Under the supervision of the Golf Course Superintendent, John Stach, the Head Mechanic will assist/and or work independently in the repair and maintenance of all equipment, produce paperwork necessary to ensure proper documentation and provide accurate record keeping. The Head Mechanic will comprehend the total functions of the maintenance facility and be able to work efficiently and independently and, in the absence of the Golf Course Superintendent oversee the equipment shop operation.
Position requires the individual to maintain flexible availability, will work weekends and holidays and may be required to return to the job site at odd hours under emergency situations.
John Stach (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This position must possess the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written/oral instructions and the ability to deal with problems involving variables in standardized situations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Requires a minimum of 2 years of experience in golf course mechanics.
Requires working knowledge and proficiency in operation and repair of all types of golf course equipment including diesel and gasoline engines, electric motors and systems, hydraulic systems theory and repair, automotive type vehicles, cooling systems, mower reel and bedknife sharpening tools and techniques.
Requires the ability to read, troubleshoot and correctly interpret electrical and hydraulic schematics.
Requires a general knowledge of and/or the ability to play the game of golf and understand how job performance affects the playing conditions of the golf course.
Basic knowledge of agronomy but not required
The individual must have the ability to read and comprehend instructions. They must also have the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
Requires a valid State of Florida Drivers License.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The position requires work to be performed in indoor and outdoor environments. Indoor activities include sitting or standing for long periods of time, reading writing and verbal communication and operating office equipment. Exposure to variable and sometimes adverse weather conditions and active physical work involving lifting 50-60 pounds, carrying, pushing, stooping and reaching are required. The individual must be able to work long hours.