About the Team:
The San Francisco Giants Baseball Club seeks to add the role of Manager, Fleet and Irrigation to our Player Development Department. You will enjoy being part of an iconic franchise in the Sports world and get to experience a company that believes in small teams for maximum impact; that strives to balance work and home life, that understands that this is a marathon, not a sprint; that continuously and purposefully builds an inclusive culture where everyone is able to do and be the best version of themselves.
About the Role:
The San Francisco Giants is looking for a Manager of Fleet and Irrigation, where you will have the unique opportunity to service and maintain the fleet of equipment that supports the maintenance of the professional playing surfaces at our minor league training grounds in Phoenix, AZ. You will be responsible for irrigation troubleshooting and repair as it relates to the pump and valve systems to ensure efficient use of our water. The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to provide preventative maintenance for our fleet of equipment and diagnose equipment related issues as needed in the field to provide a clear path to keeping our operation moving forward. This role reports to the Sr. Manager of Minor League Field Operations. This position will be located at our brand-new Spring Training Facility in Phoenix, AZ.
You're Excited About This Opportunity Because.....
You’re thorough that all equipment is properly maintained through preventative maintenance practices.
You’re capable of performing major and minor repairs to keep turf and equipment fleet moving.
You’re able to conduct daily adjustments on reel mowers, performs sharpening and grinding as needed.
You can track inventory with spending related to equipment repair.
You’re diligent with detailed record keeping of maintenance practices and have the ability to work with manufacturers on warranty claims when required.
You’re capable of building and fabricating parts or material necessary to promote operational efficiencies.
You maintain a clean and orderly repair shop.
You can safely operate all equipment in the fleet.
You’re willing to participate in group project-based work when needed (i.e. overseed/ aerification/ topdressing/ verticutting/ irrigation repair).
We're Excited About you Because...
You believe there’s always a solution.
You’re task oriented and know that the difference is in the details.
You believe there’s always ways to improve.
You are an authentic, inspiring and positive team member.
You believe “That’s the way we’ve always done it” isn’t necessarily the best way to do it.
5 years of general mechanic experience in the turf industry.
Considerable knowledge of the methods, practices, materials and tools specific to the mechanical repair of turf equipment.
Knowledge of both gasoline and diesel engine components.
Ability to inspect and diagnose mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic defects on turf related equipment.
Experience in reel grinding maintenance.
Ability to lift heavy equipment and material (75-100lbs).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficient in MS Office.
Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot issues related to Rain Bird valves.
Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot pump faults, perform basic repairs to keep irrigation system operational. Capable of welding as well as copper fitting repairs.
Valid Arizona Driver License.
Ability to develop effective and collaborative working relationship.
Ability to work extended hours during spring training. Nights, weekends and holidays as required.
Consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
About the Giants
One of the oldest teams in Major League Baseball, the San Francisco Giants are dedicated to enriching our community through innovation and excellence on and off the field. This past decade, the organization has won three World Series Championships, made four playoff appearances and thrown four no-hitters. Off the field, the Giants have become internationally-renowned as a host to entrepreneurial and premier entertainment events. Celebrating over 60 years in San Francisco, the organization is entrenched in the Bay Area community as the Giants work with corporate and non-profit partners to raise awareness, educate and generate interest in a variety of issues important to both their fans and the local community.
We are truly unique; we are an organization committed to your growth, your learning, your development and your entire employee experience. We only win when our employees succeed and we're dedicated to helping you develop your strengths. We have a cultural foundation built on diversity, innovation and teamwork and we want you and your ideas to thrive at the San Francisco Giants.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
At the Giants, we strive to foster an inclusive work environment that encompasses the rich diversity of the San Francisco Bay Area, the place we call home. We welcome all people and are committed to creating an inclusive community built on a foundation of respect for all individuals. We seek to hire, develop and retain talented people from all backgrounds. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunities to excel.
Individuals from non-traditional backgrounds, historically marginalized or underrepresented groups strongly encouraged to apply. If you are not sure that you’re 100% qualified, but up for the challenge - we want you to apply.
At the Giants, we believe we put our best work forward when our employees bring together ideas that are diverse in thought. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition or disability, genetic condition, marital status, domestic partnership status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status and any other protected class under federal, state or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability or special need, we would like to know how we can better accommodate you.