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Equipment/Shop Manager

Full-time

The Equipment Manager at Bellewood Country Club 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 superintendent. The equipment manager places safety as a top priority and is responsible for maintaining a clean service area and maintenance building.

Essential Responsibilities: 

 

  • Inspects, diagnoses and repairs mechanical defects/failures in various golf course maintenance equipment including, diesel-, electric- and gasoline-powered automobiles, trucks, 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.
  • 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 the shop area maintenance.
  • Regulates employees' use of equipment in absence of superintendent and assistant superintendent, if needed, and performs other duties as directed by the superintendent.
  • Conducts safety and equipment training.
  • When necessary, under the direction of Golf Course Superintendent, may be required to assist other club departments with mechanical repairs. 
  • Assist in winter snow removal process.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Educational Requirements

  • Associate degree or equivalent from 2 year college or technical school. 
  • 3 years of golf course mechanical experience.

Experience Requirements

  • Working knowledge of light and heavy maintenance equipment and automotive apparatuses.
  • Skill in the use of a variety of equipment repair tools, and the 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.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to move heavy objects.
  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while repairing equipment.
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical troubles and determine appropriate maintenance work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and keep business records.
  • Knowledge of and/or ability to play the game of golf and understand how job performance affects the playing conditions of the golf course.

Special Requirements

  • Possession of a valid driver's license.
  • Must be able to push, pull, and/or lift at least 50 lbs.

 

Working Conditions

The essential functions of this job are performed in both a shop environment and outside in various weather conditions, including extreme heat and cold.  On a daily basis, the essential functions of this job require incumbents to climb ladders, stoop, crouch, stand, and occasionally crawl into confined spaces.  Incumbents are exposed to intermittent loud noise, vibrations, dust, fumes, gases, smoke, grease, oils, and chemicals.  

 

Other

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job, work schedule, and/or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workloads, rush jobs, or technological developments).

Job Benefits

  • Vacation time
  • Golfing privileges
  • 401k (after 6 months)
  • Uniform
  • Lunch

Date Job is Available

Salary

$60,000 to $70,000 per year

Overtime: No

Job Application Instructions

Please send cover letter and resume to Jason Kahr: JKahr@bellewoodgolf.com


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