The Golf Equipment Specialist performs skilled work in the maintenance, repair, and operation of golf course equipment and golf carts to include automotive, hydraulic and electronic systems for the Golf Division.
Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on specialized golf courses equipment and systems
Runs, tests, troubleshoots, sharpens specialized cutting/trimming equipment, and makes major and minor repairs to equipment and golf carts
Maintains records of operation, maintenance, and repairs
Maintains inventory of parts and supplies
Assist in training employees with equipment operation and maintenance
Oversees required fuel records and places fuel orders
Performs welding and fabrication projects
May assist maintenance staff in general golf course maintenance activities
May act as lead-worker and/or weekend golf course supervisor
Participates in City-wide snow removal program
Performs additional duties as assigned
Experience: At least 4 years of experience in vehicle repair and maintenance.
Prefer experience with sharpening specialized mowing and cutting equipment, working with computerized controls and diagnostic procedures. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge: Knowledge of practices, record-keeping methods, procedures, equipment, welding, metal fabrication, and systems related to specialized golf course equipment repairs and maintenance; knowledge of applicable safety practices and procedures; and basic knowledge of computer operation with related software.
Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; problem-solve and take initiative; read detailed instructions, diagrams, and schematics; maintain records and logs, and perform activities common to assigned maintenance function; work weekends. May require the ability to do repetitive lifting.
Skills: Skill in the use and upkeep of tools and equipment related to maintenance and repair of golf course equipment, facilities, and systems; computer operation, for managing/maintaining of records.
Licenses, Certificates, or Equipment Required:
Valid driver's license.
Must be able to obtain a Colorado Class B Commercial Driver's License with air-brakes endorsement within 12 months of employment.
This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.
About Saddle Rock Golf Course
Saddle Rock Golf Course is a premier 18 hole public facility in Aurora Colorado. a Former home of the Colorado Open and numerous statewide amateur and professional events, Saddle Rock has become a preferred destination for a higher-end golf experience in the metro area. The high-plains, links style course combines extensive native areas with significant elevation changes to create a memorable round of golf. Multiple tee options allow golfers to choose the level of difficulty that best fits their game. . Saddle Rock was ranked one of America's Top 10 Best New Courses by Golf Digest in 1998. The magnificent panoramic views, compelling course layout, attractive clubhouse amenities makes Saddle Rock is part of a 5 course system, 4 full time employees and a large seasonal staff. Benefits include: 401K retirement, full medical and dental coverage for self and family, golfing privilege's, paid membership to the GCSAA and local chapter. All tools will be provided.
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