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Small Engine Mechanic

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work safely at all times and adhere to applicable safety and company policies, procedures, and standards
  • Perform minor to complex repairs and troubleshooting onsite and offsite with minimal supervision
  • Remove and install parts, disassemble and assemble components, test/verify proper operation of repairs
  • Prepare and complete all job-related documents, work orders, and parts requests
  • Utilize resources and databases to obtain information and provide accurate parts and warranty requests
  • Operate equipment and vehicles with possession of all necessary licenses and certificates
  • Consistently maintain regular and punctual attendance
  • Maintain vehicle inspection records and follow company and DOT guidelines regarding vehicle usage
  • Adhere to contamination control and HAZMAT rules and regulations
  • Maintain all company equipment, tools, and vehicle in a good, clean, and working order
  • Communicate work order progress to customer as needed, maintain clear customer records
  • Maintain open communication with internal team including Service Coordinator and Service Manager
  • Complete assigned jobs and tasks within established timeframes and within the reasonable expectations of Service Manager
  • Project professionalism with internal and external customers, including personal appearance; may be relied upon to lend expertise on specific repairs to less experienced Mechanics
  • Work overtime as required by workload
  • Complete all assigned Technician training courses and safety training in a timely and proficient manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Technical/Mechanical Skills:

  • Preferred candidates should have at least 2 years of experience troubleshooting and repairing various types of commercial concrete equipment, or equivalent experience in a similar field with a strong technical foundation that is transferrable across various equipment types.
  • Candidates with at least 2 years of other technical experience are encouraged, assuming that candidate also has a foundation in mechanical and electrical troubleshooting that will support the business needs.
  • Candidates must have a basic understanding of safe work procedures and practices.
  • Advanced knowledge of equipment and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Experience performing hydraulic, transmission, engine, and electrical repairs
  • Proficiency with computer software, related hardware, and basic knowledge of machine electronic systems.
  • Basic diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
  • Organizational skills to prioritize and plan work activities; use time efficiently; and plan for additional resources
  • Operation and control skills of equipment
  • Equipment selection skills and experience to determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
  • Excellent customer services skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally in writing
  • Ability to operate a forklift, and obtain required certifications/licenses
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under fast-paced, time constraining circumstances
  • Ability to operate hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools, and equipment used in mechanical repair
  • Ability to make precise movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, and/or assemble small objects

Education and Experience:

  • At least one-year small engine or light equipment experience required; 2 or more years preferred.
  • Record of factory, vocational, or mechanic training is a plus
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

Additional Requirements:

  • Must own required tools to perform repairs
  • Valid Driver’s license required
  • Must have a safe driving record
  • Willingness to attend out-of-state training courses with proper notice and scheduling

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently move materials or equipment weighing up to 75 lb
  • Constant movement and use of limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination, and stamina
  • Must be able to move objects, and use core muscles to provide support over time without fatigue
  • Be able to maneuver safely and work underneath equipment
  • Ascend/descend with gradual or continuous progress by oneself, using both hands and feet to climb up and down ladders or equipment
  • Routinely react to visual, auditory, and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work

Work Environment:

  • Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment
  • Regularly works outdoors around moving mechanical parts and noise level may be loud at times
  • May be exposed to weather extremes when working outside in conditions that include heat, humidity, cold, and inclement weather
  • Exposure to small quantities of chemicals, dust, steam, high-pressure water, and high-speed rotating equipment
  • Required to perform work in cramped spaces and/or high places

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