Lexington Golf & Country Club (LGCC) is hiring a Mechanic. LGCC is a private 18 hole golf course known as the Jewel of the Valley. It is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Central Virginia. This property is well-known by its residents and has served the community for over 100 years. The property is preparing to undergo construction and renovations. The facility needs an experienced Mechanic to assist in this project. The golf course renovations are scheduled to begin in early 2021, and clubhouse renovations are expected to start later that year. Additionally, the maintenance facility will be built during that time.
The responsibility of the Mechanic is to assist in maintaining the excellent playing condition of the golf course. The Mechanic will perform major and minor mechanical repairs on a variety of diesel and gasoline powered equipment under the general direction of the Superintendent.
1-3 years of Mechanic experience
Knowledge of small engine repair
Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely
Ability to inspect equipment and related component
Must be highly motivated, goal-driven and self-starter
Must have the ability to follow verbal and written instructions
Conduct and effective preventative maintenance program in conjunction with operators to reduce mechanical failure and poor performance on all golf course equipment
Mows greens, aprons, fairways, roughs, tees, and other areas
Repair of all equipment and golf carts
Keep repair and maintenance records on all equipment
Inspect, diagnose and repair mechanical problems for all maintenance equipment
Set heights and sharpen blades on the cutting units. Make cuts, welds and braze as needed in repairing equipment and mowing units
Price comparison on all related parts and materials before ordering
Maintain a clean shop area and keep it orderly and efficient
Maintain an adequate supply of parts through requisitions to the Purchasing Manager
Monitor gas and fuel levels in storage tanks
Assure proper disposal of all related hazardous materials
Perform other duties as assigned
About Lexington Golf & Country Club
BCG is one of the largest privately owned golf course management companies in the U.S., with nearly 150 properties in 29 states. Headquartered in Reston, Va. – with regional offices across America – BCG has more than 25 years of results-driven expertise. The company specializes in full-service course management as well as assistance in specific segments of the golf business, including course and property maintenance, staffing and training, career growth, clubhouse operations, food and beverage, merchandising, golf instruction, marketing and public relations, special events and financial management.