Jobs at Resurgence Small Engine Inc.

Title: Small Engine Service Technician


  • The Service Technician will be responsible for diagnosing and repairing a variety of gasoline and diesel powered small engines and machines powered by small engines.
  • The Service Technician will be responsible for processing machines accepted for recycling and preparing used parts for sale.


  • The Service Technician will work on a variety of machines, including but not limited to: ATV, ATC, SxS, snowmachine, motorcycle, dirt bike, lawn tractor, go-kart, scooter, small outboard, snowblower, push lawnmower, generator, dredge engine, pressure washer, and chainsaw.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Diagnose mechanical and electrical problems
  • Identify missing and broken parts
  • Estimate time needed for repairs
  • Record observations in computer system

Repairs & Services

  • Repair and replace parts
  • Perform routine maintenance services – adjust valves, tune carburetors, change fluids & filters
  • Record repairs made and time spent
  • Test and inspect engines to verify quality of repairs

Process Shop-Owned Units

  • Assess repairs needed to reach salable condition
  • Dismantle units
  • Prepare used parts for sale – assess quality, identify, enter in computer, tag, weigh, and photograph
  • Drain fluids and prepare units for recycling

Organization & Cleaning

  • Maintain organization and cleanliness in shop and parts warehouse
  • Maintain shop tools and equipment
  • Keep stock of consumable shop supplies

Customer Service

  • Greet clients and explain diagnostics and repairs
  • Assist clients load and unload machines

Other Duties as Assigned

Above All:

  • Take pride in work and do it safely
  • Thorough diagnostics, leave nothing to guess
  • Achieve a standard of excellence in repairs and service
  • Foster positive client relationships

Qualification & Skills


    • 3 years experience with ATV or other small engine diagnostics and repair

    • Diagnostics skills – able to systematically identify a problem and its causes and effects
    • Extensive and in-depth small engine repair skills

    • Familiar with a variety of mechanical tools & their proper use
    • Familiar with a variety of types of small engines
    • Ability to identify parts and part numbers from schematics

    • Basic customer service skills
    • Computer literacy

    • Willing to learn
    • Safety conscious
    • Honest, respectful, approachable, & dependable
    • Time management skills – must be able to prioritize to work efficiently
    • Communicative – will keep office updated on status of units
    • Organizational ability
    • Cleanliness

  • Able to lift heavy loads up to 70lbs


  • Basic welding – arc and/or MIG
  • Willingness to be flexible with hours
  • Class D drivers license
  • Familiar with Ubuntu

Wage & Hours:

  • This is a part time job, beginning with 10 hours per week at $12/hour. During the first months, the technician will receive training as needed. After four months, the wage will increase to $15/hour, reflecting an increased ability, efficiency, & independence.

How to Submit an Application:

  • Application acceptance dates August 13, 2018 through August 22, 2018
  • How to apply: Email your resume and answers to the following questions.


  • If your experience working with small engines is not included on your resume, please describe it here.
  • Do you understand that this job will take place in Wasilla, Alaska?