Small Engine Repair/Mechanic

  • Location
    Sodus, New York
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
    $ 10.4 - $ 14 / Year
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Repair / Technician

Small engine mechanics inspect, service, and repair motorized power equipment. Mechanics often specialize in one type of equipment - Golf Carts in this case.

Duties
Small engine mechanics typically do the following:

Discuss equipment issues, maintenance plans, and work performed with customers
Perform routine engine maintenance, such as lubricating parts and replacing spark plugs
Test and inspect engines for malfunctioning parts
Repair or replace worn, defective, or broken parts
Reassemble and reinstall components and engines following repairs
Keep records of inspections, test results, work performed, and parts used
Small engine mechanics regularly work on power equipment for golf carts
When equipment breaks down, mechanics use many strategies to diagnose the source and the extent of the problem.
Small engine mechanics determine mechanical, electrical, and fuel problems and make necessary repairs.

HS Diploma or GED
3 or more year of mechanic experience

Mechanics’ tasks vary in complexity and difficulty. Able to perform minor adjustments or the replacement of a single part. Others skills, including piston calibration and spark plug replacement, may require taking an engine apart completely.


Mechanics use a variety of hand tools, including screwdrivers, wrenches, and pliers, for many common tasks.
Some mechanics also may regularly use compression gauges, ammeters, and voltmeters to test engine performance. For more complicated procedures, they commonly use pneumatic power tools or diagnostic equipment. A pneumatic tool such as an impact wrench is an air tool powered by compressed air.

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