Service Technician

Positions Available at Lincoln, Omaha, and Gretna Locations


Welcome to the Outdoor Power Superstore. Ty’s Outdoor Power is the largest dealer in the state, serving the Nebraska and Iowa markets with outdoor power/small engine needs. We offer an enormous selection of equipment with lines like Hustler Mowers, BOSS Snowplows, Ventrac Tractors, Toro, Honda, Grasshopper, STIHL, SnowEx, and many more.

With three locations (Omaha, Gretna, and Lincoln), we help our 40,000+ customer base purchase new equipment, schedule simple tune-ups and general maintenance, locate and order parts, or consult on best practices with the machines we sell.

Ty’s seeks a Service Technician to service and repair products that are brought to our stores for repair. Whether you have experience with agricultural or lawn and garden equipment, or have a mechanical background and the desire to learn the Ag and/or Turf industry – now is the time to join our team! This is your opportunity for a long-term career with Nebraska’s top small engine employer. Ty’s is a well-respected organization that offers great pay, above average benefits, and real advancement opportunities.

The Mechanic promotes customer relations and satisfaction by completing jobs on schedule. You will coordinate with the Service Advisors to connect with customers, in a timely manner, and provide updates on issues, such as unattainable replacement parts and warranty issues. You will be expected to establish customer relationships while promoting all aspects of Ty’s Outdoor Power. 

In this role, you will:

  • Support air-cooled 2 stroke, 4 stroke, and small liquid-cooled gas & diesel engine maintenance, tune-ups, and diagnosis.
  • Perform engine removal and installation in various pieces of outdoor power equipment.
  • Tear down engine and analyze for warranty consideration or estimation.
  • Diagnose fuel systems, which may include a carburetor overhaul.
  • Diagnose and repair EFI components.
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical systems for mowers, tractors, etc.
  • Perform hydraulic drive system diagnosis and repair (especially ZTR drive systems).
  • Have a mechanical aptitude for general/mechanical repairs on outdoor power equipment.

We’re looking for these skills:

  • Ability to read a wiring diagram
  • Work quickly AND efficiently
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Light welding skills (not required but is a plus)

We expect you to have:

  • The ability to recognize and observe all safety and security procedures, report potentially unsafe conditions, and use equipment and materials properly.
  • The desire to treat others with respect and contribute to building a positive team spirit.
  • The ability to understand and follow instructions and promptly respond to direction.
  • The drive to work with integrity, always upholding company values, while operating a profitable service business.

We would prefer you have an education and/or experience:

  • Knowledge of small engine theory (2 and 4 stroke): lubrication, cooling, ignition and fuel systems.
  • Certifications in major manufacture brands like Honda, Kohler, Briggs & Stratton, Generac, MTD, etc. Master certification is a plus!
  • Extensive experience with electrical systems, plunger driven or axial pressure washer pumps and unloader systems, hydraulic theory, and associated diagnostic equipment and procedures.

This position offers an hourly wage starting at $15-21, and bonuses based on performance. You will receive thorough training to kick start your career. Ty’s Outdoor Power employees who demonstrate high performance and commitment will have the opportunity for career development and advancement within the service department.

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