Sports Turf Technician Foreman Job at Landscaping by J. Michael, Boston, MA

  • Landscaping by J. Michael
  • Boston, MA

Job Description

NorthEast Sportsfield-Rec is seeking a Sports Turf Technician to build both natural and synthetic fields, layout, install dugouts,  pitching mounds, bases, batting tunnels, drainage/catch basins, fencing and other items such as playground equipment, irrigation installation and track surfacing a plus.  Oversee all construction and maintenance aspects for the project.    He/she will be responsible for the following specifications, ordering and scheduling of materials and subcontractors for both private and municipal projects in the Massachusetts and surrounding states.

Hours of operation are typically Monday-Friday.  Weekends may be required because of weather days or scheduling deadlines. 

Duties include, but are not limited to,

  • Plan the work schedule for the day and weeks ahead.
  • Work and provide instructions to a staff of 3 to 4 crew members.
  • Ensure work is being followed per specifications.
  • Check and track crew hours, fill out daily job reports and responsible for all Safety Requirements.
  • Coordinate with Owners or General Contractors.
  • Attend or conduct weekly job meetings in absence of the project manager.
  • Conduct weekly Safety meetings with crew.
  • Communication with clients on a weekly basis regarding the condition of the fields as well as any maintenance work that is scheduled
  • Other duties as assigned

Educational Requirements

High school diploma minimum.  Junior or 4 year college degree preferred.

Turfgrass Management or related degree preferred.

Experience Requirements

  • 3 years of experience in sports field installation or golf turf is required.
  • Ability to read plans and specifications
  • Working knowledge of laser equipment and machinery

Special Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, are required.
  • Valid Driver's License and a clean driving record are required.
  • Hoisting License preferred.
  • CDL Class A or Class B preferred.
  • DOT Medical card required.
  • OSHA 10 required or can obtain within 30 days of hire
  • Must be willing to travel and stay overnight up to 4 days at a time. (Company paid)

Job Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Simple IRA with a 3% match 
  • Annual Performance and Holiday Bonuses in addition to base pay salary
  • 10 days PTO
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Training and Expo’s to ASBA and SFMA Continuing Education Conferences.
  • Paid Training and Expo’s to Regional Continuing Education Conferences

Date Job is Available

By June 15, 2024


$40.00 to $70.00  (Prevailing Wage)

Job Application Instructions

E-Mail [email protected] with a resume, references, cover letter, and salary history.


Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, For contractors, For subcontractor, Gangs, Night shift, Weekend work, Monday to Friday,

Similar Jobs


Regional Visual Merchandiser, Mid-Atlantic Job at HUGO BOSS

 ...something unique. Become part of our team of more than 17.000 employees worldwide and shape your future at HUGO BOSS! Regional Visual Merchandiser, Mid-Atlantic HUGO BOSS Fashions, Inc. | Washington D.C. | United States | Full-time The Regional Visual... 

Technical Associates

Mechanical Process Engineer Job at Technical Associates

 ...We are seeking a Mechanical Process Engineer for our Marietta, GA branch location. Will function as a hands-on engineer providing process engineering expertise for project design, commissioning, and start-up.Requires travel to client sites for meetings, field inspections... 

Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.

Staff Geologist / Hydrogeologist Job at Geosyntec Consultants, Inc.

 ...Geosyntec has an exciting opportunity for a Staff Geologist / Hydrogeologist in our environmental practice in Las Vegas, Nevada . The position will have the opportunity to apply geologic and environmental science skills to projects involving contaminated site... 

LaBella Associates

Environmental Geologist / Scientist Job at LaBella Associates

 ...LaBella is currently planning to hire an Environmental Scientist / Geologist / Engineer in our growing, multi-disciplinary, Daphne, AL office...  ...firm's QA/QC policy. Requirements ~ B.S. degree in Geology, Environmental Science, or Engineering preferred. ~2-5... 

Restaurant Management Search

Marketing Manager Job at Restaurant Management Search

 ...real growth opportunity and open 1-2 locations annually. Bonus plan, benefits, and 401k+ company match included. Make your own schedule and work from home 90% of your work week. QUALIFICATIONS Minimum of 1 year Marketingexperience Highly motivated, self-directed...