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Equipment/Shop Manager

By Cherry Creek Country Club, Denver, Colorado,

Lance Lauer, CGCS, 2405 S. Yosemite St., Denver, Colorado, 80231, Telephone: (303) 597-0393

The Equipment Manager reports directly to the Director of Grounds and/or Golf Course Superintendent. This position is responsible for the maintenance, repair, and management of all equipment associated with the golf course and landscape division. In addition, the position will ensure an excellent quality of cut on all mowing equipment at all times. Accurate and thorough record keeping, maintaining inventories, and communication with management is also expected from this position.

General Responsibilities:

  • Maintain all equipment and vehicles to manufacturers specifications
  • Troubleshoot and repair all equipment
  • Schedule all outside work to be performed on equipment that is not repaired on property
  • Maintain accurate, up to date, and complete records on all equipment
  • Instruct management and crew how to properly and safely maintain and operate equipment
  • Maintain fuel, oil, equipment, and part inventories
  • Maintain a high level of quality of cut at all times on all cutting equipment; including reel grinding
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organized shop and work environment at all times
  • Check that all equipment is operating properly at all times and that machines do not have any worn parts or worn hydraulic hoses
  • Schedule all necessary maintenance around mowing schedules and equipment usage
  • Prioritize all equipment maintenance and repair
  • Communicate with management to ensure all equipment is safe to use and available for daily and weekly tasks
  • Supervise, schedule, and train assistant equipment technician
  • Perform equipment evaluations
  • Perform, recommend, and assist Director of Grounds in equipment evaluations to determine equipment replacements

Educational Requirements

High school diploma/equivalent

Experience Requirements

1-3 years as a Golf Course Mechanic

Special Requirements

Employment Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of experience as Golf Course Mechanic
  • Must be well organized, motivated, a self-starter, and able to work in a fast-paced, high-energy environment
  • Must have a good attitude and be able to work well with others
  • Ability to safely perform all responsibilities
  • Working knowledge of small and large engines, reel mowers, hydraulics, electrical systems, diesel engines, and automobiles, and welding/fabrication
  • Ability to schedule and organize maintenance work to achieve the most efficient utilization of equipment with staff
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal direction
  • Must be able to lift at least 50lbs
  • Ability to work weekends and overtime as needed
  • Possession of a valid driver's license

Date Job is Available

Salary

$55,000 - $60,000, DOE

Job Application Instructions

Please email Cover Letter and Resume to llauer@cherrycreekcountryclub.com

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