Appliance Mechanic

Location: Fort Bliss, Texas
Technica seeks to fill the position of Appliance Mechanic at Ft. Bliss, TX.
 

Duties: 

·Installs, services and repairs stoves, refrigerators, dishwashing machines, and other electrical household or commercial  appliances, using hand tools, test equipment and following wiring diagrams and manufacturer's specifications.
·Connects appliance to power source and test meters, such as wattmeter, ammeter, or voltmeter, observes readings on meters and graphic recorders.
·Examines appliance during operating cycle to detect excess vibration, overheating, fluid leaks and loose parts.
·Disassembles appliances and examines mechanical and electrical parts.
·Traces electrical circuits, following diagram and locates shorts and grounds, using ohmmeter, calibrates timers, thermostats and adjusts contact points.
·Cleans and washes parts, using wire brush, buffer, and solvent to remove carbon, grease and dust.
·Replaces worn or defective parts, such as switches, pumps, bearings, transmissions, belts, gears, blowers and defective wiring.
·Repairs and adjusts appliance motors, reassembles appliance, adjusts pulleys and lubricates moving parts, using hand tools and lubricating equipment.
 
Requirements:
 
·HVAC/EPA/Sealed System certification is required
·EPA Universal Certification perfered
·2 years of recent, professional appliance repair experience
·Must be able to lift on an occasional basis a maximum of 70 pounds with frequent or constant lifting of 40 pounds.
·Must be able to stand for at least two continuous hours.
·Must be able to work in cramped areas for at least two continuous hours.
·Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions to include intense heat, heavy wind, blowing sand, heavy rain, and snow and sleet.
·Must be able to read, write, and speak English.
·High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
·Working mechanical knowledge, including the use of tools and test equipment
·Must complete all technician training elements within required timeframes
·Must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license
·Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
·Must be a US Citizen or US permanent resident for more than 3 years in order to obtain NACI and CAC Card eligibility.
 

Technica is an Equal Opportunity Employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Technica recognizes the value of diversity in our workplace and are committed to equal opportunity.  Technica provides fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, sexual preference, partnership status, gender identity, disability, genetic information, and protected veteran status, status of participation in the U.S. Armed Services, or other status protected by federal, state or local law. Technica hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.  

Technica reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunity and/or perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship to the Company. This applies to all applicants and employees.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.


Technica encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and members or veterans of the U.S. Armed Services to apply.

Benefits 
Technica offers paid time off, health, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance benefits, and 401(k) options to all full-time employees. 

This position description is subject to change at any time. Only persons submitting applications through Technica’s on-line application process will be considered for employment.

 
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