Related Titles: Maintenance Mechanic; Golf Course Mechanic; Mechanic
Reports to: Golf Course Director / Golf Course Superintendent
Supervises: No supervisory duties are typically included in this position.
Education and/or Experience
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
- Graduate of a vocational technical school or post-secondary training in small engine repair or mechanics.
- Four to six years of experience as a mechanic.
- Golf repair equipment experience.
Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations
- Able to repair and maintain all golf course equipment.
- Ability to perform required role in emergency situations.
Job Summary (Essential Functions)
- Repair and provide all required preventive maintenance on all equipment associated with Course Maintenance Department.
- Solely responsible for the quality of cut at the golf facility.
- Lubricates and services all course maintenance equipment.
- Inspects equipment for operating deficiencies.
- Inspects equipment daily to ensure that all cutting adjustments are perfect.
- Repairs and adjusts equipment.
- Maintains repair records on all equipment.
- Establishes and maintains safety procedures for using equipment.
- Performs general overhaul and other preventive maintenance on all equipment.
- Maintains blades of reel mowers.
- Maintains inventory of common equipment maintenance and repair parts.
- Undertakes body and fender work, fabrication, welding, troubleshooting and repairs to hydraulic and electrical systems.
- Communicates and reports any needs or problems relating to course equipment.
- Attends staff meetings.
- Ensure that all traffic lanes are kept clear.
- Performs other appropriate tasks assigned by the Golf Course Director / Golf Course Superintendent.
- Maintains the mechanic’s shop area in a clean, organized, and safe fashion daily.
- An interest in the game of golf is preferred.
Licenses and Special Requirements:
Physical Demands and Work Environment
- Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.
- Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
- Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
- Able to meet and perform the physical requirements and to work effectively in an environment which is typical of this position.
- Frequent lifting, bending, climbing, stooping and pulling.
- Frequent repetitive motions.
- Continuous standing and walking.
- May need to use some protective equipment, such as a respirator, gloves, earplugs, eye guards/visors, boots and hat.
If you are interested in the position and meet the requirements, please send your resume to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org