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Turf Equipment Technician


About Geneva National Golf Club
Featuring 54 holes of Legendary Golf designed by the masters, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Lee Trevino. All courses offer meticulously manicured bentgrass tees, fairways and greens, as well as five tee boxes offering a great golf experience for every level of player. Geneva National offers the chance to experience three of the best golf courses in Wisconsin at one club.

The Grounds Mechanic reports to Director of Grounds.  Oversees a comprehensive preventive maintenance program. This program includes the repair of failing equipment, keeping records of parts and labor needed to maintain each piece of equipment, and placing orders for parts and supplies needed for equipment or service. The equipment manager properly communicates any needs or problems relating to the maintenance or repair of equipment to the director of grounds and/or the superintendents. The mechanic places safety as a top priority and is responsible for maintaining a clean service area and maintenance building.

Experience Requirements

Minimum of 3 years Golf Course Mechanic preferred

• Inspects, diagnoses and repairs mechanical defects/failures in various golf course maintenance equipment including, diesel-, electric- and gasoline-powered automobiles, trucks, trenchers, sweepers, rollers, mowers, and other mechanical equipment used in utility work

• Instructs and/or trains golf course maintenance workers regarding preventive maintenance, and the proper cleaning of and safe operation of equipment with assistance of superintendents

• Prioritizes equipment repair and maintenance work

• Maintains a preventive maintenance program within budget on all equipment, and purchases repair parts and replacement supplies

• Keeps a complete set of records for equipment and parts inventory purchases, equipment conditions, costs of repairs and preventive maintenance for all equipment

• Spot checks equipment for performance on the course, frequently makes emergency repairs to equipment on the course, and services or supervises servicing of equipment prior to use

• Oversees maintenance of shop area

• Regulates employees' use of equipment in absence of superintendent and assistant superintendent, if needed, and performs other duties as directed by the superintendent


Special Requirements

Working knowledge of light and heavy maintenance equipment and automotive apparatuses.

• Skill in the use of a variety of equipment repair tools, and making of various types of mechanical repair

• Working knowledge of the theory, care, and operation of internal combustion engines and mowing equipment

• Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession

• Ability to diagnose mechanical troubles and determine appropriate maintenance work

• Ability to communicate effectively and keep business records

• Maintenance on beverage carts and other company vehicles outside the grounds department

• Assist in all departments if needed

• Snow removal for Paloma property and all contracts

• Follow instructions given by Director of Grounds

• Ability to work weekends and holidays

Job Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  •  401K program eligibility after one year of employment
  •  Company restaurant and hotel discounts
  •  Golfing privileges
  •  Personal and Vacation time off
  •  Potential Bonus
  • Uniforms

Date Job is Available


$60,000 to $80,000 per year

Overtime: No


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