Irrigation engineering and consulting companies work with farms, ranches, orchards, nurseries and other growers to design and manage irrigation projects for new installations and enhancements to existing irrigation systems. Consultants review the site, water availability, regulations and other constraints for each project, then design an irrigation system that meets the client’s requirements and budget.
Consultants develop detailed drawings that specify which types and brands of products should be used and how they should be installed. Depending on the client and project size, they may also oversee the bidding process, recommend a dealer/distributor, and monitor installation to ensure that plans are being interpreted and implemented correctly.
Irrigation engineering/consulting jobs include the following: