Foreman/Irrigation Tech

16 Oct 2021 7:56 AM | Brian Laurent (Administrator)

Overview

The foreman works under the golf course superintendent and assistant golf course superintendent in a supervisory capacity. Responsibilities include delegating work assignments, overseeing job performance and inspecting course conditions. The irrigation specialist, under the supervision of the golf course superintendent or assistant golf course superintendent, is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the golf course irrigation system(s). The irrigation specialist is required to report any irregularities in course turf quality to the superintendent or assistant superintendent.

Functions

  • Oversees the completion of work assignments by crew members and assists with field decisions regarding job procedures, work standards and machinery use.
  • Enforces safe working conditions with all job assignments and is responsible for instructing staff on proper equipment use and work methods.
  • Supervises special projects and labor crews.
  • Manages the building maintenance program and improvement projects.
  • Reports golf course conditions and all disciplinary problems to the golf course superintendent or assistant golf course superintendent.
  • Opens the maintenance shop and runs operations in the absence of the golf course superintendent and assistant golf course superintendent.
  • Operates irrigation heads in dry areas needing additional water.
  • Monitors, inspects and cleans pumps, pump house and controllers.
  • Repairs the irrigation system, pipes and irrigation heads as needed.

Employment standards

  • Knowledge of tools, methods, and materials used in grounds construction, landscaped area maintenance work and building maintenance and improvement.
  • Proficiency in computer use, knowledge of Microsoft Office and other applications as specified by supervisor.
  • Ability to operate trucks and light motorized equipment.
  • Knowledge of agronomy, turfgrass science and the rules of golf.
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions.
  • Working knowledge of basic electricity and hydraulics related to an irrigation system, including automatic valves and controllers and various types of pumps and pumping systems.
  • Proven leadership capabilities.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license.

Position and Application

  • Full time year round
  • Start $15 – $17 per hour based on experience
  • Golfing privileges
Contact Anthony Lambert, CGCS via email: tonylambert@shakerrungolfclub.com

Miami Valley GCSA
PO Box 422
Powell, Ohio 43065

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