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Golf Equipment Maintenance Lead - Year Round (10 Month)

Date:  Jan 5, 2022

Mercersburg, PA, US

Company:  Whitetail Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round (10-month)

As one of Pennsylvania’s premier skiing locations, Whitetail Mountain has everything guests need to make epic memories. Join our team and experience the outdoors like never before. Your adventure starts now.  www.vailresortscareers.com

As of Nov.15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


Join us now and receive an end-of-season bonus of $2/hour for every hour worked!


As the  Mechanic at Whitetail  Golf Resort, you will be responsible for the repair and maintenance of all equipment and machinery in the turf department and related areas (pump stations, maintenance facility, etc.) as well as providing support to the property (club house & recreation center) in areas of related expertise (i.e. golf carts, electronics, etc.). This includes meeting established safety standards and adherence to the respective equipment owner’s manual specifications to maintain the proper working order and longevity of all equipment and machinery.   




  •  Must be knowledgeable and capable of operating all equipment and machinery utilized by the turf department including tools and machinery needed to make related repairs or routine maintenance.
  •  Must be proactive in implementing and logging preventative maintenance programs for all equipment in the turf department.
  •  Must be capable of diagnosing and making informed repairs and/or maintenance of but not limited to:
    •  engines
    • tractors (gas & diesel)
    •  hydraulics
    •  electronics
    •  tools or equipment (i.e. blowers, weed eaters, chain saws, reels, bed-knives, etc.)
  • Ensures safe work environment to include compliance with OSHA/WISHA guidelines and proper operating usage of equipment as defined in related owner’s manual specifications.
  • Assists in the training of team members for proper use of equipment & machinery.
  • Implements methods and procedures designed to minimize operational costs and maximize resources to insure the proper working order and longevity of each piece of equipment.
  • Timely completion of repairs and preventative maintenance to insure golf course quality standards are achieved.
  •  Ensures daily a.m. set up of all turf equipment.
  • Daily communication with the golf course superintendent regarding the status and condition of all turf equipment.
  • Ability to make fabrications or alterations to new or existing equipment to insure proper working order and efficiency.
  • Maintain adequate inventory levels of parts and supplies including fuel and oil levels.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • On course assistance to insure proper working order of all equipment.
  • Daily implementation & adherence to Whitetail  Golf Resort universal standards.



  • Thorough understanding and ability to operate all pieces of turf equipment.
  •  Thorough understanding for mechanical operations of engines, electrical systems and hydraulics.
  •  Basic understanding of irrigation systems and components related to best practices in consideration of agronomics.
  • Ability to follow company policy/procedures, complying with all administrative responsibilities.

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 396769

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg