Summary of Duties: Under basic supervision, the Golf Equipment Mechanic is responsible for maintaining and repairing golf course equipment and/or grounds maintenance equipment, and for operating various pieces of equipment on the course or park properties.
Examples of ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
- Makes repairs on all golf course and grounds maintenance equipment and vehicles.
- Inspect high usage equipment (reel and tee mowers, riding mowers, tractors, etc.); identifies any maintenance or repairs needed.
- Provides preventive maintenance on a regularly scheduled basis for all golf course and grounds maintenance equipment and vehicles.
- Golf course mechanic will regularly operate greens mower, tee mower, multi-gang reel mowers, greens aerifier, spikers, and reel grinders.
- Orders supplies and parts for equipment maintenance; picks up and stock supplies as needed.
- Maintains highly accurate computer-based records of parts used and current inventory; maintains secured parts storage area.
- Maintains highly accurate computer-based tracking system to record equipment maintained and repaired, parts/supplies used, and worker hours involved.
- May lead the work of other golf course or park operations employees.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Typical Decisions: The incumbent diagnoses malfunctions of equipment and determines appropriate inventory levels of parts and supplies needed.
Knowledge of: Maintenance and repair of a broad variety of mechanical equipment used for golf course and park grounds maintenance.
Skill in: Communicating effectively both verbally and in writing;
Education: High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Experience: Two (2) years of experience in the repair and maintenance of golf course and park grounds maintenance equipment.
Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above Minimum Qualifications is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements
Licenses and Certifications: Texas Class C driver’s license for golf course. Texas Class A CDL for park operations.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions: Must possess mobility to work in and around City parks, golf courses, and facilities, to operate a motor vehicle and drive on surface streets; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform light to medium physical work, to work in confined spaces and around machines, and to operate varied hand and power tools and equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned tools and equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, and reach when completing maintenance and repairs. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds, or heavier weights with the use of proper equipment.
Employees work in and around buildings and facilities and are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, mechanical, chemical, and electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required. The position also requires meeting the essential requirements of the Physical Demands and Working Conditions, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Please contact Paul Madewell at email@example.com
or apply through the City of Plano careers.plano.gov