December 28, 2021 12:44 AM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

Facility Name:        Essex County Club

Facility Location:   Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts

Position / Title:       Equipment Manager 

Facility Description:  Essex County Club continues to be dedicated to the future of golf, a professional work environment and the maintenance operation. Our facility stays committed to a stringent equipment preventive maintenance program, innovative practices and capital replacement to ensure the best overall product and facilities.

The Equipment Manager is an integral part of the management team which includes Golf Course Superintendent, three Assistant Superintendents, as well as up to 32 additional team members. We have a strong track record of retention, advancement and providing a professional work environment with industry and non-industry training to be the best.

The vision is to routinely elevate golfing conditions and the golfing experience, and continue to have conditions that rival the best conditions and golf experiences in the country.

Currently, Essex County Club is ranked #79 by Golf Digest in its Top 100 rankings, and #3 in the state of Massachusetts.

Current fleet of equipment is a blend of Toro, John Deere, Jacobsen, and other manufacturers. All mowing equipment and utility carts are leased and turned over every four years. The Equipment Manager’s shop is located in a dedicated 1800 sq ft building.

Experience Desired:  
Three to five years’ experience as an Equipment Technician or Assistant Equipment Technician

  • Extensive knowledge in Hydraulic and Diesel systems
  • Proficient in the understanding of electrical schematics and troubleshooting
  • Working knowledge of the theory and care of reel and bed knife grinding preferred
  • Associates Degree or Certificate from an accredited technical school/college preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated strong written, verbal, interpersonal & communication skills
  • Embraces daily use of technology and the ability to evolve with modern day practices

Duties Description:

  • Oversees and manages the entire maintenance shop operation
  • Maintain the fleet of equipment and all related cutting units in a manner that meets modern day golfing expectations
  • Develop and implement a preventive maintenance/repairs schedule for all related tools, vehicles, and equipment
  • Responsible for ordering and purchasing of all parts and equipment
  • Organize and update a detailed equipment/fleet inventory and administrative tasks such as excel sheets, log books, preventative maintenance schedules, parts ordering
  • Manage and monitor equipment plus supplies and repairs budgets in excess of $80.000
  • Work with the Golf Course Superintendent in developing annual operating and capital budgets

Special Skills:

  • Excellent attitude with a bias towards action
  • Enjoys ongoing identification of technical problems and the development of sound, carefully thought-out solutions with autonomy and independence
  • Valued expert expected to deliver high quality, accurate results, while efficiently maintaining and enhancing existing organizational systems and standards 
  • Collaborative leadership focused on efficient, accurate, quality work output.
  • Delivers a fun, educational and empowered work environment for team members

Compensation / Benefits:

  • Salary $80,000-$100,000
  • $1,000 monthly stipend for housing or temporary housing
  • Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Short term and long-term disability
  • 401K with employer match
  • Annual holiday, vacation and sick time
  • Professional membership association dues, travel/expenses to the annual GCSAA conference covered
  • Typical weekly work hours - 42 to 48 hours

Education Level Required:  Certificate or Associate's degree in automotive technology 

Date Position Available:  ASAP

Application Deadline:  January 21, 2022

Apply To: Manager

How to Apply: Electronically

Date Posted:  December 28, 2021


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