Lawn Sprinkler Installer

Install underground lawn sprinkler systems.
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Quick Stats

Very Good

Salary Range
$19,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Lawn Sprinkler Installers do?

Installs underground lawn sprinkler systems: Lays out plastic or copper tubing, according to sketch or blueprint. Digs trenches with shovel or by use of ditching machine. Cuts tubing to desired length, using handtools. Connects lengths of tubing, using paintbrush and solvent to fuse ends of plastic tubing, and handtorch and solder to join metal piping and connections. Makes connection to water main, using handtools. Turns valve to start water flow and observes operation to detect leaks. Installs electrical and mechanical control mechanisms for automatic operation. Fills trench with dirt after installation, using shovel.

Should I be a Lawn Sprinkler Installer?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Scoop Filler, Service Line Layer, Slip Filler

    How to become a Lawn Sprinkler Installer

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