Coosa Country Club
  • 23-Aug-2017 to 22-Oct-2017 (MST)
  • Ground Maintenance
  • Rome, GA, USA
  • Full Time

We are seeking an individual who enjoys working with others, a team player, hardworking, and has a desire to learn all facets of Turf and Landscape Management. The individual must be a self-starter, able to work independently, stays productive, and focused on producing quality work results. This position mostly consists of Golf Course Equipment repair/preventative maintenance. Ability to accurately keep repair records, and part inventories is a must.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspecting, diagnosing and repairing mechanical defects or failures in various golf course maintenance equipment, including; diesel and gasoline powered vehicles, mowers, rollers, sprayers and other mechanical equipment used in grounds maintenance
  • Prioritize equipment repairs based on the current needs to maintain the golf courses and schedule routine maintenance around necessary golf maintenance operations
  • Maintain a preventative equipment maintenance program within budget on all equipment
  • Maintain accurate records of all equipment repairs and services, to include the cost of repairs and preventative maintenance
  • Spot check the equipment as it is in use on the golf courses to assess the quality of cut and performance and make emergency repairs in the field as necessary
  • Monitor the parts inventory and order parts necessary to repair and maintain the equipment fleet with consideration to budgetary parameters
  • Oversee the maintenance of the turf maintenance facility and grounds
  • Instruct and / or train the turf maintenance staff on the preventative maintenance, proper cleaning and safe operation of all equipment.
  • Assist in the management of turf maintenance personnel, including but not limited to; personnel recruitment and selection, training, evaluation and discipline
  • Ensure quality and cleanliness standards are being adhered to, including but not limited to; employee hygiene and uniforms, equipment storage areas, shop areas, chemical and fertilizer storage areas, wash areas, restrooms and break areas
  • Assist in the development of the equipment maintenance budget and maintain controls to operate within budgetary constraints
  • Assist in the development of and implementation of the turf operator's manual
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable state and federal laws and OSHA rules and regulations relating to chemical and fertilizer storage and disposal, employee safety, public safety, etc.
  • Maintain knowledge of current and projected industry developments through continuous attention to industry periodicals and participation in relevant trade associations and organizations
  • Regulate employees use of equipment in the absence of the Superintendent or Assistant Superintendents and Perform other activities and duties as directed by the Superintendent

 

Candidates should have:

  • A working knowledge of light and heavy golf maintenance equipment and automotive apparatuses
  • A working knowledge of the theory, care and operation of internal combustion engines and mowing equipment
  • The ability to diagnose mechanical and electrical issues and determine the appropriate steps to perform repairs
  • The ability to schedule routine maintenance and be able to maintain equipment within the operating budget
  • A working knowledge of reel mowers and the ability to grind reels and bedknives as well as set up reels
  • Skill in the use of a variety of equipment repair tools and the making of various types of mechanical repairs
  • A working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession
  • The ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while performing equipment repairs
  • The ability to communicate effectively and maintain appropriate records
  • Knowledge of or the ability to play the game of golf and understand how job performance affects the playing conditions of a golf course

Experience Requirements: Prefer individuals with small engine, automobile engine, or diesel engine mechanic experience. Engine Electrical system troubleshooting would be helpful. Special Requirements: Valid Driver's license  Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs  Hardworking and dedicated personality  Team player  Ability to pass a background check

High School Diploma/GED required 

Typical Schedule:     Monday Thursday        7:30-3:30

                                    Friday                           7:00-1:30

                                    Saturday                       6:30-10:30

 

Benefits after 60 days include:

  • Health/Dental Insurance
  • Paid Major Holidays
  • 401K after 6 months
  • PTO/Vacation days
  • Lunches provided 4 days per week
  • Golfing privileges most Mondays after work
  • Uniforms provided
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