Phil San Diego, 1500 Country Club Drive, Milpitas, California, 95035,
Telephone: 408 368 6341
Under the direction of the Golf Course Superintendent, the Assistant Mechanic at Summitpointe Golf Clubworks 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.
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
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.
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.