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Golf Course Equipment Mechanic/Technician

Coosa Country Club Rome ,GA
  • Posted: August 11, 2014
  • $29,562 to $40,759 Yearly
  • Full-Time

Description

We are seeking an individual who enjoys working with others, a team player, hardworking, and has a desire to improve our Golf Course Operations. The individual must be a self-starter, able to work independently, productive, and focused on producing quality work results. This position mostly consists of Golf Course Equipment repair/preventative maintenance. Ability to accurately keep repair records, and part inventories is a must.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Inspecting, diagnosing and repairing mechanical defects or failures in various golf course maintenance equipment, including diesel and gasoline powered vehicles, mowers, rollers, sprayers and other mechanical equipment used in grounds maintenance

Prioritize equipment repairs based on the current needs to maintain the golf courses and schedule routine maintenance around necessary golf maintenance operations

Maintain a preventative equipment maintenance program within budget on all equipment

Maintain accurate records of all equipment repairs and services, to include the cost of repairs and preventative maintenance

Spot check the equipment as it is in use on the golf courses to assess the quality of cut and performance and make emergency repairs in the field as necessary

Monitor the parts inventory and order parts necessary to repair and maintain the equipment fleet with consideration to budget parameters

Oversee the maintenance of the turf maintenance facility and grounds

Instruct and / or train the turf maintenance staff on the preventative maintenance, proper cleaning and safe operation of all equipment.

Assist in the management of turf maintenance personnel, including but not limited to; personnel recruitment and selection, training, evaluation and discipline

Ensure quality and cleanliness standards are being adhered to, including but not limited to; employee hygiene and uniforms, equipment storage areas, shop areas, chemical and fertilizer storage areas, wash areas, restrooms and break areas

Assist in the development of the equipment maintenance budget and maintain controls to operate within budgetary constraints

Ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and OSHA rules and regulations relating to chemical and fertilizer storage and disposal, employee safety, public safety, etc.

Maintain knowledge of current and projected industry developments through continuous attention to industry periodicals and participation in relevant trade associations and organizations

Regulate employees use of equipment in the absence of the Superintendent or Assistant Superintendents and Perform other activities and duties as directed by the Superintendent

 



Requirements

Candidates should have:


A working knowledge of light and heavy golf maintenance equipment and automotive apparatuses

A working knowledge of the theory, care and operation of internal combustion engines and mowing equipment

The ability to diagnose mechanical and electrical issues and determine the appropriate steps to perform repairs

The ability to schedule routine maintenance and be able to maintain equipment within the operating budget

A working knowledge of reel mowers and the ability to grind reels and bedknives as well as set up reels

Skill in the use of a variety of equipment repair tools and the making of various types of mechanical repairs

A working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession

The ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while performing equipment repairs

The ability to communicate effectively and maintain appropriate records

Knowledge of the game of golf and understand how job performance affects the playing conditions of a golf course


Experience Requirements:


Prefer individuals with small engine, automobile engine, or diesel engine mechanic experience. Engine Electrical system troubleshooting would be helpful. Special Requirements: Valid Driver's license  Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs  Hardworking and dedicated personality  Team player  Ability to pass a background check

Coosa Country Club

Address

Rome, GA
30161 USA

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