Elcona Country Club is currently seeking an Equipment Manager to oversee its entire fleet of equipment. Come and be an integral part of a relaxed team atmosphere at a top Indiana club with a supportive membership that invests annually into our fleet and golf course. Are you a Superintendent or Assistant that is mechanically inclined and want a change of pace? We’d love to speak with you! This is a great opportunity for the right individual to have ownership in the shop and make it his or her own. This opportunity will be available beginning April 1, 2022.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
The inspection, adjustment, diagnosis, and repair of all mechanical failures in various golf course maintenance equipment and vehicles, 90% of which is John Deere.
Maintaining a preventative maintenance program within budget on all equipment, purchase all necessary parts and PM needs
Keeping a complete set of records for equipment and parts inventory purchases, equipment conditions, costs of repairs and preventive maintenance for all equipment.
Assists in the instruction and training of golf course staff regarding proper cleaning of and safe operation of equipment
Spot check equipment for performance on the course, make emergency repairs to equipment on the course, and services or supervises servicing of equipment prior to use
Oversee the shop area and its maintenance and upkeep
Regulates employees' use of equipment in absence of superintendent and assistant superintendent, if needed, and performs other duties as directed by the superintendent
Education Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Possessing formal certifications or training is a major preference but not required. GCSAA Certificate Completion is also a major plus. Your individual body of work and experience will take higher priority than any formal education.
Experience Requirements: The right individual will have strong knowledge of gas and diesel engines, 2 cycle engines, hydraulic systems, and electrical systems. Welding and fabrication skills are a plus, as is knowledge of the working components of varied turf equipment and golf carts. Some knowledge in the art of reel grinding and set up to ensure the highest quality of cut is highly recommended, but we will train the right individual if they do not possess that skill set. Management and organizational skills including record keeping are a must with this position.
About Elcona Country Club
Elcona Country Club is a premier private facility located in Bristol, Indiana, . Created in 1956, Elcona CC was originally designed by legendary golf architect William Diddel. Respected architect Arthur Hills has renovated and improved upon the original Diddel design at Elcona. In the fall of 2020, the course completed a complete bunker renovation. In addition to being a challenging, championship 18 hole layout, Elcona Country Club is one of five golf courses in Indiana designated a Certified Golf Course Sanctuary by Audubon International. Elcona is also one of 8 courses in Indiana to have hosted every State Amateur and Professional Championship. The course consists of loamy sand soil, Poa annua/Bent greens, and Bentgrass tees and fairways. Rough consists primarily of Kentucky Bluegrass.