Small Engine Mechanic

Small Engine Mechanics maintain, test and repair engines of chainsaws, lawn mowers, garden tractors and other equipment with small engines.
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    Overview

    Small Engine Mechanics maintain, test and repair engines of chainsaws, lawn mowers, garden tractors and other equipment with small engines.

    Day-to-day

    • detects and diagnoses faults in engines and parts
    • dismantles and removes engine assemblies, transmissions, steering mechanisms and other components, and checks parts
    • repairs and replaces worn and defective parts and reassembles mechanical components, and refers to service manuals as needed
    • performs scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications and engine tune-ups to achieve smoother running of vehicles and ensure compliance with pollution regulations
    • reassembles engines and parts after being repaired.

    Considerations

    • Working outdoors

    To become a Small Engine Mechanic

    Skills employers are looking for

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