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Commercial Kitchen Equipment Service Technician | Illinois

We are an established and growing HVAC and food service equipment repair company that has served the state of Illinois for 60+ years. As a Service Technician you will provide preventive maintenance, warranty work, repair services, and parts for commercial cooking, refrigeration, beverage and other kitchen equipment in restaurants, hotels, nursing homes, schools and corporations. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Perform troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance on commercial foodservice equipment including, but not limited to, refrigeration equipment, cooking equipment, beverage equipment and dish machines.
  • Demonstrate effective troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Effectively manage time and resources to control costs, enhance efficiencies and meet commitments
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external customers
  • Build strong customer relationships and build knowledge and understanding of new and existing customer needs/expectations
  • Promote appropriate services, products and maintenance programs
  • Attend appropriate technical and manufacturer training
  • Obtain additional licenses and certifications as appropriate
  • Train team members and peers on best practice methods of service and sales

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to frequently kneel, bend, squat, push, pull and reach above and below waist
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds up to 25 feet. Occasional lifting and carrying, with or without assistance, of items up to 70 pounds
  • Ability to work in damp and/or humid conditions, coolers/freezers at freezing temperatures, moving mechanical parts, pressurized steam equipment, open flames, heated surfaces, liquids and risk of electrical shock
  • Ability to work on ladders, roofs and in rare cases, high, precarious places

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of 1 year service industry experience -- refrigeration, appliance repair, kitchen equipment, HVAC, military service
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record (2 yrs)
  • Willingness/ability to be involved with the emergency on-call rotation that includes night and weekends

Perferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant technical training, licenses and/or certifications (ie. EPA, CFESA)
  • Commercial refrigeration and/or commercial cooking equipment repair experience
  • Self-motivated with the proven ability prioritize and work independently with minimal direct supervision

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