North Newton, KS 67117

Industry: Technical Job Number: 830298

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Small Engine Mechanic

$12-$15 BOE

Duties include:

  • The Small Engine Mechanic repairs and maintains gasoline engines used to power equipment such as portable saws, lawn mowers, generators, and compressors.

  • The Small Engine Mechanic adjusts points, valves, carburetors, distributors, and spark plug gaps, using feeler gauges.

  • The Small Engine Mechanic reassembles engines after repair or maintenance work is complete.

  • The Small Engine Mechanic records repairs made, time spent, and parts used.

  • The Small Engine Mechanic performs routine maintenance such as cleaning and oiling parts, honing cylinders, and tuning ignition systems.

  • The Small Engine Mechanic obtains problem descriptions from customers, and prepares cost estimates for repairs.

  • The Small Engine Mechanic tests and inspects engines to determine malfunctions, to locate missing and broken parts, and to verify repairs, using diagnostic instruments.

  • The Small Engine Mechanic repairs or replaces defective parts such as magnetos, water pumps, gears, pistons, and carburetors, using hand tools.

  • The Small Engine Mechanic sells parts and equipment as part of their job function.

  • The Small Engine Mechanic shows customers how to maintain equipment.

Additional Requirements:

Strong organizational skills

Read, decipher and formulate a plan of action and implementation

The ability to read a tech manual preferred

Must be able to work independently with little supervision

Must have valid DL

If you have your own tools, all the better!
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