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Company: Benchmark Hospitality
Location: Radford
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Benchmark's company culture is central to our management philosophy. The company's stated purpose is "to provide an entrepreneurial environment where determined people dare to create, share, and build futures.

To be the "benchmark" by which all others are judged takes passion, courage, and dedication. We invite you to explore our extraordinary offering of unique opportunities, all with a common goal of providing an unforgettable journey.

Job Description Summary:

Interested in a stunning property with growth potential? The Pete Dye River Course is located along the historic and pristine New River, in Radford, VA. The extraordinary clubhouse rests on a rock cliff seventy feet above the historic and pristine New River. Preston's at The River is a full-service restaurant offering lunch and dinner. Along with the Hackin' Hokies Lounge, it's a great place to gather with friends and family for a casual, upscale dining experience with a view.

Discover more about us at

Inspiring ways to "Be the Difference" with every guest and employee interaction. We've created a place where YOU feel at home with an excellent working environment that encourages our "Be the Difference" Culture.

Think this sounds like a fit for you? Apply nowwe would love to have you on our team!

Job Description:

The Golf Course Mechanic makes major and minor repairs on a variety of gasoline and diesel powered equipment. The Golf Course Mechanic ensures that all equipment is operationally sound, properly serviced as necessary, and up to date with every safety device functioning. The Golf Course Mechanic will assist with the overall Golf Maintenance operation when not specifically working on maintaining equipment.


  • Flexibility - This is a demanding business and we look for flexibility with work days and hours, but it's also a lot of fun!
  • Experience -High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Management and organizational skills including record keeping preferred. Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Knowledge - Two years experience as a small engine mechanic required.
  • People Person - The best part of serving others is creating experiences for them that go beyond the expected.
  • Great communicator - Providing amazing experiences requires the ability to communicate fluently in English both verbally and through legible writing


  • Inspects, adjusts, diagnoses, and repairs mechanical defects in the many types of golf course maintenance equipment.
  • Performs mower grinding, sharpening, and related tasks.
  • Keeps thorough, clear, concise, and up to date service records for each piece of equipment.
  • Prioritizes, coordinates, and carries out the servicing, repairs, overhaul, and off-season maintenance of equipment.
  • Performs daily visual inspections of equipment.
  • Responsible for requisitioning inventory of equipment parts.
  • Assists in safety training with all employees.
  • Has a full range of knowledge of controls, functions, and working manner of all equipment.
  • Maintains mechanic shop and physical plant in a safe, orderly, and clean fashion.
  • Support other departments whenever possible through direct or indirect support.
  • Enforces all policies and guidelines laid out by the Benchmark Hospitality at the Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech.
  • Maintains a daily equipment log of events.
  • Provide guest service to the level of results in the targeted rate.
  • Any and all duties as assigned by the General Manager or Golf Operations Manager.


  • The Pete Dye River Course is a semi-private, daily fee facility and is open to the public.
  • The setting of the Pete Dye River Course offers unmatched facilities and scenery to enhance any event. From a 10-person Board Meeting or Retreat to a 150-person reception on our spectacular terrace, we're prepared to entertain and impress your guests.
  • Located in Radford, VA.


  • We provide benefits for all Full-time employees such as; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability, Critical Illness and Accidental Insurance. Generous PTO plans and Holiday Pay for all full - time employees.
  • Company 401k and Employee Assistance Program is available to ALL employees as well as Hotel Discounts and employee purchase plans.


Keywords: Benchmark Hospitality, Roanoke , Mechanic, Other , Radford, Virginia

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