Under the direction of the Director of Grounds and Golf Course Operations and the Equipment Technician, the Assistant Equipment Technician at Kenwood Country Club works in the repairing and maintenance of various gasoline and diesel-powered golf maintenance equipment. The Assistant Equipment Technician also assists in maintaining a clean service area and maintenance building, contributes to a preventative maintenance program, and warrants safety procedures as a top priority.
Communicates any needs or problems relating to maintenance or repair of equipment with the Equipment Technician.
Inspects diagnoses, adjusts and repairs mechanical defects/failures in various pieces of golf course maintenance equipment on a regular basis.
Works with Equipment Technician to prioritize equipment repair and maintenance work
Sets up and modifies new equipment as needed.
Repairs and adjusts engines and cutting mechanisms on various heavy and light mowing equipment.
Keeps maintenance equipment fueled, oiled and inspected; and performs related tasks as required.
Keep up with preventative maintenance schedule, i.e. oil, grease, air, gas, etc.
Inspect equipment on course.
Perform other duties as assigned
Valid Driver’s License and possibly a Commercial Driver’s License.
Requires a working knowledge of the general operation of gasoline, diesel and electric powered equipment, the proper methods of servicing golf course equipment, and the repair and adjustment of power mowing equipment.
Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, division).
Requires a mechanical ability; ability to use common mechanical tools.
Requires the ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with other employees and the public.
Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
Requires assisting in a clean and well-organized parts inventory room.
Requires adhering to proper recycling and/or disposal of various oils, compounds and other fluids (antifreeze, oil filters, etc.)
Requires assisting in an effective, daily inspection of golf course maintenance equipment.
Position will be required to work a varied schedule that may include evenings, nights, and week-ends
High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) preferred.
One-year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include but not limited to: Medical, Dental, Vision, matching 401K Paid Vacation, Paid education
About Kenwood Country Club
Kenwood Country Club opened in 1930 as is one of only a few clubs in America that is over 90 years of age and has 36 holes. Kenwood is one of only 20 of the 36-hole golf club group that has hosted a major national tournament: the 1933 U.S. Amateur, the Western Open in 1954, and the U.S. Women’s Open Championship in 1963. Since these very early days, our Club established itself as the premier, private, and family-oriented county club in this part of the Midwest. The overall character and competency of the Club has sustained extraordinary excellence with unflinching commitment to get better – every single day. Kenwood separates from the pack by offering the highest quality hospitality standards and exemplary service, while also offering a family-friendly variety of activities and amenities attractive to every age of member.
Kenwood's amenities include two 18-hole championship golf courses, clay and hard tennis courts, platform tennis courts, state-of-the-art fitness facility, a heated zero-entry and competition-size swimming pool with diving well, award winning dining facilities and social activities for all ages. Providing activities and amenities that cater to all members is our goal and providing them with excellence is our passion.