Overview The equipment manager reports to the golf course superintendent course and oversees a comprehensive preventive maintenance program for the golf course assets. This program includes the diagnostics and repair of failing equipment, keeping records of parts and labor needed to maintain each piece of equipment, and placing orders for parts and supplies needed for equipment or service. The equipment manager properly communicates any needs or problems relating to the maintenance or repair of equipment to the superintendent. The equipment manager places safety as a top priority and is responsible for maintaining a clean service area and maintenance building.
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.
About Danville Country Club
Open since 1924, the Danville Country Club is centered around a spectacular Clubhouse that was reconstructed in 1998 and features 25,000 square feet of space. In the Clubhouse, dining is an intimate experience but can also accommodate groups up to 250 with on-site catering available. With its exceptional decor, the Clubhouse provides its members and sponsored guests with a warm and inviting atmosphere in which to entertain, play or relax comfortably.
Surrounding the Clubhouse is a beautifully manicured 18-hole, par-72 golf course, a Central Kentucky landmark. In addition to golf, the club boasts six lighted tennis courts and an Olympic-sized heated swimming pool with on-site staff to enhance the country club experience.
The Danville Country Club is located northeast of Danville in the heart of central Kentucky. You can easily find us just 35 minutes south of Lexington, 45 minutes south of Frankfort, and 90 minutes southeast of Louisville.