Irrigation Tech

  • 31 Dec 2020
  • Club Renaissance, Sun City Center, Florida, United States
  • English
  • Full-time
  • Turf
  • clu-27721

Irrigation Technician

Full-time position

Benefits; vacation pay, sick pay and health benefits

Hourly Rate depending upon experience

Purpose of Position         
This is a key position and works directly with the Golf Course Superintendent to help develop and coordinate the related activities, as necessary, for golf course watering principles and practices. 

Job Summary:
 Help promote player satisfaction through turf irrigation, maintenance and repair.

  • Works with Superintendent and other key staff to constantly improve the golf course, clubhouse grounds and common areas through proper watering practices.
  • Assists the Superintendent with required record keeping for irrigation.
  • Competent to perform all duties or tasks relative to an “Irrigation Technician I” position.
  • Competent to operate computerized irrigation control system.
  • Basic knowledge of the mechanical, hydraulic and electrical components involving the ongoing pump station maintenance.
  • Operate satellite controllers.
  • Expert at identifying water drought stress areas on turf grass.
  • Perform basic irrigation head repairs.
  • Proper leveling of valve boxes, sprinkler heads and quick couplers.
  • Promotes a safe working environment in accordance with policies.

All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Possess good organizational skills.
Computer skills.
Ability to carry out and communicate to others detailed, written or verbal instructions.
Ability to visually inspect golf course conditions and report findings.
Have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a motor vehicle.

Physical Factors:
Ability to perform heavy physical labor.  May be required to work in an environment that includes such activities as bending, lifting, stooping, kneeling, climbing, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling and grasping for up to 5 hours without sitting.  May need to lift up to 80 lbs. occasionally and up to 50 lbs. frequently. Majority of the time may be outdoors exposed to such elements as heat, rain, wind, cold.

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