The Irrigation Technician reports directly to the golf course superintendent and assistant golf course superintendent. Responsibilities include equipment operation, irrigation repair and operation, crew supervision and inspecting golf course conditions.
Occasionally supervises a small labor force for special projects, and performs other duties as directed by supervisor
Reports golf course conditions to the golf course superintendent or assistant golf course superintendent
Opens the maintenance shop and runs operations in the absence of the golf course superintendent and assistant golf course superintendent
Repairs and ensures proper operation of the irrigation system as needed. Waters greens, tees and fairways
Repairs greens with seeds or plugs of new grass when needed
Aerifies greens; verticuts and or mow tees and greens; spikes greens; operates sod cutter, spray rigs for greens and fertilizer spreaders; and mows rough with rotary and operates other equipment as directed
May be asked to change pins and tee markers
Ensures a safe work environment
Perform other duties assigned by supervisor or manager
Must possess a valid driver’s license
Ability to operate trucks and light motorized equipment.
Working knowledge of basic electricity and hydraulics related to an irrigation system, including automatic valves and controllers and various types of pumps and pumping systems.
Knowledge of agronomy, turf grass science and the rules of golf
Ability to work carefully and ensure co-workers are working in safety
Possess leadership qualities
Must have willingness to learn
Must be driven and possess strong work ethic
Must be dependable
Ability to understand and follow oral instructions
About El Conquistador Golf
BCG is one of the largest privately owned golf course management companies in the U.S., with nearly 150 properties in 29 states. Headquartered in Reston, Va. – with regional offices across America – BCG has more than 25 years of results-driven expertise. The company specializes in full-service course management as well as assistance in specific segments of the golf business, including course and property maintenance, staffing and training, career growth, clubhouse operations, food and beverage, merchandising, golf instruction, marketing and public relations, special events and financial management.