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Irrigation Technician – Award Winning Private Golf Course in Majestic Idaho!

Shore Lodge Whitetail Club

Mccall, Idaho

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Summer, Year Round

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Job Type

18 Years Old

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No Experience

Minimum Experience

Job Description

Our Whitetail Club irrigation technician maintains all our irrigation equipment. This equipment includes sprinklers, water lines, pumps, suction devices, valves and other plumbing equipment. This equipment can sometimes be buried underground and must be excavated to be maintained, so irrigation technicians should be comfortable working with digging equipment such as backhoes, shovels and augers.

• 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.
• Maintains flexibility to take on new and different tasks as directed by the Department Manager.
• Incorporates safe work practices in job performance.
• Attend staff meetings.
• All other duties as assigned.

• Previous experience in landscape or irrigation work preferred
• Knowledge of hand tools and power tools used in irrigation installation and repair
• Familiarity with landscape maintenance and lawn care techniques
• Mechanical knowledge to diagnose and fix issues with irrigation systems
• Ability to work independently and follow instructions accurately
• Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
• Valid Driver’s License.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; to write routine reports and correspondence; to speak effectively before groups of customers or associates of the organization.
• Basic Mathematical skills with the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
• Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Positions to Fill

2 openings

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