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Golf Course Mechanic

Company: NOVA Parks
Location: Sterling
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

The Golf Course Mechanic is responsible for performing journeyman-level work in the maintenance and repair of golf course maintenance equipment. Work is performed under the general direction of the Golf Course Superintendents. Annual performance goals will be set for the Golf Course Mechanic. This position will work at both Brambleton Golf Course and Algonkian Golf Course.Hiring Salary Range: $43,815.87 - $60,665.73ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (with illustrative examples of work)Detect, diagnose, and correct defects in golf course equipment:Determine nature of repair or malfunction by road-testing or by other means of testing.Recommend to supervisor whether work is to be done in house or sent to outside source.Make mechanical adjustments to vehicles such as performing complete tune ups.Make other vehicle adjustments such as inspecting and adjusting or replacing brakes, replacing worn belts and hoses, including hydraulic hoses, and adjusting valves.Replace or repair worn and/or damaged tires.Coordinate warranty work on new equipment between user and dealer.Procure bids for outside servicing and/or repair.Perform routine servicing of golf course equipment:Change oil, oil filters, air filters, and other routine servicing to include lubrication and fluid checks.Test vehicles to ensure proper working order after repairs and/or adjustments.Maintain thorough and accurate records of repairs, preventive maintenance, and servicing through web-based maintenance software.Perform miscellaneous work:Maintains equipment inventory through web-based maintenance software.Determine needed resources; order and maintain tools and supplies for needed repairs.Monitor project status and expenses.Ensure clean, safe, and organized work area.Keep abreast of current standards, practices, and procedures in the golf course mechanic field.Assist with development of budget for equipment purchases and parts and servicing needs.Train golf course staff at all NOVA Parks golf courses in the safe operation and routine maintenance of equipment.Assist Golf Course Superintendents in the development, and modification of equipment needs and priorities annually.Assist with routine golf course maintenance tasks when needed.REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (minimum)Education: High school graduate or GED preferred..Physical: Shop or field environment, lifting, climbing, and stooping, exposure to dust, grease, and noise; work in inclement weather conditions, danger of heavy equipment.Experience: Journeyman status as Mechanic (minimum of three years of experience working on golf course maintenance equipment), or any equivalent combination of education, training, or experience which provides::Proficiency in the diagnosis, adjustment, and repair of all assigned vehicles/equipment.Considerable knowledge and skill in the use of mechanic equipment and tools.Ability to diagnose, repair, and maintain small combustion engines.Ability to learn job related technical information and to communicate information to co-workers.Considerable ability to adapt available tools and equipment to a variety of repairs.Ability to plan work and to provide accurate cost estimates for repair or replacement.Ability to maintain productive work relationships.Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain driver's license with safe driving record.Ability to operate all vehicles and equipment for testing purposes.Ability to work weekends and holidays and be on call in emergency situations.Possession of or ability to obtain other licenses as required.Ability to make sound decisions in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the position.Duties and responsibilities are designed to be the essential elements of the job. They do not preclude the performance of related, or even unrelated, jobs which may be necessary to properly and efficiently complete all work assignments. NOVA Parks reserves the right to amend job specifications to meet current needs.Benefits: This position is a benefit eligible position. Benefits include medical and dental insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, retirement plan, and more.Testing: The Golf Course Mechanic position is classified as a safety sensitive position. Candidates for full-time, safety sensitive positions must submit to a pre-employment drug screening and achieve a negative result as a condition of employment. It is the policy of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-352-5900 and ask for Human Resources for assistance.PI208449077

Keywords: NOVA Parks, Sterling , Golf Course Mechanic, Engineering , Sterling, Virginia

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