The Rawls Course in Lubbock, TX is excited to announce the exceptional career opportunity of Irrigation Technician. 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; and a minimum three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination and experience. • Must have a valid driver’s license.
• Prior golf course maintenance and irrigation experience is a major plus.
• Must have ability to lift heavy objects. • Must be able to multi-task, problem-solve, and prioritize well.