Small-engine and equipment mechanics test, repair, and service small gasoline- and diesel-powered equipment such as outboard motors/lawn mowers.
Duties May Include
Mechanics in this unit group perform some or all of the following duties:
Review work orders and discuss work to be performed with supervisor;
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;
Perform scheduled maintenance service on equipment;
Advise customers on work performed and general condition of equipment;
Determine estimates of repair cost.
Examples of Titles
Lawn Mower Repairer
Moter Boat Mechanic
Small Engine Mechanic
Small Engine Repairer
Small Equipment Mechanic
Small Equipment Repairer
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.
The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.
© Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
© JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
© National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
© Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.