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Assistant Equipment Technician

Lansdowne Resort
Leesburg, VA
  • Expired: October 14, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Details



An Assistant Equipment Technician reports to the golf course equipment technician, superintendent, and/or the assistant golf course superintendent and assists in the oversight of the comprehensive preventative maintenance program. This program includes the repair of failing equipment, keeping records of parts that need to be maintained and on each piece of equipment, and placing orders for parts and supplies needed for equipment or service. The assistant equipment tech properly communicates any needs or problems relating to the maintenance or repair of equipment to the equipment tech, superintendent, and/or the assistant superintendent. The assistant equipment tech places safety as a top priority and is responsible for maintaining a clean service area and maintenance building.

Typical functions:

  • Inspects, diagnoses, and repairs mechanical defects/failures in various golf course maintenance equipment including, diesel, electric, and gasoline-powered automobiles, trucks, trenchers, sweepers, rollers, mowers, and other mechanical equipment used in utility work
  • Instructs and/or trains golf course maintenance workers regarding preventative maintenance, and the proper cleaning of and safe operation of equipment
  • Prioritizes equipment repair and maintenance work
  • Maintains a preventative maintenance program within budget on all equipment and purchases repair parts and replacement supplies
  • Keeps a complete set of records for equipment and parts inventory purchases, equipment conditions, costs of repairs and preventative maintenance for all equipment
  • Spot checks equipment for performance on the courses, frequently makes emergency repairs to equipment on the course, and services or supervises servicing of equipment prior to use
  • Oversees the shop area maintenance

Employment Standards:

  • Working knowledge of light and heavy maintenance equipment and automotive apparatuses
  • Skill in the use of a variety of equipment repair tools and the making of various types of mechanical repair 
  • Working knowledge of the theory, care, and operation of internal combustion engines and mowing equipment
  • Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession
  • Ability to move heavy objects
  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while repairing equipment
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical troubles and determine appropriate maintenance work
  • Ability to communicate effectively and keep business records 


Lansdowne Resort


Leesburg, VA
20176 USA



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