An irrigation technician is responsible for maintaining proper irrigation on all grounds.


  • Designs, implements and maintains mechanical and electrical components of complex irrigation system
  • Repairs equipment associated with irrigation
  • Performs preventive maintenance on all equipment associated with irrigation
  • Maintains complete records on all equipment maintenance associated with irrigation
  • Trains and supervises staff assigned to irrigation responsibilities
  • Controls expenses associated with irrigation equipment and activities
  • Maintains inventory of parts needed for irrigation equipment
  • Irrigates all grounds as needed
  • Performs other ongoing course maintenance duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Diploma or certificate in turf management
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Experience and knowledge of irrigation system management
  • Experience and knowledge of irrigation equipment repairing and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for golf an asset
  • Welding and fabrication experience an asset
  • Pesticide Applicator certification an asset
  • Valid driver’s license

Possible Future Career Paths

  • Golf Course Equipment Technician
  • Equipment Maintenance Supervisor
  • Superintendent

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