The position of Director of Equipment Maintenance is a unique opportunity to collaborate with a supportive management team to build an organized and effective equipment maintenance operation from the ground up. This position will provide a select candidate with clear goals and standards, the support and training to achieve them, and a healthy environment to allow continuous growth and success.
Our fleet at VCC consists primarily of newly leased Toro golf equipment, John Deere tractors, and recent model Bernhard grinders. The Director of Equipment Maintenance will also have the support of one Course Mechanic, whom he/she will direct and supervise to accomplish department goals.
Utilizes procedures, organization, and a desire to continue to learn new skills in order to promote sustainable excellence in equipment maintenance
Inspects, diagnoses, and repairs mechanical defects in various golf course maintenance equipment including diesel, electric, and gasoline-powered vehicles and other mechanical equipment used in utility work
Maintains a preventive maintenance program for all equipment
Creates schedules and directs mechanics to achieve daily departmental goals
Ensures all in-service equipment is operational and safe for daily use
Repairs and adjusts cutting mechanisms on various mowing equipment
Prioritizes equipment repair and maintenance work
Maintains accurate records of repairs and preventive maintenance
Checks performance of and makes timely repairs to equipment on the course
Maintains a clean, safe and orderly work environment
Complies with OSHA safety standards and practices
Other duties as assigned by the supervisor/manager or other management of the Club
3-5 years mechanical experience with gasoline, diesel, and electric powered equipment, using standard mechanical repair tools
Must interact positively with coworkers, management and others on our VCC team
Must be committed to learning and the continual process of improvement
Working knowledge of the proper methods of servicing golf course equipment, and the repair and adjustment of power mowing equipment.
Skilled in the use of a variety of equipment repair tools and the making of various types of mechanical repairs
Ability to diagnose mechanical deficiencies and determine appropriate maintenance work
Experience in spin grinding reels and back-lapping bedknives
Working knowledge of the theory, care, and operation of internal combustion engines and mowing equipment.
Must be self-motivated and able to complete tasks without direct supervision
Possess ability to use basic computer functions such as internet and email
Possess ability to read and analyze schematics, service manuals, and other documents
Possess ability to read and write in the English language. Spanish language skills a plus
Ability to move heavy objects
Possess a valid driver’s license
Additional Salary Information: Salary dependent upon experience and training
About Virginia Country Club
Founded in 1909, Virginia Country Club is a historical and exclusive private club located in Long Beach, CA. Virginia Country Club’s design was primarily conceived by A.W. Tillinghast and William P. Bell and has undergone several restorations, most recently in 2015. The club is in an exciting period of growth and improvement focused on improving the facility, our operations, and procedures.