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Assistant Mechanic

Assistant Mechanic

Colonial Williamsburg
Williamsburg, VA

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The Assistant Mechanic works closely with the Mechanic in the repair and maintenance of various gasoline and diesel-powered golf courses and ground maintenance equipment. The Assistant Mechanic also helps to maintain a clean service area, maintenance building, preventive maintenance program and places safety procedures as a top priority.

General Duties:

  • Under the direction of the Mechanic, communicates any needs or problems relating to maintenance or repair of the equipment with the Agronomy Equipment Manager.
  • Inspects, diagnoses, adjusts and repair mechanical defects/failures in various pieces of golf course maintenance equipment on a regular basis.
  • Sets up and modifies equipment as directed by the Mechanic.
  • Repairs and adjusts engines and cutting mechanisms on heavy or light mowing equipment.
  • Keeps maintenance equipment serviced and inspected and perform related tasks as required.
  • May assist in maintaining an efficient inventory of high use parts, supplies, tires, hoses, filters, batteries, belts, fuels and lubricants required to maintain and operate the equipment.
  • Keeps accurate and complete records of work orders, repairs and preventive maintenance performed, including labor hours, parts and supplies used.

Employment Standards:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver’s license or CDL, meet the requirements of driver insurability as established by the Employer’s insurance carrier and must immediately report any change in status of the license to the Employer.
  • Must pass pre-employment background check per current employment policy.
  • 1-2 years of working knowledge of the general operation of gasoline, diesel and electric powered equipment, of the proper methods of servicing golf course equipment, and the repair and adjustment of mowing equipment.
  • High School diploma or equivalent General Education Degree (GED) is preferred.
  • Mechanical ability to use common mechanical tools.
  • Ability to weld and use a gas torch.
  • Ability to sharpen cutting mechanisms to factory specifications.
  • Ability to trouble shoot and repair hydraulic and electrical system on the mowing equipment.
  • High degree of good common sense and basic math skills.
  • Basic oral and written communication skills and able to follow instructions, in English is required; bilingual is valued.
  • Adhering to proper recycling and/or disposal of various oil, compounds and other fluids (antifreeze, oil filters, etc.).
  • Assist in an effective, daily inspection of golf course maintenance equipment.
  • Must have and present a clean and pleasant overall appearance in front of members and guests.


  • $17 - $19 per hour, depending on experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Colonial Williamsburg

Management Company

The Colonial Williamsburg Company has been driven by the same core values since 1930, when the ideas were first established by Williamsburg Tavern and Ordinaries, Inc. With a new formation of hotel properties, the opening of the Williamsburg Inn by Mr. John D. Rockefeller Jr. in 1937, we’ve hosted and entertained guests from across the globe with our rich history and impressive collection of amenities.

Today, we offer gorgeous guestrooms & colonial homes, over 20 food and beverage outlets, three championship golf courses, a 30,000 sq. ft. spa wellness & fitness center, and a retail shopping district – all supporting The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s education mission and historic preservation. By utilizing our relevance, craftsmanship, courage, and inclusion we’ve continued to fuel our passion in providing captivating experiences for our guests and rewarding opportunities and benefits for each of our trusted employees. And as an Equal Opportunity Employer, we embrace diversity and incorporate culture to unite our team and ensure that we always exceed our guests’ expectations.