Small Engine Mechanic


Work independently to repair and maintain small engines and perform related work as assigned.


  • Test and inspect engines and outdoor power equipment for malfunctioning parts.
  • Discuss equipment problems and work needed.
  • Give breakdown of time and materials needed to make repairs and perform maintenance.
  • Perform routine maintenance and repair work.
  • Repair or replace worn, broken or defective parts.
  • Reassemble and reinstall components and engines after making repairs.
  • Report work done, parts used and time spent for each order.
  • Keep shop and work area clean and free of debris on a continuous basis.
  • Take jobs in the order they come in or are assigned by management.
  • Perform work in a timely and professional manner according to industry and company standards.



  • Mechanical – knowledge of machines and tools including their design, use, repair and maintenance.
  • Technology – 2-cycle & 4-cycle engine. Construction and Lawn Outdoor Power Equipment.
  • English Language – must be able to read and write.
  • Customer and Personal Service – understand customer’s needs and meet their expectations for service.
  • Computer – basic data entry.


  • Use – power and hand tools and diagnostic equipment.
  • Problem Solving – determine what needs to be done to make motorized power equipment work.
  • Test Equipment – to make sure that the problem has been solved.


  • Handle lifting and moving equipment up to 60 pounds.
  • Grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • Near Vision
  • Work quickly and repeatedly to adjust controls precisely.
  • Steady arm and hand.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with others.
  • Follow instructions including those found in service or repair manuals.


Two years of experience/training in small engine repair that demonstrates the ability to do the job. Must have tools.