Irrigator 1, Golf Maintenance

J.F. Shea Truckee , CA 96160

Posted 3 months ago

Schaffer's Mill

Whether it's playing an incredible round of golf, dining at our brand-new restaurant, The Sawyer, skiing the powdered slopes of nearby Northstar, or spending time on Lake Tahoe, it's the perfect starting point for a lifetime of memories. It offers an incredible four-season family community where friends gather, celebrate, and enjoy each other's company. Where the word "community" means more.

Where: Set between historic Truckee & stunning Lake Tahoe, California

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Irrigator 1 is a member of the Golf Course Maintenance Team and supports the maintenance of the irrigation system for the golf course and common grounds, and works with the Irrigator 2 and/or the Irrigation Manager. This position reports to the Irrigation Manager.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform daily irrigation operations, as assigned by the Irrigation Manager or Irrigator 2; maintain open communication about daily water requirements, daily irrigation run times, the work schedule, and operational challenges.

  • Be proactive in anticipating water requirements according to weather and plant needs.

  • Assist the Irrigation Manager and Irrigator 2 in daily, monthly, and annual data collection to create records for water, fertigation, and use of water enhancement products.

  • Work in a safe manner and use all personal protective equipment (safety gear) assigned.

  • Be aware of safety requirements and report unsafe conditions or accidents to supervisor.

  • Work with others on the irrigation team to implement a thorough preventative maintenance program for all system components.

  • Maintain and clean all equipment daily; identify and correct performance problems and make repairs and adjustments or report necessary equipment repairs to the mechanic or supervisor.

  • Help to maintain up-to-date as-built and databases.

  • Perform daily vehicle refueling and reloading of materials.

  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Must be highly customer oriented and responsive with high need for closure.

  • Able to work under pressure and balance multiple priorities and assignments.

  • Strong team-building skills including the ability to lead, cooperate, and motivate.

  • Must be role model and able to live our BlueStar core values:

  • Honesty and Integrity

  • Respect for the Individual

  • Teamwork

  • Competitive Spirit

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • One year golf course maintenance experience preferred.

  • Has a basic understanding of the game of golf and understand the need for attention to quality while working as an Irrigator to create optimal playing conditions.

  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus.

  • Ability to gain, and demonstrate, a thorough working knowledge of irrigation system components, including clean up.

  • Ability to gain an understanding of reading, analyzing, and interpreting as-built, reports, labels, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), and regulatory documents.

  • Ability to identify and learn to correct performance problems and complete repairs and adjustments to system components, including heads, valves, pumps, pipe, wire, tubes, fittings, pump house, computer operation system, filters, water enhancement system, fertigation, valve boxes, quick couplers, and controllers.

  • Willingness to learn new skills.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Ability to communicate positively and effectively with team members and supervisors about job tasks and responsibilities.Contribute to a productive work environment by maintaining a good attitude with coworkers and the public.

  • Must be willing to accept responsibility for tasks, actions, and decisions; ability to make good decisions based on sound judgement.

  • Must be able to consistently achieve high work standards; attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness a must.

  • Attend educational seminars to stay current with leading technology, as requested.

  • This position requires a flexible schedule to include evenings and weekend.

  • Valid driver's license may be required to operate some vehicles.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This position works in an outdoor environment.

  • There may be frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts and outdoor weather conditions.

  • Outdoor environments may require variable terrain while carrying equipment and navigating typical golf course obstacles, including, but not limited to, water, plants, and the natural landscape. The employee may be exposed to hazards including, but not limited to, cuts, slipping, tripping, and falls.

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to Arizona desert wildlife such as snakes, scorpions, spiders, bobcats, javelinas, etc.

  • There may be occasional exposure to precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but can vary depending on the equipment or machines used.

  • Employees are required to wear all assigned personal protective equipment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • This position may be very active and may require standing and walking for the duration of a shift, sitting and driving, lifting, pushing, digging, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing, using hands to fingers, touching and holding, and reaching with hands and arms; regularly required to speak and hear.

  • The employee must be able to lift and/or move items up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

BLUESTAR RESORT & GOLF IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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