Commercial Kitchen Equipment Service Technician- Decatur/Springfield/Bloomington IL

Posted: July 08, 2021

Company: EICHENAUER SERVICES, INC

Employer Type: Other

Position Type: Full Time

Job Type: Technician

Experience Level: Mid Level

Certification Required: EPA, CFESA

Education Required: High School/GED

City: DECATUR

County: MACON

Salary Range: $45000-$55000

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

Desired Skills

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


Preferred 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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