The future headquarters of PGA of America is underway. In partnership with Omni Hotels & Resorts, we are looking for our pre-opening Golf Course Irrigation Foreman. This Irrigation Foreman will report directly to the Managing Superintendent of Golf Courses and Grounds and will be responsible for working with Golf Course Superintendents for both golf courses.
This person will be responsible for the programming, operation and maintenance of the golf course irrigation system, which is inclusive of pump station, controllers, in ground, computers and hand-held units. Additionally, the Irrigation Foreman is responsible for working closely with and managing Irrigation Technicians.
• Monitors and maintains two wire irrigation system in optimum operating condition. • Continuously monitors irrigation heads for effective watering, making necessary adjustments physically and in control. • Changes or cleans all filters in the pump stations as needed. • Maintains all pumps and pump station components • Competently repairs the irrigation system, pipes and irrigation heads as needed. • Fills out requests for irrigation and course parts and supplies efficiently and on a timely basis. Proactively manages the system. • Responsible for organizing and managing irrigation inventories • Aggressively reports any irregularities in course turf quality to the course superintendent. • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of basic electricity, hydraulics related to an irrigation system, agronomy and turf grass science. • Assists in crew supervision when needed and handles other essential tasks as assigned. • Ensures a safe working environment. • Keeps up-to-date reports w/pump station readings, well readings, and rain reports and manages annual/semi-annual pump preventative maintenance service.
Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. • Valid Texas Driver’s License, maintains ongoing education in irrigation system management and agronomic implications. • Ability to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.
About Omni PGA Frisco Resort
Set to open in spring 2023 just steps from the recently opened PGA of America headquarters, Omni PGA Frisco Resort will be the new showcase of modern golf where players at all ages and skill levels can enjoy the game. In addition to unique simulation and coaching experiences, Omni PGA Frisco Resort will be home to ample play options including two 18-hole championship golf courses, collectively known as Fields Ranch – Fields Ranch East designed by Gil Hanse and Fields Ranch West designed by Beau Welling – a two-acre putting course and entertainment area, The Dance Floor, and a par-3, 10-hole short course, The Swing. For golfers and non-golfers alike, sun-up to sundown fun and enjoyment opportunities abound at the PGA District where a variety of signature dining and retail concepts, virtual game experiences and programmed entertainment will serve as the hub for visitors. The resort will feature 500 guest rooms and suites, 10 four-bedroom ranch houses, four pools, including an adults-only rooftop infinity pool, a destination salon and spa, Lounge by Topgolf, and more than 127,000-square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space.