power equipment

Power Equipment Mechanics

  • Interested in learning hands-on skills working on gasoline and diesel engines, hydraulic and electrical systems, drive lines, steering and suspension systems and basic metal fabrication and welding? You can gain these highly valued skills and more in the Power Equipment Mechanics program. Students master a variety of skills as they operate, maintain and repair various vehicle systems as they relate to lawn and garden, industrial and agricultural equipment.  Greene County is recognized around Ohio for its strong agricultural base. Qualified technicians who can maintain and repair agricultural and industrial equipment are in high demand. Additionally, the program has strong connections to the local agriculture community and you may be eligible for a variety of scholarships through local organizations like the FFA Alumni Association.

    Career Opportunities
    Automotive Technician
    Medium and Heavy Truck Technician
    Outdoor Power Equipment Technician
    Construction Equipment Technician
    Agricultural Equipment Technician
    Equipment Maintenance Technician
    Equipment Set-up and Delivery Technician
    Power Sports Technician
    Heavy Equipment Operator
    Parts Specialist
    General Welder

    Certifications and Credentials
    OSHA Safety
    Briggs and Stratton Master Service
    Technician Certification
    STIHL Bronze Certification
    Kohler Engine Certification
    MACS Section 609 Certification
    Equipment and Engine Training
    Council – 4-Stroke Gas Engines,
    Compact Diesel Engines and
    Electrical/Electronic Systems

    Did You Know?
    Students in Power Equipment Mechanics become members of FFA. The largest FFA Alumni Chapter in the State of Ohio is located in Greene County.

    College Connections
    Clark State Community College
    Tech Prep Scholarship ($3,000)
    University of Northwestern Ohio
    Edison Community College
    Lincoln College of Technology
    Ohio Technical College
    Owens Community College

    Career-Technical Student Organization affiliation – National FFA Organization

    Contact Mike Spahr, Power Equipment Mechanics instructor, at mspahr@greeneccc.com.