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Turf Equipment Technician


Company Overview

Smith Turf & Irrigation is the leading distributor and retailer in the golf, grounds and landscaping industry.  We offer a comprehensive selection of equipment, irrigation and landscape accessories and supplies, irrigation design, equipment service shops and mobile service technicians. 


Since 1925, Smith Turf has built an unmatched reputation for outstanding customer care, service and support across North and South Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee.  STI is a family owned business that believes in working as a team and fosters a family oriented culture. 


Position Overview

Mobile technicians provide onsite customer service and equipment repairs for commercial grade turf care equipment used in the golf and grounds landscaping industry.  They play a critical role in upholding our reputation for exceeding our customers’ expectations. 


What You’ll Do

·        Accurately test, troubleshoot, and diagnose failures on hydraulics, electrical systems, and gasoline and diesel engines on a variety of commercial turf equipment such as Toro and Ventrac on-site at the customer’s location

·        Read and interpret electrical and hydraulic schematics

·        Document issues in a clear and concise manner, showing cause for failure and correction

·        Maintain technical and product knowledge on all equipment serviced

·        Manage vehicle inventory with weekly reports

·        Participate in available company sponsored training to develop skills and knowledge

·        Perform all duties in a professional and safe manner

Experience Requirements

Skills We Are Seeking

·        3-5 years of mechanical experience with turf care diesel engines

·        Experience in the Commercial Turf Industry is a plus

·        Must have the ability to read, interpret and understand schematics

·        Must be able to perform diagnostic tests to identify and rebuild/repair malfunctions on all equipment

·        Certifications from Kohler, Toro, Briggs and Stratton are a plus

·        Demonstrated experience in diagnosing and repairing electrical and hydraulic problems

·        Must  have the ability to read and analyze documents and procedure manuals

·        Must be able to routinely lift up to 75 pounds

·        Ability to work long hours in an external work environment

·        Ability to pass and maintain hiring standards for mobile technicians (background, MVR, drug testing, insurance standards)

·        High school diploma or equivalent required

Special Requirements

Pay shown in a range, pay is based on location and experience

Job Benefits


·        Competitive Compensation

·        Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance

·        Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

·        401(k) with Company Match

·        Employee Referral Program

·        Opportunity of Advancement

·        Paid Training and Certifications

·        Free Counseling Services- EAP

·        Product Discounts

·        Weekends Off!


STI is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment.  All employment decisions at STI including those relating to hiring, promotion, transfers, benefits, compensation, placement, and termination will be made without regard to race, color, national origin, genetic information, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, age, veteran status, uniform service, pregnancy, disability, or any other factor protected by applicable law.


Date Job is Available


$27 to $35 per hour

Overtime: Yes

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