Installation Technician in Kansas City, KS at ITW Food Equipment Group

Date Posted: 8/26/2019

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Job Description

Hobart Service, an ITW Company, is an international manufacturer of products for the food service and food retail industries including cooking, food preparation, ware-washers and waste handling, weigh wrap, Baxter baking and Traulsen refrigeration. Hobart’s equipment is supported by a national network of factory-trained service representatives in locations across the United States.
Some of the Benefits to you are:
  • Stability & Reputation – Hobart Service has been in business for over 100 years and we’ve been leaders in our industry! It is no secret that the reason we have been so successful is because our goal is to Create Customers for Life. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week our Associates offer extensive maintenance and repair services.
  • Career Growth – Hobart Service will not only offer you long term training, but we also offer a tuition reimbursement program.
  • Great Compensation – Hobart Service offers a very competitive salary, excellent benefits package and even a great retirement package. Hobart Service will also supply you with specialty tools, uniforms and safety gear.
Job Summary:
Kansas City, KS - based entry-level position under the direction of Branch Manager. The selected candidate will be responsible for assisting with equipment installations and maintenance as required. The candidate will assist with the assembly of equipment and inspect for proper operation, uncrating and moving of equipment into position. The individual will be responsible for driving service and delivery truck to the intended destination to deliver or pick up equipment with the use of a lift-gate.  Must also assist other Branch employees and Service Technicians as required. Must be willing to work hours as needed.  
Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School diploma/GED or related experience
  • 0-1 year minimum experience in related field.
  • Be able to work with mechanical/electrical equipment safely
  • Basic Knowledge of Welding, Hydraulics and/or Electrical Skills
  • Understand How to Troubleshoot Mechanical Problems
  • Basic plumbing and soldering knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of CO2 and Freon
  • Basic knowledge of moving tools and equipment
  • Customer Service skills- resolving customer issues. ensuring appropriate communication with customers and following up on customer requests
  • Required to manage expense reports and travel budgets.
Physical Requirements:
  • Lifting 50-75 lbs with or without assistance
  • Climbing up to 8 ft with ladder. Working on roofs of building will be required
  • Extensive driving 5-6 hours/day
  • Kneeling, squatting, bending, pushing/pulling
  • Exposure to noise, heat, cold, slippery, wet conditions
  • Will need to be able to travel for overnight and multiple day job assignments.
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 and Hobart Service are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for all employees. To demonstrate this commitment, Hobart Service is tobacco-free (including e-cigarettes) on campuses and within company vehicles and maintains a drug-free workplace.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please contact Human Resources at service.hr@hobartservice.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.