Appliance Technician Job Description

Appliance Technician Job Description

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Appliance technician provides maintenance on plant electrical, mechanical, HVAC, plumbing, and other systems, plus general maintenance (with limited supervision).

Appliance Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Manage appliance testing in accordance with the latest Institution of Engineering and Technology Code of Practice
Prepare all equipment as necessary for customers use, carrying out minor repairs such as fuse changes, plug replacements and re-terminations where necessary and safe to do so
Assist in the maintenance of routine records, updating databases and analysing routine data/information as required, in particular the School’s PAT database of equipment and inventory of assets
Trouble shoots and repairs, as dictated by sound business practices, industrial appliances used in food service areas, laundries, and other general service areas
Interprets preventative maintenance schedules and carries them through the steps needed for completion as noted on computer generated general maintenance/repair work orders
Trouble shoots and repair large tonnage cooling equipment used in controlled environment such as labs or computer and control areas
Attend to the upkeep and repair of stationary exercise recreational equipment
Diagnose and repair pneumatic systems related to building climate controls
To service and repair heating and power boiler apparatus including annual and semiannual tear down, testing and cleaning
Lays out the installation of structural and functional components and installs them as required

Appliance Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Appliance Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EPA, CFC

Education for Appliance Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the appliance technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in General Education, Education, Technical, Associates, History, Electronics Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics

Skills for Appliance Technician

Desired skills for appliance technician include:

Electrical
Electronic
Pneumatic and mechanical systems
Continuous improvement
Discipline of operations and maintenance projects in an international environment
Lean principles
Most common consumer appliances
Basic plumbing and electrical skills
Occupational hazards of the electrical trade and related safety precautions
Building codes across electrical and mechanical trades

Desired experience for appliance technician includes:

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the operations, maintenance and repair of HVAC/R systems and Commercial Kitchen equipment’s
Rational certification an asset
Must be dedicated to exceptional external and internal guest service
Ability to assess and act quickly to resolve issues
Highly motivated team player who can work with minimal supervision, flexible hours or rotating shift hours
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and bend to awkward positions

Appliance Technician Examples

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Appliance Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an appliance technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for appliance technician
  • Pumps specified gas or fluid into system
  • Dismantle malfunctioning systems and test components
  • Attends daily safety tool box meetings and is required to do job safety evaluations for each job
  • Load appliances on truck, schedule deliveries of appliances, and make delivery to customers’ homes
  • Install appliances, including hooking up washing machines and dryers to manufacturer’s specification
  • Work directly with customers to satisfy their needs and concerns – this may include quoting and selling products
  • Change out displays on the showroom floor
  • Other duties may include record keeping, bill preparation, preparing repair estimates, and inventory control
  • Installs and troubleshoots washers, dryers, ranges and other large appliances for university customers
  • Connects water or gas lines, and check for leaks once the appliances are installed
Qualifications for appliance technician
  • Must have excellent oral and written communications skills sufficient to effectively communicate with management and the local workforce
  • Able to hear oral communication either in person or on a telephone, mobile phone or radio
  • Able to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, balance, climb, crawl, reach, stand, walk, pull, lift, use fingers and grasp on a daily basis
  • Able to exert up to 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or minimal amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects
  • Reside in Central or North Jersey
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency to repair appliances and meet with customers as needed
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Appliance Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an appliance technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for appliance technician
  • Installs, repairs, and maintains electrical, gas, and steam operated kitchen appliances, stoves, and ovens
  • Provides customers guidance/instructions on how to operate the appliances properly
  • Replaces and repairs any defective components found in appliances
  • Possess ability to dismantle and re-assemble appliances to diagnosis problems
  • Keeps organized records on appliance, prepares bills, prepares repair estimates, and maintains inventory and records
  • Oversees on the job training and education of Appliance Technicians
  • Assist engineers by preparing reports based on data provided
  • Collect inventory and document products to be tested
  • Compile product performance reports using Microsoft office software
  • Prepare products for benchmark testing
Qualifications for appliance technician
  • Recent graduates from technical trade schools including HVAC may be a good fit
  • EPA or CFC Certification Preferred
  • Must provide verifiable, stable work history
  • Passion to serve consumer shareholders of EMA
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years hands on experience in maintenance and repair of commercial, residential and small appliances
  • Able to exert up to 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or minimal amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise maneuver objects
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Appliance Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of appliance technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for appliance technician
  • Assist in preparation of appliance prototypes and test fixtures
  • Ability to interact professionally and courteously with on site customers
  • Work with technicians to help troubleshoot concerns in home
  • Read schematics to determine what parts are required
  • Assist technicians with completing service work
  • Support in-home appliance technicians with dismantling and re-assembly of appliances
  • Providing support on understanding and resolving error codes
  • Pre screening of part based on fault codes
  • To be comfortable with using the major appliance
  • Basic knowledge of sealed system repair and gas appliances
Qualifications for appliance technician
  • The employee is required to live on site at the Camp location during their usual shift rotation
  • Provide knowledgeable and courteous repair service
  • Minimum 3-5 years of appliance repair experience
  • Gas Appliance Certification (C,B or A ticket) required
  • Microsoft office skills in Excel, Word Outlook
  • Maintain and organize company provided vehicle
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Appliance Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of appliance technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for appliance technician
  • Using a variety of manual and powered hand tools, bends, shapes, grinds, and cuts wire to accurately fit model
  • Ensures that all Quality Processes and Controls are followed including Manufacturing Assembly Procedures, Technical Standing Instructions, on-time completion of required trainings, use of good documentation practices in recordkeeping, and Quality System Work Instructions
  • Performs Preventative Maintenance as required by department Standard Operating Procedures
  • Occasionally participates in Daily Department Gemba meetings
  • Adhere to scheduled trainings for ISO/FDA compliance as required
  • Maintain a clean and safe workstation and adhere to all Health and Safety policies
  • Install, maintain and repair domestic and commercial grade appliances
  • Perform specialized test and process equipment
  • Maintain an inventory and itemize costs on each job
  • Oversee the delivery of and the safe and proper installation of new equipment
Qualifications for appliance technician
  • Certified Red Seal Refrigeration Journeyman Certificate
  • Accurately investigate and analyze all types of HVAC and appliance service calls, however initiated, and satisfy them in a timely, cost effective manner
  • Universal refrigeration certification I, II, and III
  • Clean equipment, parts, or tools to repair or maintain them in good working order
  • Reassemble equipment after repair
  • Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
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Appliance Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of appliance technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for appliance technician
  • Read schematics to determine what parts are required prior to the first visit
  • Review customer reported faults and determine what parts would be required in order to repair appliance on the first time
  • Support in-home technicians with dismantling and re-assembly of appliances
  • Demonstrates personal commitment to the organization’s core values through active involvement in the service excellence process
  • Inspects, checks and makes decisions relative to the operation and repair of hospital refrigeration, and air conditioning equipment including fans, controls, humidifiers and related systems
  • Regulates and adjusts refrigerant flow and valves to maintain required temperatures
  • Receives assignments and work orders
  • Assists in the development of preventive maintenance procedures, tagging, and checkout of new equipment
  • Reads and interprets specifications, schematic diagrams and blueprints
  • Maintains all required records and documents relative to operation of refrigeration and cooling equipment
Qualifications for appliance technician
  • Talk to customers or refer to work orders to establish the nature of appliance malfunctions
  • Must be proficient in speaking, reading and writing English including reading and using building diagrams and technical manuals
  • 1-2 years of experience working in a laboratory setting
  • General hands-on aptitude
  • Ability to effectively use small hand tools for assembly and disassembly operations
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel )

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