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Equipment/Shop Manager

By Shadow Wood Country Club, Bonita Springs, Florida,

Shadow Wood  is a 54 hole private country club located in Bonita Springs, Florida.  The lead Mechanic/Shop Manager, is a full-time Hourly position for our 18 hole location in Fort Myers.  They will report to the Equipment manager and golf course superintendants.  The candidate must have a strong work ethic, be organized and an efficient time manager.  The candidate must be able to keep the shop neat, clean and be able to delegate to the mechanic.  The candidate will oversee the daily equipment operations, preventative maintenance, manage the shop and sometimes perform other tasks that might not be equipment related.  The candidate will be required to keep a safe work area and organized parts room.

Educational Requirements

High School/GED

Experience Requirements

Minimum: Four years of golf course equipment maintenance experience.
Preferred: Multiple years as Lead Equipment Technician in the golf course industry.

Special Requirements

Attention to detail and organization are foundational to success in this position. 

Qualified applicants display abilities to:
Display expertise in maintaining, trouble-shooting, and correcting quality of cut.
Proficiently manage the daily operations of the shop ensuring timely sharpening of cutting units, equipment repairs, and preventative maintenance. 
The ability to plan ahead, and communicate with the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents is key to the success of this position.  
Maintain and correct issues with all machines used in golf course maintenance. Including but not limited to: small engines, diesel engines, tractors, all sizes and types of reel and rotary mowers, gas and electric utility vehicles, hydraulics, sprayers, rollers, bobcat, forklift, topdressers, and aerators. 
Ability to effectively communicate with and direct staff to properly operate and care for equipment. Will have the full support and help of the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents. 
Develop and maintain a comprehensive preventative maintenance plan for the fleet of maintenance machines.  
Ability to manage a well-funded R&M budget, in addition to inventory of parts and supplies. Purchasing responsibilities include all parts and supplies needed for equipment maintenance, Equipment Technician PPE’s, supplies for shop R&M, gas and diesel fuel.  
Maintain records of repairs and preventative maintenance. 
Repair bays and parts room must be clean, orderly, and safe at all times. 
Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Additionally, must display leadership through arriving on time daily, a good work ethic, and time management. 

This is a great opportunity for an Equipment Technician / Shop Manager to display their skills and abilities within a positive management team that is continually looking to improve. 

Job Benefits

After 90 days: Paid vacation, sick time, health, dental, and vision insurance
After 1 year: 401
Paid continuing education opportunities 
A positive work environment 

Date Job is Available



Job Application Instructions

please send resume to jwiersma@shadowwoodcc.com