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"Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanic"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul small engines used to power lawn mowers, chain saws, and related equipment.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanic"

1) Remove engines from equipment, and position and bolt engines to repair stands.

2) Repair and maintain gasoline engines used to power equipment such as portable saws, lawn mowers, generators, and compressors.

3) Repair or replace defective parts such as magnetos, water pumps, gears, pistons, and carburetors, using hand tools.

4) Replace motors.

5) Test and inspect engines to determine malfunctions, to locate missing and broken parts, and to verify repairs, using diagnostic instruments.

6) Grind, ream, rebore, and retap parts to obtain specified clearances, using grinders, lathes, taps, reamers, boring machines, and micrometers.

7) Record repairs made, time spent, and parts used.

8) Show customers how to maintain equipment.

9) Sell parts and equipment.

 

 

11) Dismantle engines, using hand tools, and examine parts for defects.

12) Obtain problem descriptions from customers, and prepare cost estimates for repairs.


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

14) Reassemble engines after repair or maintenance work is complete.

Job Description for "Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanic" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  49-3053.00