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Equipment/Shop Manager


Job Title: Equipment Manager

Reports to: Director of Golf Course Maintenance

FLSA Category: Salary/Exempt Position

Compensation: $85,000 - $110,000 Base salary

Relocation: Relocation Assistance Available

Location: Escondido Golf & Country Club

9090 FM 2147

Horseshoe Bay, Texas 78657


About The Club:

Founded in 2006, Escondido is a timeless little hamlet of Mediterranean-style charm in the heart of Texas Hill Country. As one of the few luxury waterfront retreats in Texas, residents enjoy the best of Fazio golf and the beautiful, constant-level Lake Lyndon B. Johnson. In addition to a private golf course and the lake, the Club offers best-in-class amenities and services.

For more information on the Club, please visit their website: https://www.escondidotexas.com.


About the Course & Shop:

The Club’s course was designed by superstar architect Tom Fazio and has been consistently ranked in Texas’ top 10. It includes Champion Ultradwarf Greens, JaMur Zoysia Tees, Zeon Zoysia Fairways, and Roughs with JaMur Zoysia. The air-conditioned shop has a brand-new lift and room to work. All cutting units, sprayers, and vehicles are leased, with a four-year John Deere lease in its second year. Backhoes, tractors, and other larger equipment are owned.

Position Summary:

The Equipment Manager will be responsible for all equipment repair and maintenance, including the repair and maintenance of turf equipment and vehicle fleets, parts fabrication, managing the shop, parts and equipment inventory, and leading, managing, overseeing, training, and coaching the Assistant Equipment Technician. The Equipment Manager will be a self-motivated, enthusiastic, hands-on, positive leader, integrated with the agronomy team to produce championship golf conditions for Escondido’s members and guests.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Effectively maintain, diagnose, and repair all equipment in the fleet, including parts fabrication.
  • Lead, manage, oversee, train, and coach the Assistant Equipment Technician.
  • Develop, manage, and assist in the preventive maintenance program of equipment. 
  • Perform, assist, or oversee parts fabrication, including any cutting, folding, casting, forging, machining, shearing, punching, stamping, or welding.
  • Educate and ensure that all health, safety, and environmental regulations are known, understood, and practiced, including proper disposal of waste oils, tires, etc.
  • Establish and adjust daily, weekly, and monthly repair and maintenance schedules based on equipment requirements and course agronomic schedule.
  • Establish and maintain a complete and accurate record of equipment, liquids, parts, equipment conditions, repairs, and the costs of repairs and preventive maintenance.
  • Establish and maintain an organized, clean, and safe shop.
  • Perform daily course checks to ensure cut quality and proper operation of equipment.
  • Prepare, recommend, and manage the equipment budget, monitor costs and expenditures, identify variances, and recommend and implement corrective action as necessary.
  • Assist in the evaluation, selection, and purchasing/leasing of new turf and/or landscape equipment.


Experience, Skills, Abilities, Knowledge, and Education:

  • Ability to communicate professionally with staff, vendors, members, and guests.
  • Working knowledge of turf and landscape equipment maintenance and repair, including cutting units, hydraulic and electrical systems, and diesel and combustion engines.
  • Ability to fabricate parts, including cutting, folding, casting, forging, machining, shearing, punching, stamping, or welding.
  • Ability to read and follow manuals, understand preventive maintenance requirements and schedules, and repair equipment.
  • Have a basic understanding of the game of golf and the effects turf equipment has on the overall condition and playability of the game.
  • Understanding of managing a budget.
  • Ability to utilize computer software systems such as a purchase order system, excel, word, and a PM System.
  • Trade school, formal education or certifications in mechanical or electrical or related programs, or equivalent experience.
  • A GCSAA Certificate Program of Completion is a plus.

Club Benefits:

  • Participation in the Club’s group health benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k retirement plan with matching employer contribution.
  • Reasonable expenses paid for professional association dues to GCSAA and state/local chapter and regional and national educational/seminars, including travel expenses.
  • Personal Time Off

Date Job is Available


$85,000 to $110,000 per year

Overtime: No

Job Application Instructions

Please apply at the Triumph Group job portal

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