Pinebrook Golf and Country Club is hiring an Intern looking to grow within the company and industry. We are seeking a highly motivated individual that has completed turf schooling or is currently enrolled. Pinebrook is in the final stages of renovations utilizing Gary Browning as the architect. All greens are being rebuilt to USGA specifications and bunkers transitioned to Better Billy Bunker system. Some new tee complexes, irrigation,and drainage are also major aspects of the renovation. Interns will be instrumental in growing in greens from both seed and sod and gain valuable construction experience. Irrigation and spraying know-how are an asset, and we will assist and teach proper techniques to be successful.
· Physically fit and able to perform a variety of tasks with a positive attitude
· Currently enrolled or recent graduate of a turf grass program or related field
· All applicants must have a valid class 5 driver’s license and some form of transportation to the golf club
· Alberta Landscape Pesticide Applicator License or the ability to accrue
· Assist in completion of construction projects
· Operating light and heavy machinery
· Diagnosing and repairing irrigation problems
· Mixing and spraying
· Calibration and application of fertilizer
· Assist in team management and training of seasonal staff
· Work proficiently under the direction of the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents
· Work safely and take care of machinery and tools
Minimum Qualifications & Skills:
· The proven ability to successfully maintain equipment
· Past experience in maintaining the array of turf care equipment
· Post-secondary mechanical training
· Possess a valid driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record
· Light and heavy maintenance equipment
· Proper methods of servicing golf course equipment, and the repair and adjustment of power mowing equipment
· The theory, care, and operation of internal combustion engines and mowing equipment.
· Hazards and safety precautions of the job
· The game of golf and an understanding of how the Mechanic’s job performance affectsthe playing conditions of the golf course
· Successfully maintain equipment
· Work in a variety of weather conditions while repairing equipment, which includes being able to lift, push, or pull heavy objects
· Diagnose troubles and determine appropriate maintenance work.
· Communicate effectively and keep business records. Maintain a professional appearance
· Fully understand and be skillful in operating equipment used in the maintenance of golf course grounds.
· Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.
This is a seasonal position. Schedules will be organized and designed to provide a work/life balance.
Thank you for your interest. Only selected candidates will be contacted.