The Royal Sydney Golf Club is one of Australia’s most prestigious golf clubs. It provides a supportive workplace that values hard work, talent, excellence, passion and respect for traditions. Reporting to the Workshop Manager you will assist and also work independently in the repairing and maintenance of various electric, petrol and diesel powered golf course maintenance equipment. You will also assist in maintaining a clean workshop and maintenance building, a preventative equipment maintenance program and place safety procedures as a top priority. The key tasks include:
Communicating any needs or problems relating to maintenance or repair of equipment with the Workshop Manager and/or Assistant Course Superintendent
Inspecting, diagnosing, adjusting and repairing mechanical defects/failures in various pieces of maintenance equipment on a regular basis
Prioritising equipment repair and maintenance work
Setting up and modifying new equipment as needed
Repairing and adjusting engines and cutting mechanisms on various heavy and light mowing equipment
Keeping maintenance equipment fuelled, oiled and inspected and performing related tasks as required
Sharpening of cutting cylinders and bedknifes
Setting and checking quality of cut on cutting machines
This is a full-time position working 5am to 1.30pm Monday, Wednesday to Friday and 5am-9am Tuesday.
A trade certificate or 3rd year level in mechanical repairs (essential) or similar qualification
Golf Industry experience an absolute must!
Working knowledge of the general operation of petrol, diesel and electric powered equipment, the proper methods of servicing golf course/or similar equipment and the repair and adjustment of power mowing equipment
Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession
Reliability, punctuality and an eye for detail
Ability to move heavy objects in a safe manner
Mechanical ability and the ability to use common mechanical tools
Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with all other employees and the public
Ability to maintain a clean and safe work environment
Ability to assist in maintaining a clean and well organised workshop and parts room
Adherence to the proper recycling and/or disposal of various oils, compounds and other fluids (antifreeze, oil filters, etc.)
Possession of a valid driver's license, possibly a commercial driver's license (CDL)
The Great Benefits!
This is a rare opportunity to grow your career with a world class reputable, private and exclusive Sporting venue
The ‘staff experience’ matters to us! We strive to live up to our purpose of ‘delivering an exceptional experience for staff, members and guests’.
Free daily staff meals
20% discount on cellar door and sporting goods
A Staff Wellbeing Program which includes limited access to sporting facilities, staff fitness classes, free counselling, free flu shots and regular mental wellbeing sessions.
If you are seeking the next opportunity to grow your career with an amazing employer we want to hear from you!
About The Royal Sydney Golf Club
The Royal Sydney Golf Club is a private members club which was founded in 1893. It is recognised nationally and internationally for its world class facilities which include two golf courses, 18 tennis courts, bowling greens, croquet lawns, squash courts, a gym, 2 swimming pools, cafes, a fine dining restaurant, accommodation rooms and multiple function rooms. We live and breath our core values of Respect for traditions and each other, Passion for what we do, Teamwork and Excellence.