Swimming Pool & Spa Servicer / Technician Salary
Job Description for Swimming Pool & Spa Servicer / Technician
Swimming pool and spa servicers/technicians are responsible for performing pool and spa maintenance for their company. They are in charge of installing and repairing automated control systems, as well as chemical and leak detection systems. They troubleshoot pool and spa issues, interact with clients, and explain their assessment to clients using non-technical language. Swimming pool and spa servicers/technicians confer with management to resolve problems and coordinate activities. One of their main duties includes reading blueprints to determine requirements and plan procedures. They determine potential pool issues before they become a bigger inconvenience and cost to clients as well.Read More...
Swimming pool and spa servicers/technicians read blueprints to determine requirements and plan procedures. They replace and repair pool and spa jets, pipes, fittings, drains, flush valves, and shutoff valves. They also estimate material and equipment requirements to complete jobs. Swimming pool and spa servicers/technicians also perform minor plumbing repairs and pool chemistry for spa projects as well. In all tasks, swimming pool and spa servicers/technicians must follow safety regulations, properly handling pool chemicals and using any necessary personal protective equipment. They report their progress to the maintenance supervisor in their organization.
A high school diploma or equivalent is typically required for this position. In addition, previous relevant experience may be required or preferred. Swimming pool and spa servicers/technicians must have extensive knowledge of repairs, automation, and equipment and piping repairs. They must work well in a team setting with other technicians, but also be able to perform effectively on their own with minimal supervision.
Swimming Pool & Spa Servicer / Technician Tasks
- Maintain color, chemistry and clarity of pool water.
- Service major pool equipment such as pumps, motors, filters and chemical testing equipment.
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For many Swimming Pool & Spa Servicers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $29K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $36K. Swimming Pool & Spa Servicers claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $40K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $44K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.
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