Head Mechanic

Troon Golf Maricopa, AZ

About the Job


Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, AZ is excited to announce the exceptional career opportunity of Head Mechanic. Qualified candidates will thrive in a hospitality environment and be highly focused on providing superior service.

Key Responsibilities of the Head Mechanic:

  • Maintains a preventative maintenance program on all equipment, purchases repair parts and replacement supplies.
  • Reviews expenses and purchases with department manager for approval. Places orders for parts/supplies as needed for equipment or service and tracks expenses and inventories for budget purposes.
  • Inspects, adjusts, diagnoses and repairs mechanical defects in many types of golf course maintenance equipment.
  • Performs mower grinding/sharpening, performs general overhaul of motors, reels, install and adjusts braking systems.
  • Performs machining or welding work in making fittings used in repair of maintenance equipment.
  • Maintains records of preventative maintenance, repairs made, parts ordered.
  • Maintains up-to-date working knowledge of light and heavy construction and maintenance equipment and automotive apparatus. Skilled in the use of a wide variety of equipment repair tools and in the making of various types of mechanical repairs.
  • Diagnoses mechanical troubles and schedules appropriate preventative maintenance work.
  • Helps to control costs and expenses in the maintenance of the equipment fleet relating to parts purchases, inventory levels, service work, fuel inventories and related items.
  • Incorporates safe work practices in job performance.
  • Performs other duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications for the Head Mechanic:

  • Certificate from college or technical school.

  • Minimum of three (3) years head mechanic or assistant mechanic experience preferred.

    Other Qualifications:

  • Valid Driver's License, Mechanics Certificate from Gas and Diesel Engine Training Seminar.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Experience working with new Toro equipment and older Jac equipment.