The responsibility of the Mechanic is to assist in maintaining the excellent playing condition of the golf course. The Mechanic will perform major and minor mechanical repairs on a variety of diesel and gasoline powered equipment under the general direction of the Superintendent.
Inspect, diagnose, and repair mechanical defects/failures in various golf course maintenance equipment including diesel, electric, and gasoline-powered, mowers, and other mechanical equipment used in utility work.
Instruct and/or train golf course maintenance workers regarding preventive maintenance, and the proper cleaning and safe operation of equipment.
Prioritize equipment repair and maintenance work.
Maintain a preventive maintenance program on all equipment.
Purchase repair parts and replacement supplies.
Spot check equipment for performance on the course, frequently make emergency repairs to equipment on the course, and services or supervises servicing of equipment prior to use.
Oversee shop area maintenance.
Operate large and small equipment.
Regulate employees’ use of equipment
Set heights and sharpen blades on the cutting units. Make cuts, welds and braze as needed in repairing equipment and mowing units
Price comparison on all related parts and materials before ordering
Maintain a clean shop area and keep it orderly and efficient
Maintain an adequate supply of parts through requisitions to the Purchasing Manager
Monitor gas and fuel levels in storage tanks
Assure proper disposal of all related hazardous materials
Perform other duties as directed by the superintendent/supervisor.
1-3 years Mechanic experience
Knowledge of small engine repair
Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely
Ability to inspect equipment and related component
Must be highly motivated, goal driven and self-starter
Must have the ability to follow verbal and written instructions
About Eagle Crest Golf Club
BCG is one of the largest privately owned golf course management companies in the U.S., with nearly 150 properties in 29 states. Headquartered in Reston, Va. – with regional offices across America – BCG has more than 25 years of results-driven expertise. The company specializes in full-service course management as well as assistance in specific segments of the golf business, including course and property maintenance, staffing and training, career growth, clubhouse operations, food and beverage, merchandising, golf instruction, marketing and public relations, special events and financial management.