The Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech is located in Radford, VA. The facility is owned by the Virginia Tech Foundation and operated by Benchmark Hospitality. The course sits along 2.5 miles of the New River.
Functions of the Turf Equipment Manager
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 and safe operation of equipment.
Prioritizes equipment repair and maintenance work.
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 superintendent.
Recommends equipment purchases and leases.
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.
Proficiency in computer use, knowledge of Microsoft Office and other applications as specified by supervisor.
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.
Possession of a valid driver's license, possibly a commercial driver's license (CDL).
Additional Salary Information: Full benefits including health, dental, vision, 401K, uniforms, golf privileges, discount at other Benchmark Hospitality properties
About The Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech
The Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech is located on 2.5 miles of the New River in Radford, VA. Home of the Virginia Tech men's and women's golf teams.