Mechanic - Outdoor Lawn Equipment
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Palmetto Ace Home Center
Pawleys Island, SC, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Mechanic - Outdoor Lawn Equipment

Position Summary
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul small engines used to power lawn mowers, chain saws, and related equipment.
Be able to complete online training courses on Stihl Equipment Repair for certification as we are a certified Stihl Dealer.
Job Duties and Tasks
Remove engines from equipment, and position and bolt engines to repair stands.

Repair and maintain gasoline engines used to power equipment such as portable saws, lawn mowers, generators, and compressors.
Repair or replace defective parts such as magnetos, water pumps, gears, pistons, and carburetors, using hand tools.

Replace motors.

Test and inspect engines to determine malfunctions, to locate missing and broken parts, and to verify repairs, using diagnostic instruments.
Grind, ream, rebore, and retap parts to obtain specified clearances, using grinders, lathes, taps, reamers, boring machines, and micrometers.

Record repairs made, time spent, and parts used.

Show customers how to maintain equipment.
Sell parts and equipment.

Adjust points, valves, carburetors, distributors, and spark plug gaps, using feeler gauges.

Dismantle engines, using hand tools, and examine parts for defects.
Obtain problem descriptions from customers, and prepare cost estimates for repairs.

Perform routine maintenance such as cleaning and oiling parts, honing cylinders, and tuning ignition systems.

Reassemble engines after repair or maintenance work is complete.

Physical Requirements
The minimum physical requirements for this position include:
*Must be able to lift 40 pounds frequently to load and unload customer orders
*Ability to stand for an extended period of time
*Move and handle boxes of merchandise and fixtures throughout the store, which entails lifting and perform all functions as set forth
*Able to lift, pull, push, and other necessary movements associated with small engine repair, screen repairs, knife sharpening and any other service responsibilities associated with our store.

Additional Information
Competitive hourly pay plus bonus incentive for equipment repairs.

Small Engine Repair