Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Golf Course
Published On:   
March 20, 2018
Employment Type:
Year Round
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For their breathtaking natural scenery, unique settings and legendary design, the golf courses of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts are destinations in themselves.
Description of Role
Grounds Mechanic For their breathtaking natural scenery, unique settings and legendary design, the golf courses of Fairmont Hotels & Resorts are destinations in themselves. With your care and attention to superior equipment maintenance as a Grounds Mechanic, you will help provide superior conditioning and deliver an exceptional guest experience.
Responsibilities and Duties
Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Golf Course Superintendent/Grounds Manager and/or the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:  Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service.  Implement and oversee a comprehensive preventive maintenance program including all preventative maintenance and repair work.  Create and maintain records for equipment and parts inventory purchases, equipment conditions, costs of repairs and preventive maintenance for all equipment.  Inspect, diagnose and repair mechanical defects/failures in grounds maintenance equipment, including, diesel, electric and gasoline powered automobiles, trucks, trenchers, sweepers, rollers, mowers, and other mechanical equipment used in utility work.  Instruct and/or train golf course maintenance colleagues regarding preventive maintenance and the proper cleaning and safe operation of equipment.  Prioritize equipment repair and maintenance work.  Spot check equipment for performance on the course, make emergency repairs to equipment on the course, and service or supervise servicing of equipment prior to use.  Communicate all problems relating to the maintenance or repair of equipment to the Superintendent and/or the Assistant Superintendent, and work closely with the Automotive Mechanic Shop on property.  Oversee the shop area maintenance. Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):  Constant standing and walking throughout shift  Lifting, bending and pushing throughout shift  Strength and agility to work and operate equipment safely so as not to harm others or the environment  Physically able to lift 50lbs .
Desired Experience
Qualifications:  Two years experience in a similar role required  Extensive experience working on small engine equipment and Golf Course equipment in particular  Toro Certification an asset  Certified Small engine mechanic and/or Journeyman Automotive Mechanic certification is an asset  Valid driver’s license required with 5 year abstract  CPR and First Aid certificates are assets  Working knowledge of light and heavy maintenance equipment and automotive apparatuses  Skilled in the use of a variety of equipment repair tools, and the making of various types of mechanical repair  Understanding relief and spin grinding of reel type mowers  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, electrical and hydraulic troubles and determine appropriate maintenance work  Ability to communicate effectively and keep business records  Knowledge of and/or ability to play the game of golf and understand how job performance affects the playing conditions of the golf course  Must be in good physical condition  Ability to work weekends and holidays if required
Compensation and Perks
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Rob Barr