Irrigation Technician

Troon Golf Elyria, OH

About the Job

Description: Valley of the Eagles in Elyria, OH is excited to announce the exceptional career opportunity of full-time Irrigation Technician for the golf course Turf center. Qualified candidates will thrive in a hospitality environment and be highly focused on providing superior service. Key Responsibilities of the Irrigation Technician: * Performs preventative maintenance on the irrigation system including the lake re-circulation system and water features. * Determines wet and dry areas for adjustments of sprinkler heads. * Properly inventories and stocks all irrigation parts and tools in order to minimize down time. * Maintains working knowledge of pump station maintenance requirements * Operates, maintains and repairs a complex irrigation system, including leaks on the distribution lines, valve risers, electrical system, computer and irrigation control wire. * Reports any serious irrigation breaks immediately to the Head Irrigation Technician or Superintendent and maintains a daily log of completed repairs. * Prioritizes irrigation breaks and uses time efficiently. * Conducts monthly checks of all sprinkler heads on the entire golf facility. * Routinely inspects irrigation system components to ensure system is operating properly. * Responsible for winterization and blowout of irrigation system, including all water lines, valves and pump stations. * Incorporates safe work practices in job performance. * Performs other duties as required. Minimum Qualifications for the Irrigation Technician: * High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required. Certificate from college or technical school is preferred; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination and experience. * Must have a valid driver’s license. Other Qualifications: * Prior golf course maintenance and irrigation experience is a major plus. * Knowledge of the theory, care and operation of pumping stations and control systems. Electrical diagnostics and central operations ability will be necessary. * Regular and reliable attendance. *Position:* Irrigation Technician *Location:* Elyria *Job Category:* Agronomy/Landscaping