The Golf Course Equipment Manager reports to the Golf Course Superintendent and/or the Assistant Superintendent and oversees the maintenance and repair of approximately $750,000 of golf course equipment. Responsible for implementing and on-going monitoring of a comprehensive computer equipment maintenance/preventative maintenance tracking system. This position is responsible for the oversight of parts ordering for repairs and maintaining adequate parts inventory, as well as implementing and maintaining a mechanized parts inventory program. Requires a professional innovative self-starter with general computer skills who can work independently and communicate effectively with the golf course maintenance management team, golf course staff and other UAA employees. This position supervises and directs the work assignments for the Assistant Mechanic.
High School Diploma or GED (General Education Degree)
One-year Golf Course experience with exposure to grounds maintenance, repair and maintenance of golf course equipment
Effective customer service skills
Ability to work in a customer-based environment
Valid Florida driver’s license
Ability to engage effectively and work together with others of diverse cultures or backgrounds
Ability to work a non-standard work week which will include early mornings, evenings, weekends and some holidays
This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements for the position. Other job-related responsibilities and special projects may be assigned to meet business needs. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Temporary modifications to provide reasonable accommodations do not waive the essential functions of the job requirements.
The following requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this job:
Ability to read and interpret complex rules and regulations including NCAA and SEC regulations. Ability to generate and analyze reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from internal and external customers, and speak in front of multiple people. This position has significant interactions with UAA employees, student athletes, fans and other outside constituencies. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where at times only a limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:
Exposed to general office, athletic facility and campus environments. Regular and reliable attendance is required. The employee is regularly required to stand and/or sit for long periods, although frequent movement is necessary, walking, bending, twisting, occasional lifting and moving up to 50 pounds and climbing multiple flights of stairs. Employee may be required to work at high elevations. Experiences extensive computer usage involving repetitive hand and wrist motion. The employee is regularly required to talk and listen/hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and peripheral vision. Must have the ability to successfully manage stressful situations, meet stringent deadlines and effectively interact with high-energy intense personalities. May require exposure to the elements, including working outside in inclement weather and at high temperatures with extended exposure to the sun, as well as exposure to low temperatures. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate, but will escalate to high during athletic practices and crowd noise at athletic competitions/events.
The following list of job responsibilities describes the general nature and level of work performed. However, the following list is not an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities that may be required for this position at the current time or in the future.
Responsible for the supervision of the Maintenance Shop staff, including scheduling and organizing the daily work assignments.
Responsible for a variety of duties regarding the inspection, accurate diagnoses and timely repair of all mechanical failures for entire golf course maintenance equipment valued at approximately $750,000.
Sets priorities for maintenance equipment repair and scheduled maintenance work.
Establishes, implements and maintains a preventive maintenance program for all equipment in the Golf Maintenance operation within budgetary allotment.
Performs specialized Reel and Bed knife grinding, hydraulic hose or cylinder repair, or other mechanical problems related to grounds keeping reel mowers.
Responsible for ordering parts and maintaining adequate inventory for frequently used parts, as well as establishing, implementing and on-going maintenance of a mechanized parts inventory system.
Checks golf course equipment prior to being used on the course and makes emergency repairs or supervises servicing of equipment when required.
Oversees the maintenance of the shop area and company tools in a clean, well-organized, safe, secure and functional manner.
Instructs and/or trains golf course maintenance employees on the preventive maintenance and the safe operation of the golf course equipment within detailed safety procedures.
Works in conjunction with the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent by communicating all areas of equipment maintenance.
Provides Golf Course Superintendent with a daily, weekly and monthly maintenance plan and tracks progress systematically.
Oversees the employees’ use of equipment in the absence of the superintendent and assistant superintendent when required.
Provides recommendations for new equipment lease and purchase agendas.
Works closely with industry partners to maintain innovation and efficiency in operation while gaining continuing education.
May be assigned additional duties or special projects as determined by the Golf Maintenance management team.
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