and throughout our local communities work together to provide the greatest experience to our fans and partners.


We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic and inclusive culture focused around four core values:  

  • We treat each other fairly and with respect.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We give back to our global community.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn


The Irrigation Technician performs journey level work in the installation, repair, and maintenance of irrigation sprinkler systems on City property to ensure effective watering of irrigation system to our park areas, historical grounds at Fair Park in Dallas, TX.


This role pays a wage of $22 to $24.90.


For FT roles: Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, 401(k) matching, and paid time off (vacation days, sick days, and 11 holidays).


job expires 4/30/2024




About the Venue

Located 2 miles east of downtown Dallas, Fair Park is the largest historical landmark in TX and is one of the nation's largest collections of 1930s art and architecture.  Our 277-acre campus is home to the State Fair of TX, the Cotton Bowl Stadium, Music Hall at Fair Park (Broadway shows, opera, ballet), cultural institutions, an outdoor amphitheatre and hundreds of events yearly!


Learn more about our Fair Park venue at: www.fairparkdallas.com



  • Manage, design, permit, and supervise installations; inspect, diagnose, repair, repair, and maintain the irrigation system within Fair Parks 277-acres, provides a high level of maintenance for turf and landscaping areas 

  • Loads and unloads tools, irrigation materials, and equipment onto trucks to ensure necessary tools are available for repairs to be made.

  • Performs general technical and preventive maintenance on sprinkler systems such as checking oils, cleaning parts, and making adjustments to ensure system is maintained in proper operating condition.

  • Makes diagnoses of problems when possible or refers to journey level irrigation worker to provide effective repair of sprinkler systems.

  • Performs a variety of activities such as digging trenches, driving tractor to pull water tank, using chain saws and weed eaters to assist with irrigation system maintenance.

  • Provides quality customer service and competent public interaction.

  • Performs any and all other work as required or assigned as needed.






Must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he/she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.


  • Knowledge of basic principles and practices of installing and maintaining irrigation systems. 

  • MUST HAVE 3 yrs installing irrigation or working daily in landscaping.
  • Needs VALID TX Installer License or VALID TX Irrigator's license (by TX Commision Environment Quality-TCEQ)
  • Ability to perform manual labor including use of hand tools such as shovels and pipe wrenches.

  • Maintaining and operating hand and power tools and equipment- trenchers, backhoes, bobcats, etc.

  • Knowledge and understanding of safety procedures.

  • Able to work in inclement weather

  • Ability to read blueprints and independently complete accurate materials takeoffs
  • Applicants qualifying with Journeyman Plumber's license must obtain a TX Irrigator's License within probationary six mo period
  • Ability to perform labor for extended periods of time.

  • Establishing and maintaining work relationships.

  • Ability to communicate clearly in the English language, both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Must have availability to work nights, weekends, and holidays, including (24) emergency call as needed

  • Analytical ability for problem solving

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.


Oak View Group (Fair Park) is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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