Grounds, Mechanic Foreman

Job category: Auxiliary
Exemption Status/Test: Non Exempt
Reports to: Grounds Supervisor
Date Revised: April 14, 2016
Dept./School: Maintenance

Primary purpose

Oversee the repairs on all lawn and tractor equipment and repair and safety inspections of all maintenance and booster club trailers.

Qualifications

Education/Certification

High school diploma or GED

Valid Texas Driver’s License with good driving record / CDL preferred

Required to have Texas state vehicle inspector’s license

Minimum five (5) years’ experience in diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing gasoline and diesel engines and hydraulics

Experience with various types of grounds equipment

Ability to complete additional duties assigned

Experience

Experience with tire repairs and tire equipment tools

Experience in hydraulic equipment

Experience with trailer repairs and trailer wiring

Minimum five (5) years’ experience

Special knowledge/skills

Inspect, diagnose, adjust and repair mechanical problems on all maintenance equipment

Keep accurate service records on each piece of equipment and perform preventive maintenance

Knowledge of heavy equipment repair

Knowledge of trailer wiring, braking systems and suspension

Ability to maintain record of trailer inspections/registrations monthly

Ability to use specialty testing tools properly and safely

Ability to order and maintain supplies

Ability to follow directions

Ability to handle high-volume, fast paced work loads

Ability to get along with others

Ability to coordinate assignments in a timely and workable manner to mechanics

Major responsibilities and duties

Must be skilled with a variety of lawn tools

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Motion: 
Ability to climb on and off equipment
Lifting: 
Frequently lift 10 to 80 pounds
Mental Demands: 
Maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.