November 23, 2021 1:14 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

Facility Name:         Bull’s Bridge Golf Club

Facility Location:    South Kent, CT 06785

Position / Title:       Equipment/Shop Manager

Facility Description: Bull’s Bridge is a private golf-centric club designed by world renowned Fazio Golf Design. Constructed in 2003, the Club is known for beautiful views, a challenging course, and impeccable turfgrass quality and conditions. We are ranked as one of the top clubs in Connecticut and average 10,000 rounds/season. Our mission is to “WOW” our members and guests every day that we are open from April through November. We expect to be compared to the best clubs in the country when it comes to the daily presentation of the course, green speeds, etc. Maintaining both leased and owned equipment assets, like new, is paramount to achieving the high expectations that our members set.

Experience Desired: 5+ years as a proven top Mechanic.  Assistant Technicians with outstanding references will also be considered

Duties Description:
Position Overview Highlights

o Your daily routine revolves around the cutting units, their Q.O.C/H.O.C and consistency             
o Observe equipment in use and after-cut appearance each day
o Develop and maintain a world class preventative reel/bed knife sharpening program
o Ensure plant health and green speed equipment is ready at a moment’s notice
o Proactively plan and execute maintenance and ordering programs for each type of machinery
o Manage inventories
o Keep downtime to the lowest possible level
o Help the grounds staff on the golf course with daily tasks when needed
o Be available for extended hours/on-call during tournaments, aerification operations, storm cleanup, or other urgent situations that may arise

o Using compiled notes and guidance from Superintendent prepares and presents an annual equipment/tool purchase or replacement plan and R&M operations budget request
o Prioritize off season maintenance and purchase plan
o An opportunity to perform more time consuming rebuilds, etc. without downtime constraints of the active mowing/golf season
o Keep winter equipment running efficiently and fix any problems that may arise.
o Develop and execute building maintenance/improvement projects
o Invest in learning and teaching
o Perform a SWOT analysis with mgmt. team to ensure operations are improved each year
o Set goals and sync golf/maintenance calendars

Special Skills:

We need
·        A team player with a great attitude and a “what’s next!?” mentality
·        A career minded individual, passionate about the golf/turf industry
·        An “owner” who takes pride in all things related to the use, care, and storage of Bull’s Bridge’s equipment
·        A communicator who participates, stays engaged and curious with the daily happenings on the course
·        A proactive, critical thinker with foresight and vision

Compensation / Benefits:
Total Comp package starting at $100,000.

• Ability to design/tailor shop to your needs
• A great location to live/work
• An Assistant technician
• Paid vacation
• Uniforms supplied
• Discounted Pro-Shop merchandise
• Health Insurance
• Expenses paid for continuing education/training expenses
• Bonus
• Golf Privileges

Education Level Required:
HS Diploma

Date Position Available: Dec. 6th

Application Deadline: Dec 3rd, open until filled

To Apply:  Email Superintendent, Steve Hicks
                    Provide Cover Letter, Resume and References

Date Posted:  November 23, 2021


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