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Irrigation Technician

By Summitpointe Golf Club, Milpitas, California,

Phil San Diego, 1500 Country Club Drive, Milpitas, California, 95035, Telephone: 408 368 6341

Position Overview:

Perform the operation, installation, maintenance and repair of manual, semi-automatic and automatic irrigation systems. Install, maintain and repair drainage system at Summitpointe Golf Club. Water tees, fairways, and greens. This includes the computer system, electrical system, valves, lines and sprinkler heads. It also includes general maintenance and daily upkeep of the golf course.


  • Assist superintendent with preventative maintenance of designated system. 
  • Repair irrigation system defects. 
  • Assist superintendent in maintaining parts inventory. 
  • Make all irrigation orders with approval. 
  • Perform preventative maintenance and curative maintenance on pump stations. Operate main pumps and pump controllers. 
  • Maintain daily record of activities and expenses. 
  • Check irrigation system daily for leaks, lakes and dry areas. 
  • Inventory irrigation parts and supplies. 
  • Operate and maintain light utility vehicles and powered equipment.
  • Train maintenance employees in irrigation processes. 
  • Assist in reading water meters and documenting water use.
  • Record changes in irrigation system component routings or locations on the working copy of the system as-built drawings. 
  • Performs other duties as required

Educational Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Vocational training and certification

Experience Requirements

  • One to three years golf course maintenance experience 
  • Knowledge and principles of electric hydraulic, pipe and fittings pump stations and record keeping. 
  • Applicant must be able to report to work on time and before shift begins and also work a variable shift according to the golf course schedules and seasons. 
  • Applicant must have the capability to learn, retain and implement safe practices on a daily basis as well as have an eye for detail.
  • Applicant must understand that this job is performed outside in the elements such as heat, cold and rain.

Date Job is Available


Commensurate to experience

Job Application Instructions

Please email careers@summitpointegolf.com

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