Other small engine and small equipment repairers (NOC 7335)

About this job

Workers in this group

  • test, repair and service small gasoline and diesel-powered equipment, such as garden tractors, outboard motors, lawn mowers and other related equipment
  • work for dealer service shops and independent service establishments
Common job titles
  • mechanic, air-cooled engine
  • mechanic, snow blowers
  • mechanic-repairer, small engines
  • repairer, garden tractor
  • repairer, gas-powered lawn mower

Duties

Mechanics in this group perform some or all of the following duties:

  • review work orders and talk to supervisor about the work
  • inspect and test engine, motors and other mechanical components using test devices to diagnose and isolate faults
  • adjust, repair or replace mechanical or electrical system parts and components using hand tools and equipment
  • test and adjust repaired equipment for proper performance
  • do scheduled maintenance service on equipment
  • tell customers about work done and general condition of equipment
  • figure out estimates of repair cost

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupation:

  • Work takes place in a controlled indoor environment.
  • Working with equipment, machinery or power/hand tools may be a source of injury.
  • The workplace may be noisy enough to cause marked distraction or possible loss of hearing.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.

Additional resources

Additional resources are not currently available for this career.