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Irrigation Technician


The Irrigation Technician, under the supervision of the Senior Assistant Superintendent, is responsible for the programming, operation and maintenance of the University of Louisville Golf Club irrigation system(s).  The irrigation technician is required to report any irregularities in course turf quality to the Senior Assistant Superintendent.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for programming, operation and maintenance of irrigation system for golf course

  • Waters greens, tees and fairways

  • Operates irrigation heads in dry areas needing additional water

  • Repairs the irrigation system, pipes and irrigation heads as needed

  • Completes requests for irrigation and course parts and supplies

  • Grades and prepares soil base, lays sod, and seeds greens, tees and fairways

  • Monitors water levels and testing

  • Coordinates pump servicing

  • Ability to work nights and weekends, holidays, or winter breaks in a variety of weather conditions will be essential to the job responsibilities

  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Assistant Superintendent

Experience Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma and two years of related experience.  Must have valid driver's license and be insurable by University's carrier to drive vehicles. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Employment physical will be required. Working knowledge of basic electricity and hydraulics related to an irrigation system, including automatic valves and controllers, and working knowledge of various types of pumps and pumping systems. Understanding of agronomy, turfgrass science and the rules of golf. The university offers market competitive salary and benefits. Pay Grade NC. Wage Minimum $12.54/hr.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Effective organizational and communication skills, including both verbal and written

Date Job is Available

Salary

$12.54 - $21.26 per hour


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