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Sports Turf Technician (HR Title: Turf Technician) – (FAC00000193)

  • Full Time
  • Dallas, TX
  • $ 22.00/hr.

This role is an on-campus, in-person position.

This position is responsible for assisting in the daily operations of the Sports Turf Management department for Ford Football Stadium, Armstrong Indoor practice Field, Washburne Soccer and Track Stadium, Pettus Practice Field, track throwing field, and Intramural Field. Responsibilities include management practices including but are not limited to: turf repairs, painting lines and logos, fertilizing, chemical spraying, irrigation repairs, other cultural practices as needed, mowing turf athletic and Intramural fields, and game day set up for Ford Stadium, Wescott Field and Intramural Field.

Essential Functions:

  • Mowing: use of string line trimmer, edger, blower; zero turn mower, push mower and potentially fairway reel mowers.
  • Fertilizing, Aeration and Top dressing: flagging irrigation heads, thatch sweeping and cleanup, loading top dresser and sand cleanup.
  • Painting: mixing paint, preparing painter and cleaning after use, running string lines in preparation of painting, and potential use of painting sprayer.
  • Chemical Spraying: use of backpack sprayer for smaller applications.
  • Perform repairs and preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Irrigating: removing, replacing, adjusting irrigation heads; basic knowledge and use of irrigation controllers.
  • Seeding and sodding worn areas.
  • Other Duties as assigned: Use of grooming/sweeping synthetic turf, hand water localized dry spots when necessary, trash and debris removal.
  • Some evening and weekend work is required for scheduled work and emergency calls. Ability to work a flexible schedule. Must be available to work some weekends/holidays, as well as some soccer matches and all home football games.

To apply for this job please visit smu.taleo.net.