Club Head Mechanic
Basic Function: Oversees a comprehensive preventative maintenance program, including 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 service.
- Inspects, diagnosis 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.
- Prioritizes equipment repair and maintenance work.
- Maintains a preventative 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 preventative 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 employee’s use of equipment in absence of superintendent and assistant superintendent, if needed and performs other duties as directed by the superintendent.
- Communicates any needs or problems relating to maintenance or repair of equipment.
- Schedules and directs the work assignments of the Assistant Mechanic.
- Responsible for maintaining a clean service area and maintenance building.
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 owing equipment. Working knowledge of hazards and safety precautions of the profession. 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. Possession of a valid driver’s license, possibly a commercial driver’ license (CDL). Safety sensitive position.
Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds
20% Kneeling or bending
Hearing & manual dexterity
Ability to work in all types of weather conditions
Ability to drive golf cart or utility vehicle