Appliance Repair Technician
Boston, MA 
Posted 16 days ago
Job Description

Appliance Repair Technician IV

Compensation: $29.90 and up depending on experience

Available Shift: 1st Shift

Benefits include, but not limited to:







Scholarship Program

Uniform and Tool allowance


The Service/Repair Technician 4 is in the service technician occupation requiring fundamental knowledge of mechanical and/or electrical aptitude with some troubleshooting experience. Responsible for providing on-site support to Hobart Service customers that includes, but is not limited to: installation and/ or service of commercial food equipment. Routine work schedule including on-call, after-hours, holiday, and weekend on-site repair support.


These are the most significant job duties performed. The size, scope and complexity of assigned duties and responsibilities are dependent on the level and experience of the incumbent. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each assigned essential duty satisfactorily.

Other responsibilities or special projects not specifically listed below may also be assigned.

  • Installs basic mechanical commercial food equipment and assists in more advanced installs as needed.
  • Maintain, diagnose, and repair basic mechanical commercial food equipment for customers on contract and/or on time and material (i.e., T&M) basis.
  • Completes and documents preventative maintenance on basic mechanical commercial food equipment.
  • Implements and supports standard operating procedures outlined in Hobart Service safety manuals and programs.
  • Supports branch and organization financial objectives by providing a quality customer experience.
  • Maintains current organization, industry, and equipment knowledge.
  • Responsible for assigned company assets including vehicle, tools, and inventory.
  • Follows the company's safe driving and other applicable policies.

Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no direct or indirect supervisory responsibilities.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Education and Work Experience

High school diploma or GED AND

4-7 years of electrical/mechanical experience

Desired Education/Experience

  • Associate degree or Vocational Certificate is preferred.
  • Mechanical or electrical experience is preferred.
  • Experience installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing commercial cooking and/or refrigeration equipment is preferred.
  • Service/Repair Technician 1 2 Certificates and Licenses Position/Location dependent.
  • Job -Specific Knowledge To perform this job successfully, the individual needs to demonstrate knowledge of these areas as they relate to the primary functions of the job.
  • Mechanical Aptitude - demonstrates mechanical aptitude to operate and troubleshoot equipment. Skilled in use of various tools and equipment (e.g. basic hand tools, reading and following service manuals, gauges, meters, etc.)
  • Customer Service - highly professional demeanor with excellent telephone skills and etiquette. Utilizes various interpersonal styles and communication methods to positively assist and influence customers.
  • Problem Solving - fundamental role in finding ways to address all types of problems by having a good approach to a problem without being ineffective, favoring or causing painful consequences.
  • Safety at Work - learns to keep the organization safe from different risks by developing a high sense of alertness that detects danger from afar and stops it before it causes risk, danger or injury to themselves, or others.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

Technical and Analytical Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret standard service manuals, mechanical diagrams, sustains understanding of parts stocking and identification methods, practices, and procedures.
  • Understanding of basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, calculations of percentages, measurement conversions)
  • Ensure they are following workflow processes (e.g., Inspection accuracy)
  • Understanding and promoting sales/lead opportunities to assist in creating customer-focused strategies for fostering business relationships (e.g., equipment leads, contract leads, water treatment order leads).
  • Basic knowledge of / working knowledge of Windows applications and Microsoft Office programs such as Word and Excel. Quality
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Applies feedback to improve performance.
  • Monitors own work to ensure quality. Quantity
  • Meets productivity standards as set by Customer Facing Metrics (CFMs).
  • Completes work in timely manner.
  • Strives to increase productivity. Attendance/Punctuality
  • Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
  • Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

"Hobart Service is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws."

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
4 to 7 years
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