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Mechanic II for Golf Course Maintenance - Desert Mountain Club
We are looking for an experienced golf course maintenance mechanic to help with preparation and repairs of all agronomy equipment throughout our six golf courses.

GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE MECHANIC



This position is responsible for the same mechanical condition of all mowers, utility vehicles, trucks and tractors, and mechanical equipment.

CLUB OVERVIEW:
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!

JOB DUTIES:

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 cooling systems.   
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 followed.                                                
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.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE:
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 mechanical experience.

UNUSUAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Job requires occasional lifting up to 80 pounds; also requires working in uncomfortable positions around equipment.
Will sometimes be required to work on equipment in the field and away from the shop. 
Must adapt to extreme temperatures and inclement weather from outdoor working environment.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:
Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
Paid Time Off
Paid Sick Time
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Short & Long Term Disability
401(K) Retirement Savings
Tuition Reimbursement
Pet Insurance
Employee Parking and Meals
Employee Discounts at Desert Mountain Retail Stores
Free Golf and Tennis
Transportation Programs
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 located at:
Fairways Building
10550 East Desert Hills Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
**The 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.