Assistant Mechanic

The Renaissance Club - East Lothian - Scotland
Mechanic - Greenkeeper 22 December 2018

The Renaissance Club, which will be hosting the 2019 ASI Scottish Open and the Ladies Scottish Open invites applications for the position of Assistant Mechanic.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting with the day to day running of the workshop and maintenance of all course machinery. They will also assist with golf course maintenance duties as and when required.

Candidate Requirements

  • An engineering qualification would be an advantage, preferably within the horticultural / agricultural sector but not essential as training will be provided.
  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience within the engineering industry in a similar role.
  • Steel fabrication skills would be an advantage as would basic knowledge of automotive electrical systems.
  • Ability to work effectively and proactively as part of a team and on your own.
  • Experience of prioritising work effectively, managing stock, maintaining accurate records of machinery repair/service and working to an approved budget.
  • Proven ability in preparing and implementing a program of routine maintenance for a large fleet of machinery and equipment to the manufacturer’s specifications and guidelines.
  • A good understanding of and be competent in the use of modern golf course machinery would be an advantage but not essential as training would be provided.
  • A comprehensive understanding of Health and Safety and related procedures.
  • Experience of operating Oxyacetylene, Arc and Mig Welding equipment.
  • A keen eye for detail and the ability to consistently produce work of a high standard.
  • Have a flexible approach to work and be self-motivated

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to join this forward thinking and ambitious club.


Please apply with a covering letter complete with current CV and references to:

Or by letter to:

Paul Seago,

Head Superintendent,

The Renaissance Club,

Cowden Hill Drive


East Lothian, EH39 5HS


Closing date for applications:  21st December 2018


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