Health insurance, paid time off, uniforms, golfing privileges
Under general supervision, the Mechanic repairs and maintains all equipment associated with course maintenance department. Responsibilities also include planning and implementing a preventative maintenance schedule for equipment, training staff in safe use and proper care and maintenance of assigned equipment, and advises the Superintendent regarding major equipment failures and/or replacement needs. The Mechanic will be involved with the planning and purchasing of future equipment needs for the department. The Mechanic will also be available, when time permits, to assist the Superintendent with maintenance needs on the golf course.
Inspect equipment for operating deficiencies. Repair and adjust equipment as needed.
Lubricate and service all course maintenance equipment as necessary.
Maintain service, repair and usage records on all equipment.
Establish safety procedures and maintain safety records for equipment operation.
Demonstrate to staff the use of new equipment and train in safe operation and proper care and maintenance of assigned equipment.
Plan and implement a preventative maintenance schedule for equipment.
Advise the Superintendent regarding major equipment failures and/or replacement needs.
Perform general overhauls for all equipment as needed.
Assist the Superintendent with the annual maintenance budget and operating plan. Implement the plan according to Company operating policies and procedures to ensure cost containment.
Ensure maintenance of all appropriate quality and cleanliness standards including, but not limited to, employee hygiene and uniforms, equipment repair areas, equipment storage areas, chemical and fertilizer storage areas, receiving areas, washing areas, lunch room areas, restrooms, etc.
Implement and monitor the purchase ordering and receiving program to maintain proper inventories of parts and ensure proper quantity and price on all purchases.
Perform other functions, when time permits, such as on course duties to include but not limited to mowing, bunker work, general landscaping.
The Woodlands Course at Whittaker is an upscale public facility. The Club supports both the local golfer in the New Buffalo, MI area along with the resort business within the Michiana tourism market. The Club consists of an 18-hole course, full length practice facility, short game facility, multiple practice putting and chipping greens, a full service Clubhouse with indoor and outdoor dining options and a stand alone banquet facility.