In this role, you will be responsible for the shop condition (cleanliness, organization, and functionality), safe mechanical condition of all mowers, utility vehicles, and mechanical equipment. Work closely with the Golf Course Superintendent/ Assistant Superintendent to plan and coordinate repairs, adjustments, and maintenance of all equipment to ensure it’s available for daily use on the golf course.
The mechanic must be a team player who strives for excellence with a great attitude and strong work ethic.
We believe our teammates are our greatest asset and are committed to fostering a culture of care, respect, and positivity with a sincere focus on the safety, health, and professional growth of every teammate.
Schedule: Monday 5:00-4:00 Tuesday-Thursday 5:00-2:00 and Fridays 5:00-11:00. Weekends will be large tournament events only.
Prepare purchases based on inventory control and budget. Review all purchases with the Golf Course Superintendent. Maintain budget with parts purchases and tool purchases. All purchases must have superintendent/assistant superintendent authorization.
Prioritize equipment repairs based on the next days’ needs.
Ensure all records are updated to Cimarron Hills standards, a service book or board will be required with all repairs listed in the service book.
Ensure OSHA requirements are met in recycling and disposal of used material, including batteries and hazardous materials. (oil, old parts, bedknives, reels, tires)
Troubleshoot, inspect, diagnose, repair, and maintain equipment and equipment systems. This includes, but is not limited to, operator and equipment safety switch operation, engine tune-ups, carburetor adjustments, tire repair.
If a piece of equipment is not working properly it needs to be tagged and parked aside to eliminate in proper use.
Ensure safe and proper operation of hydraulic, brake, fuel, steering, electrical, and cooling systems.
Repair engine/drive train assemblies, starters, cutting units, roller bearing and seals, carburetors, fuel pumps, hydraulic motors and hoses. Install batteries, tires, lights, and glass.
Adjust and sharpen reel mowers to ensure proper reel to bed knife adjustment and proper height-of-cut on all cutting units after units go out each day. Mowers will be checked in for use the next day. Greens mowers will be ground on a monthly basis if not sooner based on amount of use and topdressing practices.
Perform occasional welding, machining, and painting.
Follow planned maintenance procedures and record keeping.
Maintain parts inventory necessary to effect equipment repairs. This includes: belts, tires, batteries, sprayer hose, and other wearable parts.
Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Required to repair, maintain, and monitor equipment performance – Regularly
Exposed to extreme temperatures and inclement weather – Regularly
Required to lift, carry, push and/or pull up to 80 pounds – Frequently
Ability to drive a motor vehicle – Frequently
Previous golf course equipment maintenance experience is a benefit but willing to train the right person.
Cimarron Hills is a private golf and country club community located on the cusp of Austin and the Texas Hill Country. Our Club is anchored by our award-winning 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, and boasts a setting as spectacular as the challenge.