Small Engine Mechanic Job at True Value Hardware & Farm, The Plains, OH

  • True Value Hardware & Farm
  • The Plains, OH

Job Description

Small Engine Mechanic Location The Plains, OH :

We are looking for a skilled Small Engines Mechanic to assemble, maintain and repair machinery. You will be responsible for ensuring functionality and reliability of machines, engines and mechanical systems. An excellent mechanic must have manual dexterity and great attention to detail. They must be able to work with various machines and tools as well as follow all safety precautions.

Pay Scale :

You are guarantee 15hr per week for @ $20hr making your base salary $600 per 2 week pay period.

The rest is based off a sliding commission pay scale:

  • no commission on 0-15 hours billed, these would be included in the "base salary"
  • 16-25 hours pay 20%, commission would be $240-$375
  • 26-35 hours pay 25%, commission would be $488-$656
  • 36-45 hours pay 30%, commission would be $810-$1013
  • 46+ hours pay 35%, commission would be $1208 & UP

This hour scale would be base off hours bill for the month. Commission would be paid at the end of the month after month billing has closed.

April-Sept usually sees 40+ hours a month billed

Oct-March usually see 20-35 hours a month billed.


  • Build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements
  • Inspect machines, engines, Hydo-transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues
  • Conduct repairs aiming for maximum reliability
  • Troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
  • Perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment and systems
  • Clean and apply lubricants to machinery components
  • Replenish fluids and components of engines and machinery
  • Provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures to machine or small engine users
  • Undertake other duties as assigned (e.g. repair of hydraulic systems, rebuilding motors, adjusting Carbs etc.)
  • Keep logs of work and report on issues


  • Proven experience as Mechanic
  • Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components
  • Aptitude in using various hand tools (screwdrivers, hammers etc.) and precision measurement tools (e.g. calipers)
  • Ability to follow established procedures and practices and read instruction, blueprints etc.
  • A strong commitment to all health and safety guidelines
  • Very good communication skills
  • A problem-solving ability
  • Very good physical strength and stamina
  • High school diploma is preferred; Certification from a vocational school or completion of apprenticeship is a definite plus

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $20.00 per hour

Expected hours: 15 per week


  • Employee discount
  • Paid time off


  • No weekends
  • Year round work


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Full time, Part time, Apprenticeship,

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