Small Engine Mechanic

Posted: 03/03/2024

Are you Small Engine Master? If you get satisfaction from digging in, finding problems, and fixing them, come talk to us. We’d appreciate walking through the job to learn together if your skills, experience, and goals make a good match with our service department.


A Small Engine Mechanic at Haug Implement Co. sets up, repairs, services, and maintains lawn and garden equipment, utility vehicles, and other small engine equipment, heading home satisfied with a job well done!


Come grow with us as a SMALL ENGINE MECHANIC! 


Haug Implement Co. is a locally owned and operated John Deere dealership with locations in Willmar and Litchfield, Minnesota. We have a deep, rich heritage in agriculture and continually look ahead for innovation and growth.


We’re devoted to our family-oriented work environment and value the opportunity to create long-term relationships with our employees. Come work with great co-workers in a place where the manager’s door is always open.


We pay your health insurance premium, offer valuable additional benefits like paid time-off, pay competitively, and offer training and growth opportunities.




  • Performs basic diagnostics on lawn and garden equipment, utility vehicles, and other small engine equipment and determines what repairs are needed
  • Performs repairs
  • Does pre-delivery and set up on new lawn and garden, utility vehicles, and other small engine equipment
  • Performs preventative service inspections
  • Loads and unloads equipment as needed
  • Provides complete and thorough work order documentation on diagnostics and repairs performed, parts used, and time worked 
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager


  • Maintains a clean work area and performs work in a neat and orderly fashion
  • Maintains condition of vehicles, inventory, tools, and equipment 
  • Maintains a clean, professional personal appearance


  • Reports to work on time
  • Employs good time management skills and the ability to work independently
  • Demonstrates good work ethic
  • Communicates effectively one-on-one and in groups
  • Maintains a positive and professional working relationship and works cooperatively with co-workers and management


  • Exhibits a constant commitment to customer service   
  • Promotes the service department to customers including service work, inspections, and parts


  • Completes training required for the development of skills and knowledge
  • Maintains current knowledge of John Deere and competitive products   
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations




  • One or more years’ experience or technical college degree or certification preferred
  • Experience with set up, repair, service, and maintenance following technical manual procedures
  • Experience with mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems
  • Experience operating vehicles, tools, and equipment for diagnostic purposes 
  • Experience with basic computer functions
  • Experience using Service ADVISOR™ or other computer based diagnostic tools preferred  


  • Able to lift, bend, and carry
  • Valid driver’s license with an insurable driving record required 
  • CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) preferred

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