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7335 – Other small engine and small equipment repairers

Other small engine and small equipment repairers test, repair and service small gasoline and diesel-powered engines and equipment, such as garden tractors, lawn mowers and other related equipment. They are employed by dealer service shops and by independent service establishments.


Index of titles

Example titles

Air-cooled engine mechanic

Apprentice small engine mechanic

Garden tractor repairer

Gasoline-powered lawn mower mechanic

Gasoline-powered lawn mower repairer

Gasoline-powered snow blower repairer

Gas-powered small equipment mechanic

Lawn and garden equipment technician

Outdoor power equipment technician

Small engine and equipment mechanic

Small engine mechanic

Small engine repairer

Small engine technician

Small equipment mechanic apprentice

Small equipment repairer

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

Review work orders and discuss work to be performed with supervisor

Inspect and test engines 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

Perform scheduled maintenance service on equipment

Advise customers on work performed and general condition of equipment

Determine estimates of repair cost.

Employment requirements

Completion of secondary school and training courses or a vocational program is usually required.

Completion of a three- to four-year apprenticeship program in small engine or equipment repair or a combination of several years of work experience and high school or college courses in small engine or equipment repair are usually required for trade certification.

Small engine or equipment mechanic trade certification is available, but voluntary, in Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Ontario and Nunavut.

Inboard/outboard mechanic trade certification is available, but voluntary, in Ontario and British Columbia.

Outdoor power equipment technician trade certification, for specified types of equipment, is available, but voluntary, in Manitoba, Alberta, British Columbia, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Additional information

Progression to supervisory positions is possible with experience.


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