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Turf Equipment Technician


Key Responsibilities of the Head Mechanic:
  • Maintains a preventative maintenance program on all equipment, purchases repair parts and replacement supplies.
  • Reviews expenses and purchases with department manager for approval.  Places orders for parts/supplies as needed for equipment or service and tracks expenses and inventories for budget purposes.
  • Inspects, adjusts, diagnoses and repairs mechanical defects in many types of golf course maintenance equipment.
  • Performs mower grinding/sharpening, performs general overhaul of motors, reels, install and adjusts braking systems.
  • Performs machining or welding work in making fittings used in repair of maintenance equipment.
  • Maintains records of preventative maintenance, repairs made, parts ordered.
  • Maintains up-to-date working knowledge of light and heavy construction and maintenance equipment and automotive apparatus. Skilled in the use of a wide variety of equipment repair tools and in the making of various types of mechanical repairs.
  • Diagnoses mechanical troubles and schedules appropriate preventative maintenance work.
  • Helps to control costs and expenses in the maintenance of the equipment fleet relating to parts purchases, inventory levels, service work, fuel inventories and related items.
  • Incorporates safe work practices in job performance.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Educational Requirements

  • Certificate from college or technical.

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of three (3) years head mechanic or assistant mechanic experience.

Special Requirements

  • Valid Driver’s License, Mechanics Certificate from Gas and Diesel Engine Training.
  • Regular and reliable.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.
  • Must have own set of tools.

Job Benefits

  • Lunches
  • Health, Dental, and Life Insurance
  • PTO
  • Uniforms
  • 401K
  • Continuing Education/Seminars
  • GCSAA Membership

Date Job is Available


$65,000 to $80,000 per year

Overtime: No

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