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Posted: Monday, November 20, 2017 8:17 AM


Educational Requirements:
Position requires a high school education (or equivalent)

Experience Requirements:
Must have mechanical knowledge and interest in the turfgrass industry.
Prefer an advanced technical training and degree in mechanical repairs.
Prefer a minimum of three years’ experience as lead mechanic or maintenance mechanic at a golf course.
Knowledge of reel and rotary maintenance and setup.

Special Requirements:
Possess a valid driver’s license.
Must be willing to work overtime hours and tournament weekends.
Must be able to pass a background check.

The equipment manager reports to the golf course superintendent and/or the assistant golf course superintendent and oversees the maintenance of all golf course equipment. This includes the diagnosis and repair of equipment, preventative maintenance, record keeping of parts/labor, and placing orders for parts and supplies needed for equipment or service. The equipment manager places safety as a top priority and is responsible for maintaining a clean service area and maintenance building.


• Develops and performs preventative maintenance program on all golf course maintenance equipment stressing the priority of safe and proper function.
• Diagnose and repair mechanical problems with all equipment.
• Communicates the needs of maintenance and repair of all equipment to the superintendent.
• Overhaul and be able to repair diesel and gas engines, transmissions, hydraulics, and electrical.
• Operate shop equipment such as equipment lift, grinding tools, air compression tools, and welding.
• Understand technical literature regarding equipment maintenance and repair.
• Accountable for the repair and sharpening of all reel and rotary equipment at the discretion of the superintendent.
• Must be able to manage and handle oils, grease, and other chemical compounds within the shop area.
• Responsible for ordering/receiving parts, tracking inventory, maintaining equipment repair records by use of computer software programs.
• Oversee and track delivery of fuel purchases.
• Trains staff on the safe and proper operation of the equipment.
• Maintain a safe, organized, and clean shop work area.
• Prioritizes safety and addresses hazard concerns.
• Recommends equipment purchases and leases.

Date Available:
December 18, 2017

Application Instructions:
Submit resumes via email to:

Steve Ehrhart, GCS

Salary Range:

Career Training, Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Uniforms, Meals, Golf Privileges

• Location: Lancaster

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