Small Engine Mechanic

City of Overland Park, KS
8500 Santa Fe Dr
Overland Park, KS 66212
United States

Government / Civil Service
Manages Others
Experience Required
From $39,912 To $49,896
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
Small Engine Mechanic

The City of Overland Park has a Small Engine Mechanic position available in the Parks and Recreation Department.  Responsibilities: Performs preventative maintenance and repairs for small engines including trimmers, blowers, chainsaws, tillers, power washers, compressors, sprayers, water pumps, chippers, mowers etc. Diagnose and repair electrical issues with lift beds and trailers; bulbs, sockets and general wiring problems. Monitor and record park maintenance fuel deliveries and keep track of all fuel records required for necessary permits, required inspections and reports of fuel island, underground tanks and stormwater management, perform shop duties, such as cleanup, parts and supplies orders/stocking and updating Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Conducts periodic inspections for safety and environmental compliance. Creates shop designs, fabricates, and modifies parts and equipment as needed. Determines parts or equipment to be fabricated and draws design. Orders materials and lays out design patterns. Welds and bolts materials and tests design. This position will also coordinate deliveries to PMHQ facility and unloading of equipment. Assist parks staff with projects as needed. Assists in emergency operations, including snow removal.

Job Requirements
Requirements: Basic education with technical training in the maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel powered small equipment, welding and hydraulics, small engine repair or additional equivalent experience. Must obtain a valid Class A commercial driver’s license with air brakes and tanker endorsements within 6 months from date of hire. Must have and maintain an insurable driving record. Six months to one year of experience performing small engine maintenance and repair, or an equivalent level of experience. No City residency requirement. Must be able to successfully pass a background check, drug screen, and physical. 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. $3,326-$4,158/mo. Open until filled. Apply online, attach a resume, cover letter and view your online application at If unable to apply online, visit the HR Office between 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., M-F.

City of Overland Park
Human Resources Dept.
8500 Santa Fe Drive
Overland Park, KS 66212
City of Overland Park, KS
Michele Young
8500 Santa Fe Dr
Overland Park KS 66212
United States