Equipment/Shop Manager - Lancaster Golf Club

January 17, 2022 10:47 AM | Anonymous

Position: Equipment/Shop Manager
Course: Lancaster Golf Club
Location: Lancaster, Ohio

The equipment manager reports to the golf course superintendent and oversees a comprehensive preventive maintenance program for the golf course assets. This program includes the diagnostics and repair of equipment, keeping records of parts and labor needed to maintain each piece of equipment, and prepare orders for parts and supplies needed for equipment or service. The equipment manager properly communicates any needs or problems relating to the maintenance or repair of equipment to the superintendent and/or the assistant superintendent.  The equipment manager places safety as a top priority and is responsible for maintaining a clean service area and maintenance building.


  • Inspects, diagnoses, and repairs mechanical defects/failures in various golf course maintenance equipment, including, diesel-, electric- and gasoline-powered engines, rollers, mowers, and other mechanical equipment.
  • Instructs and/or trains golf course maintenance workers regarding preventive maintenance, and the proper cleaning of and safe operation of equipment.
  • Prioritizes equipment repair and maintenance work based on communication with superintendent. 
  • Maintains a preventive maintenance program within budget on all equipment, and purchases repair parts and replacement supplies.
  • Keeps a complete set of records for equipment and parts inventory purchases, equipment conditions, costs of repairs and preventive maintenance for all equipment.
  • Spot checks equipment for performance on the course, makes emergency repairs to equipment on the course, and services or supervises servicing of equipment prior to use.
  • Oversees the shop area maintenance.
  • Regulates employees' use of equipment in absence of superintendent and assistant superintendent, if needed, and performs other duties as directed by the superintendent.

Employment Standards

  • Working knowledge of light and heavy maintenance equipment as well as hydraulics.
  • Skill in the use of a variety of equipment repair tools, and the making of various types of mechanical repair.
  • Working knowledge of the theory, care, and operation of internal combustion engines and mowing equipment.
  • Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the profession.
  • Ability to move heavy objects.
  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions while repairing equipment.
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical troubles and determine appropriate maintenance work.
  • Proficiency in computer use, knowledge of Microsoft Office and other applications as specified by superintendent.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and keep records.
  • Knowledge of and/or willingness to learn the game of golf and understand how job performance affects the playing conditions of the golf course.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license

Experience Requirements

2+ years of small engine experience

Special Requirements

This is a full-time position of typical 40-hour work week and availability on certain weekend days

Job Benefits

Uniforms, golf privileges, continuing education seminars and workshops

Date Job is Available

February 1, 2022


$18-22/ Hour DOE

Job Application Instructions

Please send resume and cover letter via email to:

Seth Rainier, Golf Course Superintendent
The Lancaster Golf Club
3100 Country Club Rd. SW
Lancaster, Ohio 43130

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