Technician Listings

Job listings are free of charge to all members. If you are a non-member and would like to post a job opening, the cost is $35. To post a job opening, please forward your listing to Chapter Executive Officer, Randy Robinson, at randy@iowaturfgrass.org.


  • 09/09/2022 12:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Club at Indian Creek is a 27-hole, daily fee facility, and one of Nebraska’s finest golf courses. We continually strive to provide excellent course conditions and a first-class customer experience. Indian Creek is home to the Pinnacle Bank Championship, the Korn Ferry Tour’s season finale.

    Indian Creek looks to take another significant step forward in the coming years, heightening our reputation as one of the area’s finest facilities. Our newest vision can only be achieved if our culture is strong, selfless, and demanding of excellence. We need bright, energetic, caring, and driven individuals to help us achieve our short- and long-term goals. Our equipment manager, along with our director, team of assistants and AIT’s, will help create the foundation for our next chapter. Along the way, all will find themselves more prepared to achieve what it is they want to accomplish in the golf industry or beyond.

    The equipment manager will maintain a significant level of autonomy and will be expected to be a leader and self-starter. The position provides an excellent opportunity to experience all facets of a high-end daily fee operation as well as PGA tournament preparation. The position provides an excellent opportunity to build a large professional network within the golf industry, the PGA Tour, Korn Ferry Tour, and the Golf Channel Network.

    Key Traits of the Individual:

     Possesses a passion for the industry and high end/tournament golf.

     Ability to promote a fun, cooperative work environment that invites open communication and teamwork within the team and between divisions.

     Possesses a strong interest in continued improvement and adaptation.

     Thinks creatively and outside the box.

     Possess a strong affinity for excellence.

    Duties include but are not limited to:

     Self-manage the shop, fleet and all related responsibilities.  

     Fine tune tournament level reel and rotary cutting unit performance and maintenance programs.

     Develop and implement preventative maintenance and repair programs and schedules.

     Maintain great working relationships with vendors and distributors.

     Handle ordering and purchasing of all parts and equipment.

     Organize and restructure the shop to create a clean, safe, and efficient working environment.

     Manage and monitor equipment and supplies budget of $75,000+.

     Work with the director of agronomy to develop annual operating and capital budgets. 

     Create an environment focused on teaching, training and cooperation.

     Maintain open lines of communication with the entire team.

    Educational Requirements

     Associates Degree or Certificate from an accredited technical school/college preferred, but not required

    Experience Requirements

     Technical experience

     Working knowledge of Hydraulic and Diesel systems 

     Working understanding of electrical systems and troubleshooting 

     Working knowledge of the principles, and fundamentals of reel/cutting unit management  

     Comfortable command of verbal, interpersonal & communication skills

     Ability to adapt to new technology and maintain a progressive fleet of equipment

     Possess a passion for the industry

     Great organizational skills and record keeping practices.

    Benefits

     Salary – Disclosed upon request. (High End Salary)

     Seasonal, course performance bonus

     Company assisted health, dental, life insurance, short term, and long-term disability

     401K with employer match

     Annual holiday, vacation, and sick time

     Professional membership association dues and continued education expenses covered.

     Strong focus on work/life/family balance.

    Potential Start Date

    Position is currently open, but we are willing to wait on the right candidate so that he or she may transition out of their current position in a manner that is fair and appropriate. This can be discussed and set up the right way.

    Interested candidates, please contact Director of Agronomy Jim Nedrow.

    Jim Nedrow
    Director of Agronomy
    The Club at Indian Creek 
    Elkhorn, NE 68022 

    402-669-7275

    jimn@golfatindiancreek.com


  • 07/19/2022 1:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job Description:

    Chicago Highlands Club is a 12 year old private club in Westchester, IL located 15 miles from downtown Chicago.  The Arthur Hills designed golf course is a links style design built on 270 acres. The club boasts an 18-hole golf course, 3- hole junior course and practice facility with chipping greens, putting greens, and a driving range with multiple grass teeing areas. We are seeking a Head Technician that is ready to advance their career at one of Illinois' finest new private facilities.  Candidates should be focused, organized, and a dedicated teammate that will help us reach our goals as we assist them in reaching theirs.  Our team at Highlands looks to maintain high standards and work cohesively to ensure the best conditions for members and staff daily.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Diagnose and perform major and minor repairs as needed in a timely manner
    • Daily spot checks on equipment in the field to ensure performance
    • Perform routine scheduled maintenance
    • Order / manage parts inventory
    • Maintain detailed service records to include all repairs, service, and associated parts and costs for all equipment
    • Maintain a clean and organized work area

    Requirements:

    • 1-3 years experience with engine repair (small, diesel and gas)
    • Prior experience with golf course maintenance equipment helpful but not necessary (training available)
    • Must be able to troubleshoot issues with equipment, order parts, and repair 
    • Welding and fabrication 
    • Basic computer knowledge (Microsoft Office)
    • Needs organization skills for tools and parts inventory, machine records, purchasing, and preventative maintenance plan
    • Ability to follow instructions and work with staff and Superintendent
    • Understanding of prioritization of work that will streamline efficiency
    • Required to operate equipment and lift up to 50 lbs.

    Full Time Salary Range: $60,000 - $80,000

    Benefits: Insurance, retirement plan with 3% club match, paid vacation and sick leave, uniforms, meals, golfing privileges, dues for local and national associations, continuing education opportunities.

    Send resume to:

    Mark Allman
    Golf Course Superintendent
    Chicago Highlands Club
    super@chicagohighlands.com

    443-979-0598



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