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Irrigation Technician-Grounds

Posted August 4, 2020

Horseshoe Bay Resort
Horseshoe Bay, TX
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JOB OVERVIEW:

The Irrigation Technician is responsible for the programming, operation, inspection, maintenance and repair of the irrigation and drainage systems as directed. In addition, the Irrigation Technician must also be able to perform all the requirements of the Greenskeeper or Groundskeeper and Equipment Operator positions as assigned and directed by the supervisor.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Be involved in the application of irrigation to all irrigated areas as directed.
  • Hand-water or operate irrigation heads in dry areas needing additional water as necessary.
  • Advise supervisor of irrigation stations requiring time adjustments to maintain proper soil moisture.
  • Inspect the irrigation system daily for proper operation.
  • Repair all pipes, fittings, valves, wires, controllers and heads as needed.
  • Maintain parts and material inventory and submit purchase requests to the supervisor.
  • Perform all preventive maintenance on the irrigation and drainage systems.
  • Install additional irrigation or drainage as directed by the supervisor.
  • Report all malfunctions or failures to the supervisor immediately.
  • Clean and return all equipment and materials to their designated area upon completion of assignment on a daily basis.
  • Clean and maintain irrigation storage areas.
  • Assist in orientation and training of the Foreman on the operation and layout of the irrigation system including isolation valves, controllers, programming, piping, fittings, sprinkler heads, repairs, preventive maintenance, water transfer systems, water quality ponds, etc.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum age requirement - 21 years
  • A minimum of one-year experience in grounds maintenance or irrigation installation, maintenance and repair is required.
  • High School diploma or equivalent General Education Degree (GED) is required.
  • College degree preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to meet the requirements of driver insurability as established by the insurance carrier.
  • Encourage obtaining and retaining a valid Texas pesticide irrigator license.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Basic knowledge of agronomy, engineering, and grounds maintenance as related to irrigation and drainage.
  • Mechanical aptitude and basic working knowledge of electricity, hydraulics, automatic heads, valves, controllers and pump stations.
  • High degree of good common sense and math skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and able to follow instructions.
  • Working knowledge of safe and efficient mechanical operation of tractors and other motorized equipment to perform assigned duties.
  • Resident, member and guest sensitivity.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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About this Employer

Horseshoe Bay Resort

200 Hi Circle North
Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

(830) 598-2511

400 Room Resort

www.hsbresort.com

Our Resort

Resting along the shores of Lake LBJ, Horseshoe Bay Resort's upscale, lifestyle vacation destination, puts you just a short drive from Austin and San Antonio. The picture-perfect Texas Hill Country scenery inspires you to unwind in modern rooms, suites and villas, many with views of the lake. Taste creative local cuisine at our restaurants, play a round on three championship golf courses and enjoy fun family activities, from boating to tennis. Say "I do" with a romantic lakeside wedding, indulge with a day at our resort spa, or host an intimate celebration in one of our scenic outdoor venues.