Troon Golf Head Irrigation Technician in Tucson, Arizona


La Paloma Country Club in Tucson, AZ is excited to announce the exceptional career opportunity of Irrigation Technician. Qualified candidates will thrive in a hospitality environment and be highly focused on providing superior service.

Key Responsibilities of the Head Irrigation Technician:

  • Establishes preventative maintenance program for the irrigation system including the lake re-circulation system and water features.

  • Determines wet and dry areas for adjustments of sprinkler heads.

  • Makes certain that all irrigation parts and tools are properly inventoried and stocked to minimize down time.

  • Maintains working knowledge of pump station maintenance requirements

  • Ensures proper operation, maintenance and repairs complex irrigation systems, including leaks on the distribution lines, valve risers, electrical system, computer and irrigation control wire.

  • Reports any serious irrigation breaks immediately to the 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.

  • Assists the Manager in interviewing, hiring, training, planning, assigning, and directing work, evaluating performance, rewarding, and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Assists in the management of department members that may include, but is not limited to: Irrigation Technicians.

  • Assures that effective orientation and training are given to each new associate. Assists in developing ongoing training programs.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications for the Head Irrigation Technician:

  • Certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination and experience.

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.

Other Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and speak English may be required in order to perform the duties of the job (e.g. the associates may be required to communicate with English speaking customers or co-workers, the manuals for the equipment the associates may use are in English).

Position: Head Irrigation Technician

Location: Tucson

Job Category: Agronomy/Landscaping