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Equipment/Shop Manager

By Old York Road Country Club, Ambler, Pennsylvania,

Darren Farrar, 801 Tennis Avenue, Ambler, Pennsylvania, 19002, Telephone: 3362131130

Old York Road is a private country club located in Ambler, Pennsylvania which is 20 miles north of center city Philadelphia.   The Road was designed by William Gordon, who is a prominently known architect that worked under William Flynn, Donald Ross , Willy Park Jr. and Devereux Emmet early on in his career.   The club just invested in a half million dollar equipment lease package from Finch ( John Deere) last year.  We are also working towards a bunker renovation plan put together with Andrew Green.  

The equipment manager reports directly to the Golf Course Superintendent.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Inspect, diagnose, and repair mechanical problems in diesel, electric, and gasoline-powered equipment to manufacturer specifications
  • Precision-sharpen reel and rotary mowers
  • Install and adjust brakes, batteries, tires, and wiring; maintain safety interlock system
  • Maintain records for equipment maintenance, supplies used, description of repairs, and labor hours required for repairs
  • Keep records of equipment conditions and preventive maintenance schedules; check equipment for performance in the field
  • Service or supervise the service of equipment prior to use
  • Maintain clean and organized work/shop areas, assigned tools, and equipment
  • Recognize and implement proper safety precautions and procedures outlined by the GCM department and equipment manufacturers
  • Communicate regularly with other GCM supervisors regarding equipment and golf course maintenance activities 




Educational Requirements

Trade School or Technical school preferred but not required.

Experience Requirements

Previous golf course mechanic experience is required.  Must have basic computer skills.

Special Requirements

Would prefer someone with their own tools but not required.

Job Benefits

Medical, dental and vision insurance after 60-day probationary period.  401k after one year of employment. Uniforms, lunch, continuing education, golfing privileges.

Date Job is Available


$25-$30/hourly DOE

Job Application Instructions

Please send resume to dfarrar@oyrcc.com

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