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Irrigation Technician - Orange Lake Golf

Company: Brown Golf
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionBrown Golf is one of the Top 25 Golf Course Ownership / Management Companies in the world with over 25 golf courses in multiple states across the country. If you're looking for a fun and casual career in sports and entertainment, this may be the position for you! Feel free to check out our website for more information about who we are as a company and what services we offer to evaluate if your values match ours!Orange Lake Golf located in Kissimmee, Florida is seeking a full time, hourly Irrigation Technician employee to join our Agronomy team. This position will come with a full benefits package to include Medical, Dental and Vision coverage as well as Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay. Experience in golf course irrigation with Rain Bird is preferred, but not a must. Please see a general job description below and should you feel your knowledge, education and experience could be a match, apply today!Pay rate will be based off of experienceJob Description:The irrigation specialist, under the supervision of the golf course superintendent or assistant golf course superintendent, is responsible for the programming, operation and maintenance of the golf course irrigation system(s). The irrigation specialist is required to report any irregularities in course turf quality to the superintendent or assistant superintendent.Duties & Responsibilities:

  • 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, and 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.
      • Regular and reliable attendance.
      • Performs other duties as required.Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee of this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Degree/Licenses:Certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination and experience. Physical Demands:The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Regularly required to have full range of mobility in upper and lower body; be able to reach overhead; be able to work in various positions, including stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time; be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks and is frequently able to lift 50 pounds of weight through the work day and occasionally lifts up to 100 pounds. Employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions, chemicals, pesticides, gasoline, vibration, mechanical hazards and electrical hazards. Work extended hours during golf season.

Keywords: Brown Golf, Kissimmee , Irrigation Technician - Orange Lake Golf, Professions , Kissimmee, Florida

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