Company Description: Carr Hardware is the largest and most complete industrial supply, hardware and rental house in the Berkshires. Founded in 1928, Carr currently has six locations: four in throughout Berkshire County and two in CT. We are growing and looking for some technical rockstars to join our team.
Carr employs over 90 career professionals offering competitive wages and industry leading benefits. Voted “Best in the Berkshires” for 21 years running, we offer our customers an unmatched shopping experience and our employees job stability and satisfaction. Carr Hardware continues to grow, and outstanding customer service oriented technical individuals are the key to our success!
Handy Man - Mechanic Experience
To Commensurate With Experience
Full / Part Time
Some High School Coursework
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Carr Hardware is a locally owned independent hardware and industrial supplier. Carr serves homeowners, contractors, commercial customers, institutions and government agencies throughout the state of Massachusetts, Connecticut and surrounding areas of New York State and Vermont. Carr offers over 40,000 different products including paint, tools, hardware, electrical, plumbing, outdoor living and lawn and garden and so much more.
We seek a Full or Part-time all-round Handy Man - Small Engine Mechanic to work in our North Adams,division of Carr Hardware. The primary goal is to diagnose and fix small engines. Candidate should have a working knowledge of 2 and 4 cycle engines, pumps and hydraulics. Candidates must possess a strong attention to detail, results oriented whilst delivering outstanding customer service.
Repair and maintain gasoline engines used to power equipment such as portable saws, lawn mowers, generators, and compressors.
Ability to adjusts points, valves, carburetors, distributors, and spark plug gaps, using feeler gauges.
Perform routine maintenance such as cleaning and oiling parts, honing cylinders, and tuning ignition systems.
Obtain problem descriptions from customers, and assist with the preparation of cost estimates for repairs.
Tests and inspects engines to determine malfunctions, to locate missing and broken parts, and to verify repairs, using diagnostic instruments.
Repair or replace defective parts such as magnetos, water pumps, gears, pistons, and carburetors, using hand tools.
Reassemble and reinstall components and engines following repairs
Discuss equipment issues, maintenance plans, and work performed with customers as required
Keep records of inspections, test results, work performed, and parts used
Skills & Qualities
Attention to detail
Prior experience in Small Engine Repair
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
The ability to work in high-pressure situations and to “think on your feet.”
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
Self-motivated with a high level of confidence
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to lift 50-80 LBS
THE DESCRIPTION ABOVE REPRESENTS THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DUTIES OF THIS POSITION BUT DOES NOT EXCLUDE OTHER OCCASIONAL WORK ASSIGNMENTS NOT MENTIONED. THE INCLUSION OF WHICH WOULD BE IN CONFORMITY WITH THE FACTORS ASSIGNED.