The equipment manager reports to the golf course superintendent and oversees a comprehensive preventive maintenance program. This program includes the repair of failing equipment, keeping records of parts 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 is also responsible for maintaining a clean service area.
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.
Prioritizes equipment repair and maintenance work.
Maintains a preventive maintenance program within budget on all equipment, and purchases repair parts and replacement supplies.
Keeps 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, makes emergency repairs to equipment on the course, and services or supervises servicing of equipment prior to use.
Oversees the 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.
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.
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 records.
Job Type: Full-time