Equipment Technician

Troon Golf, LLC
Crownsville, MD
May 02, 2022
May 15, 2022
Full Time
An Equipment Technician reports to the golf course superintendent and/or the assistant golf course superintendent and oversees a comprehensive preventative maintenance program. This program includes the repair of failing equipment, keeping records of parts that need to be maintained and on each piece of equipment, and placing orders for parts and supplies needed for equipment or service. The equipment tech properly communicates any needs or problems relating to the maintenance or repair of equipment to the superintendent and/or the assistant superintendent. The equipment tech places safety as a top priority and is responsible for maintaining a clean service area and maintenance building.Typical functions: 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 preventative maintenance, and the proper cleaning of and safe operation of equipment Prioritizes equipment repair and maintenance work Maintains a preventative maintenance program within budget on all equipment and purchases repair parts and replacement supplies Keeps a compete set of records for equipment and parts inventory purchases, equipment conditions, costs of repairs and preventative maintenance for all equipment Spot checks equipment for performance on the course, frequently makes emergency repairs to equipment on the course, and services or supervises servicing of equipment prior to use Oversees the shop area maintenanceEmployment 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 Possession of a valid South Carolinas drivers license

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