Makena Golf and Beach Club
  • Kihei, HI, USA
  • Seasonal

Key Relationships

Reports to:                              Equipment Manager

Direct reports:                         N/A

Other key relationships:          Across departments, Across levels


Goals and Objectives

Support successful operation and maintenance of the properties equipment.



  • Communicates any needs or problems relating to maintenance or repair of equipment to the Equipment Manager and/or Assistant Superintendent.
  • Inspects, diagnoses, adjusts and repairs mechanical defects/failures in various pieces of golf course maintenance equipment on a regular basis.
  • Prioritizes equipment repair and maintenance work.
  • Sets up and modifies new equipment as needed.
  • Repairs and adjusts engines and cutting mechanisms on various heavy and light mowing equipment.
  • Keeps maintenance equipment fueled, oiled and inspected; and performs related tasks as required.
  • Keeps maintenance equipment fueled, oiled, lubricated, inspected and performs related tasks as required.
  • Must have knowledge of the general operations of gasoline, diesel, electric, and hydraulic-powered equipment, the proper methods of servicing golf course equipment, and the repair and adjustment of mowing equipment.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
  • Assist with the detailing of golf course equipment and utility vehicles.
  • Service and repair golf course utility vehicles and carts as needed.
  • Always takes required tools (including height of cut gauge, paper to test cut, etc.) on the golf course in order to perform service as to not disrupt play on the course.
  • Assist in maintaining clean and well-organized parts of the inventory room.
  • Adheres to the proper recycling and/or disposal of various oils, compounds, and other fluids (antifreeze, oil filters, etc.)
  • Assists in an effective, daily inspection of golf course maintenance equipment.
  • Knowledge of proper equipment operation.
  • Understands agronomic cultural practices and daily maintenance of the golf course.
  • Responsible for receiving gas, diesel and combustible deliveries.
  • Service, repair, detailing of the interior and exterior of Club Sales, Club carts and Golf Operations vehicles as needed.
  • Assists with daily golf course tasks and cultural practices.
  • Assists with servicing, maintaining and cleaning of the wash down area equipment.
  • Assists the Equipment Manager in training all new hires on the safe operation of all equipment used on the golf course and all aspects of the shops duties, including but not limited to: proper grinding procedures, safe operation of equipment, safe operation of shop tools and machines and proper set up of the days mowers.
  • Able to read electrical and hydraulic schematics and electrical diagnostic testing equipment.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
  • Report to work on time and as scheduled.
  • Comply with all Company policy and procedures.
  • Complete other duties and tasks as assigned by management.

Competencies for Success in the Role

  • Demonstrates respect for and appreciation of Hawaiian values, history and culture, understanding its implication in one's work, in fostering meaningful relationships, and in embracing the community served.
  • Positive attitude, professional demeanor, and exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to deliver service to members, guests, and team members.
  • Two years as a mechanic at a comparable facility preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to stay calm and focused during the busiest of times.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holiday and a shift greater than eight (8) hours in length.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English; additional languages preferred.
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position including, but not limited to, working indoors and outdoors, standing, walking, running, moving for periods of greater than eight (8) hours, heavy lifting, carrying, bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, pushing and pulling sometimes in excess of fifty (50) pounds.


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