There will be some overtime associated with the position. There also is a possibility for short term housing for those moving into the area.
This position will report directly to the Equipment Manager. Our shop is currently staffed with two assistant mechanics and is looking for a senior technician to help our organization grow and improve the conditions of our golf courses and other infrastructure. This will be a hands-on position with the opportunity to gain experience in personnel management. We currently have an equipment fleet of approximately 5 million dollars. Our fleet is a mix of Toro, John Deere, and Jacobsen turf equipment. We currently lease Fairway Mowers, Sprayers, and Rough Mowers. All of which have been rolled over in the past year. We recently acquired John Deere GPS sprayers and there will be an opportunity for training and learning this new technology. Our shop is a 4 bay stand alone building equipped with three golf lifts, two table lifts, and 3 overhead cranes, express dual and foley grinders, overhead oil dispensers, modern welding and fabrication equipment, and machining equipment. This would be an excellent position for an experienced technician or assistant technician looking to move forward in their career.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Inspect, diagnose, and repair mechanical defects and failures on various pieces of golf course and construction equipment.
Perform routine preventative maintenance.
Perform daily checks on reel mowers.
Repair and adjust cutting units on reel and rotary mowers.
Ensure equipment is safe and complies with OSHA guidelines.
Perform checks in the field on mowers and aerification equipment.
Maintain a clean, safe, and orderly work environment.
Manage two Assistant Mechanics in the absence of the Equipment Manager.
Other duties as assigned by the Equipment Manager or other management of The Club.
Prior mechanical experience required on gasoline, diesel, and electrically powered equipment.
Ability to read and write in the English language.
Ability to read and analyze schematics, service manuals, and other documents.
Ability to lift and move heavy objects up to 50 lbs.
Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills.
Must be comfortable working in a high volume and fast paced shop environment.
Must be committed to learning and a continuous process of improvement.
Must have a strong attention to detail.
Must have the ability to critically think and make independent decisions based upon sound judgement.
Must have a positive attitude and a strong desire to create a positive and fun work environment.
Must have reliable transportation.
Must possess tools adequate for working on a wide variety of equipment.
Woodmont Country Club is a private, 36 hole, facility located in Rockville, MD. The North Course is an all cool-season golf course with bentgrass greens, tees, and fairways, and tall fescue rough. The North Course recently hosted the 2020 US Women's Amateur Championship. The South Course consists of Zoysia fairways, bentgrass greens and tees, and cool-season rough. Woodmont has hosted an annual final qualifying for the US Open the last 4 decades. The South is set to begin a full renovation in the fall of 2021 and there are plans to build a 9 hole short course in 2022.