Post Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC
This position is responsible for the same mechanical condition of all mowers, utility vehicles, trucks and tractors, and mechanical equipment.
Desert Mountain is
recognized as one of the world's finest private golf communities. Located in
the elevated foothills of North Scottsdale, Arizona, Desert Mountain spans more
than 8,000 acres of lush high Sonoran Desert. The Desert Mountain Club has six
Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses, six distinctive clubhouses, nine
kitchens, hiking/biking trails, horseback riding, and a spectacular tennis, swim,
fitness and spa facility. We believe our employees are among our greatest
assets. If you would like to be part of an exciting, challenging and rewarding
experience, then Desert Mountain is the place for you!
1. Troubleshoots, inspects, diagnoses, repairs, and maintains
equipment and equipment systems, including, but not limited to, operator and equipment
safety switch operation, engines tune-ups, carburetor adjustments, tire repair;
safe and proper operation of hydraulic, brake, fuel, steering, electrical, and
2. Repairs engine/drive train assemblies, starters, cutting units,
roller bearing and seals, carburetors, fuel pumps, hydraulic motors and
hoses. Installs batteries, tires,
lights, and glass.
3. Adjusts, sharpens, and backlaps reel mowers to ensure proper reel
to bed knife adjustment and proper height-of-cut
on all cutting units.
4. Performs occasional welding, machining, bodywork and painting.
5. Follows planned maintenance procedures and record keeping.
6. Ensures proper shop safety and housekeeping procedures are
7. Maintains records of equipment service and repair, following
established DMC guidelines.
8. Maintains parts inventory necessary to effect equipment repairs.
9. Records all service repairs on all Desert Mountain paperwork.
10. Trains, educates and mentors Mechanic I employees.
11. Other duties as
assigned by the supervisor.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS OR EQUIVALENT:
High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Degree in golf related field preferred.
Certificates in mechanic field preferred.
Working knowledge of
light and heavy equipment, including automotive, construction and maintenance
equipment; skilled in the use of a wide variety of equipment repair tools, and
the making of various types of mechanical repairs; knowledge of the theory,
care, and operation of internal combustion engines; ability to maintain
cooperative working relationships with other employees and the public; ability
to diagnose mechanical troubles and determine appropriate maintenance
work. Knowledge of workplace safety
requirements, including OSHA and the safe handling of all tools and materials.
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Combination of 3
years as head golf course mechanic or assistant golf course mechanic or related
UNUSUAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
occasional lifting up to 80 pounds; also requires working in uncomfortable
positions around equipment.
sometimes be required to work on equipment in the field and away from the
Must adapt to extreme temperatures
and inclement weather from outdoor working environment.
Medical, Dental and
Paid Time Off
Paid Sick Time
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Short & Long Term Disability
401(K) Retirement Savings
Employee Parking and Meals
Employee Discounts at Desert Mountain Retail Stores
Free Golf and Tennis
Employee Recognition Programs
Employee Uniforms Provided
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should submit their resume
through this website or
apply in person Monday - Friday from 9am-4pm in the Human Resources Office
10550 East Desert Hills Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
property can be easily reached from Pima Road, Cave Creek Road and Loop 101 and
is just 40 minutes from downtown Phoenix and 50 minutes from the East Valley.