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Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics

Maintain and repair small engines, such as those in chain saws, lawn mowers, and similar equipment.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Below the statewide median
$18.46 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  5.7%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Vocational training is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Lubricate equipment to allow proper functioning.
  • Maintain work equipment or machinery.
  • Repair defective engines or engine components.
  • Repair worn, damaged, or defective mechanical parts.
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Job Title Examples:

Golf Cart Mechanic
Lawnmower Repair Mechanic
Small Engine Technician

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