For their breathtaking natural scenery, unique settings and legendary design, the golf courses of Fairmont Hotels &
Resorts are destinations in themselves.
Description of Role
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 .
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
Apply at www.FairmontCareers.com
Thank you for your interest. Only selected candidates will be contacted.