Virginia Beach/Norfolk

A Small Engine Mechanic specializes in repairing and maintaining the machinery of motorized equipment and vehicles.

$20-$25/hr based on experience

All Safety requirements

Prefer DBIDS eligible

Local only

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Discuss equipment issues, maintenance plans, and work performed with teammates.
  • Perform routine engine maintenance, such as lubricating parts and replacing parts.
  • Test and inspect engines for malfunctioning parts.
  • Adjust components according to specifications.
  • Repair or replace worn, defective, or broken parts.
  • Cuts, fabricates, and welds metal to perform repairs.
  • Perform an inventory of parts and tools.
  • Clean and maintain the shop.


  • General knowledge of the methods, tools, parts and equipment used in the repair of small
  • General knowledge of gasoline and diesel engine operation and repair.
  • General knowledge of electrical, hydraulic, vacuum, and brake systems.
  • Working knowledge of safety hazards and precautions related to the work.
  • Skill in the use and the operations of tools and machinery used in small equipment repair
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical problems and determine the appropriate solution.
  • Ability to maintain computer records.
  • Ability to detect by inspection any worn or broken parts.
  • Ability to understand service manuals and schematic drawings.
  • Ability to operate vehicles and equipment safely.
  • Ability to follow instructions accurately.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and
    other departments.

Company Information

Tidewater Staffing Offers:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Full-Time Employment
  • Insurance Benefits
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Temp-to-Hire Job Opportunities
  • Free Training Programs
  • Direct Deposit | Money Network Cards
Tidewater Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

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