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Small Engine Mechanic Lead

Job Description and Requirements

Kuwait - Al Jahrah, Camp Arifjan

Job Summary

URS/AECOM has an opening for a­ Small Engine Mechanic Lead in Kuwait

As a working leader performs maintenance tasks and provides guidance for assigned personnel in the maintenance of small engines.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Repairs fractional-horsepower gasoline engines used to power lawnmowers, garden tractors, and similar machines, using hand tools.

  2. Locates causes of trouble, dismantles engines, using hand tools, and examines parts for defects.

  3. Replaces or repairs parts, such as rings and bearings, using hand tools.

  4. Cleans and adjusts carburetor and magneto. Starts repaired engines and listens to sounds to test performance.

  5. Adhere to ISO Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions.

  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - URS enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the URS Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable URS Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.


This position description indicates the general nature and level of work expected. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required. Employee may be asked to perform other duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Two years’ experience as a mechanic working on Military vehicles.

  • The ability to read and write and interpret technical data and special operating instructions is required.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills and leadership ability are required.

  • Must be able to lift 50 Lbs.

  • Must be able to work in extreme environmental conditions including dust and high temperatures.

  • Must be able to endure long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Trades/vocational school preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.