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Assistant Mechanic

  • 17 Mar 2020 8:24 AM
    Message # 8836800

    Clifton Springs Country Club

    Assistant/Mechanic Job Opening

    Job Description

    The equipment manager/Assistant reports to the golf course superintendent and oversees a comprehensive preventive maintenance program. . Under the superintendent's supervision, the assistant/mechanic directs and participates in the maintenance of the golf course tees, greens, fairways, and cart paths.  The assistant/mechanic may serve in the superintendent's capacity during his absence.  The Assistant/Mechanic will help the superintendent with repair of failing equipment, keeping records of parts and labor needed to maintain each piece of equipment, and placing orders for parts and supplies needed for equipment or service.


    • Inspects, diagnoses and repairs mechanical defects/failures in various golf course maintenance equipment, including, diesel-, electric- and gasoline-powered automobiles, trucks, trenchers, sweepers, rollers, mowers, and other mechanical equipment used in utility work.
    • Instructs and/or trains golf course maintenance workers regarding preventive maintenance, and the proper cleaning of equipment.
    • Maintains a preventive maintenance program within budget on all equipment, and purchases repair parts and replacement supplies.
    • Keeps a complete set of records for equipment and parts inventory purchases, equipment conditions, costs of repairs and preventive maintenance for all equipment.
    • Spot checks equipment for performance on the course, makes emergency repairs to equipment on the course, and services or supervises servicing of equipment prior to use.
    • Oversees the shop area maintenance.
    • Regulates employees' use of equipment in absence of superintendent and assistant superintendent, if needed, and performs other duties as directed by the superintenden

    Employment standards

    • Working knowledge of light and heavy maintenance equipment and automotive apparatuses.
    • Skill in the use of a variety of equipment repair tools, and the making of various types of mechanical repair.
    • Working knowledge of the theory, care, and operation of internal combustion engines and mowing equipment.
    • Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession.
    • Ability to move heavy objects.
    • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while repairing equipment.
    • Ability to diagnose mechanical troubles and determine appropriate maintenance work.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and keep business records.
    • Knowledge of and/or ability to play the game of golf and understand how job performance affects the playing conditions of the golf course.


    • ·        At least 2-4 years’ experience on a golf course as a mechanic and ability to work on the course doing our day to day responsibilities.
    • ·        Valid Driver’s license


    • ·        $15-$22 per hour based on experience
    • ·        Health Insurance and 401k available per company policy


    Jakob Breitsch- Golf Course Superintendent

    716-574-4532 or Email resumes to jbreitsch@ottcmail.com

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