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Head Mechanic Position

  • 18 Jun 2020 4:52 PM
    Message # 9046062

    River Oaks Golf Club of Grand Island

    201 Whitehaven Rd.

    Grand Island, NY 14072

    Head Mechanic Position

    Job Description:

    The Head Mechanic reports directly to the golf course superintendent and oversees a comprehensive preventive maintenance program.  They will be responsible for ordering all parts for equipment and any on course parts that the superintendent may need. 


           Must inspect all and repair all defects or failures found in any and all pieces of equipment.

           Maintains a detailed maintenance program that the superintendent will approve.

           Maintains their own working budget that the superintendent will approve.

           Keeps records of all equipment and daily task preformed.

           Training employees on how the proper washing and checking of equipment that they approve of to their standard.

    Employment Standards:

           Knowledge of heavy and light duty equipment including mowers, tractors, auto, and power equipment.

           Working knowledge of hazard and safety precautions of the profession.

           Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while repairing.

           Ability to diagnose any and all mechanical troubles and determine how to resolve.

           Must know the game of golf and how its played to ensure proper on course professionalism.

           Must have extensive knowledge on how to adjust reel to bedknive units.

           Must have extensive knowledge on how to spin grind reels.


           At least 1 year of golf course experience as a mechanic or assistant mechanic and have the ability to work a full day.

           Valid NYS drivers license.


           $18-$25 per hour based on experience.

           Health insurance available

           Full time position


    Rick Johnson-Golf Course Superintendent



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