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Job Post – Gateway National Golf Links – Equipment Technician

Gateway National Golf Links

Gateway National Golf Links is the #1 public golf course in St. Louis and the only one with bent grass fairways. Stunning, links-style course in the perfect location for golfers who work in, or travel to the downtown St. Louis and Metro-East areas. We offer St. Louis’ golfers the rare opportunity to return to the rich traditions of the game. Rolling links, separated by gentle mounds, meander through lush, green pasturelands. Tall grasses, lakes, wood-tie bunkers, and occasional giant cottonwoods complete the landscape. In view of the magnificent Gateway Arch, you will cross occasional stone bridges, glide on raised boardwalks through quiet wetlands.

Position Summary - Mechanic

The responsibility of the mechanic is to assist in the process of maintaining high quality playing conditions of the golf course. The mechanic will perform major and minor mechanical repairs on a variety of diesel and gasoline powered equipment. Mechanical repairs on rotary and reel-based mowers will also be expected. The mechanic will also be expected to communicate with the entire team in a manner he or she would expect in return. The mechanic will be a key part of the team in the day to day operations.

Compensation:

This is an hourly position (full time) 40+ hours a week. 20-25$ an hour

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • 2-5 years mechanical experience;
  • Knowledge of small engine repair;
  • Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely;
  • Ability to inspect equipment and related components;
  • Must be self-motivated and goal-driven;
  • Able to lift 50+ pounds;

Education:

          Highschool diploma or equivalent

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in training operators on equipment when needed
  • Repair of equipment and golf carts
  • Keep repair and maintenance records on all equipment. Oil changes, filters, etc.
  • Inspect, diagnose and repair mechanical problems for all maintenance equipment
  • Set heights and sharpen blades on the cutting units. Make cuts, welds and braze as needed in repairing equipment and mowing units
  • Price comparison on all related parts and materials before ordering
  • Maintain an orderly and clean shop
  • Maintain mixed fuel levels in storage container
  • Assure proper disposal of all related hazardous materials
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Please contact Steve Leach, Director of Agronomy

sleach@gatewaynational.com

Kyle Stratman, Golf Course Superintendent

kstratman@gatewaynational.com

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