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Assistant Equipment Technician

By Summitpointe Golf Club, Milpitas, California,

Phil San Diego, 1500 Country Club Drive, Milpitas, California, 95035, Telephone: 408 368 6341

Position Overview:

Under the direction of the Golf Course Superintendent, the Assistant Mechanic at Summitpointe Golf Club works in the repair and maintenance of various gasoline and diesel-powered golf maintenance equipment. The Assistant Mechanic also assists in maintaining a clean service area and maintenance building, contributes to a preventative maintenance program, and warrants safety procedures as a top priority. 

Responsibilities:

  • Communicates any needs or problems relating to maintenance or repair of equipment with the Superintendent.
  • Inspects diagnoses, adjusts and repairs mechanical defects/failures in various pieces of golf course maintenance equipment on a regular basis.
  • Works with Superintendent to prioritize equipment repair and maintenance work
  • Sets up and modifies new equipment as needed.
  • Repairs and adjusts engines and cutting mechanisms on various heavy and light mowing equipment.
  • Keeps maintenance equipment fueled, oiled and inspected; and performs related tasks as required.
  • Keep up with preventative maintenance schedule, i.e. oil, grease, air, gas, etc.
  • Inspect equipment on course.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Educational Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) preferred.
  • One-year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training preferred.

Experience Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s License and possibly a Commercial Driver’s License. 
  • Requires a working knowledge of the general operation of gasoline, diesel and electric powered equipment, the proper methods of servicing golf course equipment, and the repair and adjustment of power mowing equipment.
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, division).
  • Speak / write in English and have the ability to understand and follow oral and written direction
  • Requires a mechanical ability; ability to use common mechanical tools.
  • Requires the ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with other employees and the public.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
  • Requires assisting in a clean and well-organized parts inventory room.
  • Requires adhering to proper recycling and/or disposal of various oils, compounds and other fluids (antifreeze, oil filters, etc.)
  • Requires assisting in an effective, daily inspection of golf course maintenance equipment.
  • Position will be required to work a varied schedule that may include evenings, nights, and week-ends.
  • Reliable and predictable attendance is required.
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions; skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards.

Job Benefits

401k

Holidays

Sick leave

Paid holidays

Date Job is Available

Salary

Commensurate to experience

Job Application Instructions

Please email careers@summitpointegolf.com


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