Turf Equipment Technician

Woodmont Country Club


Woodmont Country Club located in Rockville, Maryland is seeking a Turf Equipment Technician to join the 36-hole facility, and will report directly to the Equipment Manager.


Our equipment shop is currently staffed with two assistant mechanics and is looking for a senior technician to help our organization grow and improve the conditions of our golf courses and other infrastructure. This will be a hands-on position with the opportunity to gain experience in personnel management.  


As one of the premier country clubs in the nation, Woodmont continues to serve its members with its world class facilities and long history of excellence.


Why work at Woodmont Country Club?

  • Premier reputation and high quality standards - A top 10 club in the state of Maryland, one of the premier country clubs in the United States, annual host to USGA US Open Qualifier and 2020 US Women's Amateur
  • Fun, laid back and cohesive environment
  • Professional work environment - an equipment fleet of approximately $5M including a mix of Toro, John Deere and Jacobson turf equipment. The shop is a four bay stand alone building equipped with three golf lifts, two table lifts, and 3 overhead cranes, express dual and foley grinders, overhead oil dispensers, modern welding and fabrication equipment, and machining equipment.

Initial Priorities of Position:

  • Learn and understand practices of daily operations and service standards of our equipment including leased Fairway Mowers, Sprayers, and Rough Mowers. 
  • Training and learning new technology of our John Deere GPS sprayers. 
  • Maintains a clean, safe and orderly work environment, and complies with OSHA guidelines.

Success Traits of Candidate:

  • Proven aptitude and experience repairing equipment
  • Positive attitude, team oriented, self-starter
  • Deliver high-quality products and services
  • Extremely task-oriented with high standards of quality and accuracy
  • Strong follow-through on delegated tasks and assignments

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $30-$35 per hour
  • Health Insurance (option for dental and vision)
  • 401K w/ match
  • Uniforms
  • Meals
  • Golfing privileges
  • Option for short-term housing if moving in from outside the area

Preferred Requirements:

  • Certificate, associate's or bachelor's degree in automotive service technology or similar field is preferred
  • 3-5 years of automotive, diesel engine, landscape, turf equipment mechanics preferred

Responsibilities include but not limited to: 

  • Inspect, diagnose, and repair mechanical defects and failures on various pieces of golf course and construction equipment.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance and perform daily checks on reel mowers.
  • Repair and adjust cutting units on reel and rotary mowers.
  • Perform checks in the field on mowers and aerification equipment.
  • Manage two Assistant Mechanics in the absence of the Equipment Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Equipment Manager or other management of The Club.
  • Standard work hours - 40-45 hours per week

Experience Requirements:

  • Prior mechanical experience required on gasoline, diesel, and electrically powered equipment.
  • Ability to read and write in the English language.
  • Ability to read and analyze schematics, service manuals, and other documents.
  • Ability to lift and move heavy objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Must be committed to learning and a continuous process of improvement.
  • Must have a strong attention to detail.
  • Must have the ability to critically think and make independent decisions based upon sound judgement.
  • Must have a positive attitude and a strong desire to create a positive and fun work environment.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must possess tools adequate for working on a wide variety of equipment.