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Small Engine Mechanic

Small Engine Mechanic

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Equipment/Supply Chain/Warehousing

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Summary: The Small Tool & Engine Mechanic will primarily be responsible for inspecting, maintaining, repairing and testing a variety of general construction equipment. Diagnose and repair gas, air and electric power tools including small hand power tools – corded & cordless, lighting equipment, heaters, fans, saws and drills. The Small Tool & Engine Mechanic may be required to work both indoors and outdoors, year round in all weather conditions. The ideal candidate would have an understanding of all types of construction equipment and possess rental industry experience.



Job Duties:

  • Inspect, troubleshoot, repair and maintain NorthStar Rental Equipment fleet
  • Perform routine maintenance such as cleaning and servicing of equipment to manufactures specification
  • Calibrate components and instruments according to manufacturers’ specifications
  • Perform pre-delivery inspections on equipment
  • Maintain work area in a clean and organized manner
  • Complete work orders documenting repairs, time and parts used
  • Make on-site service calls to inspect, service and repair rental equipment as needed
  • Complete all maintenance and repair activities in a safe and healthy manner according to company policies and procedures
  • Live our CORE Values, have a Can-Do Attitude, Respect Others, Succeed as a Team, Lead with Courage and Deliver Results
  • Adhere to NorthStar Equipment Rentals policies and procedures
  • Participate in the branch on call schedule
  • Perform additional job related assignments as directed by supervisor



  • Possess at a minimum a High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Diploma or completion of an apprenticeship program in technician, small engine repair or a related field
  • Deep understanding of the operation, maintenance and repair of small tools and engines
  • Confirmed ability to learn new technology and repair and service procedures and specifications
  • Strong communication, attention to details and analytical skills
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license with clean driver’s abstract
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication
  • Must provide own basic mechanic tools
  • 3 – 5 years of previous experience in a similar role




  • Understands the importance of time management
  • A valid first aid certificate would be an asset
  • Understanding of proper use for the tools that are being repaired
  • Any welding/soldering experience would be an asset
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds
  • Must exhibit a high level of safety consciousness and a clear understanding of equipment safety