Head Mechanic - Shady Hollow C.C.
Job Title: Head Mechanic

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Shady Hollow Country Club, Massillon

Job Status: Interviewing

State: OH


Shady Hollow Country Club in Northeast Ohio is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented individual to add to our Professional Maintenance Team. Under the supervision of the Golf Course Superintendent, the Head Mechanic oversees all aspects of the equipment and buildings. Our main goal is to have a positive/safe atmosphere and provide an exceptional experience for our members/guests. The Club recently passed a Master Plan that we will be executing over the years. 

The Head Mechanic is responsible for a clean, safe work environment. Operates and maintains pre/post inspections on all equipment. Assists in developing and executing plans/actions in training on all equipment. Performs maintenance, troubleshooting, installation, and programming of all equipment. 

Qualifications: Essential Functions (primary functions and/or reasons the job exists in order of importance) . Lubricates and services all course maintenance equipment. . Inspects equipment for operating deficiencies. 

  • Repairs and adjusts equipment. 
  • Maintains repair records on all equipment. 
  • Establishes and maintains safety procedures for using equipment. 
  • Maintains safety records. 
  • Performs general overhaul and other preventive maintenance on all equipment. 
  • Maintains blades of reel mowers. Utilizing the bedknife and reel grinders. 
  • Maintains inventory of common equipment maintenance and repair parts. 
  • Performs emergency repair work at Shady Hollow. 
  • Undertakes body and fender work, fabrication, welding, troubleshooting and repairs to hydraulic and electrical systems. 
  • Maintain a clean shop and safe work environment. 
  • Communicates and reports any needs or problems relating to course equipment. 
  • Attends staff meetings. . Performs other appropriate tasks assigned by the Golf Course Superintendent. 
  • Is available to be on-call outside of normal working hours as part of a rotational schedule year round. 
  • If asked by leader to be able to apply fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, aquaticides and insecticides. 
  • Performs maintenance and repairs of grounds care equipment. 
  • Lead crew members as directed by the Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent if needed. 
  • Operates heavy equipment such as loader, trencher and skid steer. 
  • Required to participate with snow removal operations. Operates necessary equipment for snow and ice removal. 
  • Complies with OSHA and Shady Hollow safety requirements and other required training by Shady Hollow. 
  • Achieves the high standards of quality, production, cooperation, and service set by Shady Hollow for our employees, and guests/members experience feedback and surveys. 

Desired Qualifications/Experience/Certification/Education (in order of importance)

  •  A valid driver's license and a driving record that conforms to company standards. 
  • Must be at least 18 years old to operate heavy equipment/snow removal equipment. 
  • 1 years of previous experience in equipment repair. 
  • Experience in mechanical repair and maintenance of grounds care equipment. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate and receive instructions from leader and members both verbally and in writing. 
  • High School Diploma, GED or commensurate experience. 
Physical Requirements (specific to the role) The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. .
  • Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. .
  • Ability to be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. 
  • Ability to meet and perform the physical requirements and to work effectively in an environment which is typical of this position. 
  • Frequent repetitive motions. 
  • Ability to use some protective equipment, such as a respirator, gloves, earplugs, eye guards/visors, boots and hat.
  • Ability to understand verbal instructions and read work orders and schedules. 
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle. 
  • Ability to maintain movement, bend, reach, stooping, lift and carry 50 pounds. 
  • Ability to be on call outside of normal working hours as part of rotation schedule. 
  • Ability to operate or be trained on a manual transmission vehicle within the parameters of the driving policy within one month of hire. 
  • Ability to start and operate pull-start small engines. 
  • Ability to climb steps and walk over varying terrain. 
  • Ability to regularly work with and handle fertilizers, herbicides, aquatacides, fungicides and insecticides. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a collaborative work environment utilizing various technologies such as: telephone, computer, web, voice, teleconferencing, e-mail, etc. 

This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed in this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, responsibilities, knowledge, etc. These may be subject to change and additional functions may be assigned as needed by management. 

Compensation: Annual Pay- 60,000 + (BOE)

How to Apply: Please Email Cover Letter and Resume to superintendent@shadyhollowcc.com Attention to: Ben Imhoff (Golf Course Superintendent) 

Start Date: Immediately

Education Level: High School

Company Name: Shady Hollow Country Club

Company Address: 4865 Wales Ave. NW

City: Massillon

Zip Code: 44646


Contact Name: Ben ImhoffContact 


Contact Phone Number: 9372414638







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