Field Technician

About Us
J&D Turf is a full-service sports turf consulting, construction, renovation, maintenance, and distribution firm located in Indianapolis, Indiana. J&D Turf is uniquely positioned to service the sports turf industry throughout the Midwest. We are interested in hiring a new field technician for our growing sports turf division in the St Louis area. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about the sports turf industry, hardworking and eager to learn new skills in the field.

Education and Experience:
• Associates degree in Sports Turf Management, Golf Course Management, or related field of study
• Two years related experience or
• Equivalent combination of education and experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Ability to perform mound, plate, and infield skin construction and renovation on softball and baseball diamonds
• Ability to aerify, topdress, and seed both new and existing turf
• Ability to spread granular fertilizer and perform liquid spray applications
• Ability to learn in both direct and self-guided manors. Must be able to quickly master field construction and laser grading techniques.
• Ability to complete physical labor and activities for up to 12 hours daily
• Ability to professionally interact with customers on site
• Knowledge of safe operational practices for both field and warehouse equipment
• Working knowledge of the turfgrass sciences
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Specifically Word and Excel.
• Time management skills

Responsibilities:
• Assist field chief in daily activities at same or separate job sites
• Keep daily records of work performed
• Load and unload trailers used at jobsites daily
• Maintain and service field and warehouse equipment
• Keep records of maintenance and service on equipment
• Communicate with entire organization via e-mail
• Successfully perform all tasks listed in project calculators

Job Expectations:
• Willingness to travel long distances and work long hours in various weather conditions at the discretion of your supervisor
• Ability to work on weekends and stay over night at job-sites when necessary
• Obtain and maintain state appropriate applicator license *paid for by J&D Turf
• Class A CDL license or
• Valid driver’s license, good driving record and ability to obtain an Indiana Class A CDL license *paid for by J&D Turf

To apply:
Please send a letter of interest, resume, and name and contact information of three (3) references to:
Michelle Hancock michelleh@j-dturf.com
Benefits:
Annual compensation $ 40,000 – $ 50,000/Yr, based on experience.
Health Insurance
Vision
Dental
Health Savings Account
401k
Website: www.j-dturf.com
Blog: janddturf.blogspot.com

To apply for this job email your details to michelleh@j-dturf.com