Employment

 

Job Title: Repair Technician

 

Reports to: Program Manager

Work Hours: 40 hours/week,  9:00 am – 6:30 pm; Monday – Friday, occasional Saturdays

Wage Rate: $16.00 – $20.00/hour, DOE

Benefits: Paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, retirement benefits.

 

Job Description: The Repair Technician is responsible for repairing, parting out, and recycling of the major appliances that Appliance Depot sells which include: washers, dryers (gas and electric), ranges (gas and electric), refrigerators and freezers. The Repair Technician also has an active role in the training of new team members.

 

Qualifications:       

  • Must have or be able to acquire NARDA certification to handle refrigerants within 30 days of hire
  • Demonstrated experience/training in appliance repair, HVAC, or equivalent field
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently diagnose and repair major household appliances
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage work flow; production experience preferred
  • Demonstrates integrity, strives for excellence in their work, and has experience leading others
  • Personal values are in alignment with the mission and vision of ReUse Works

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accurately diagnose and repair appliances including: washers, dryers, ovens, ranges (gas and electric), refrigerators and freezers according to shop production needs
  • Accurately and consistently document repairs and work flow decisions on production tracking forms
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings and provide feedback that improves our production flow and quality control
  • Follow safety policies and labor laws
  • Maintain an organized workspace, including maintaining inventory of all items applicable to work area including parts, tools, etc.
  • Role model exemplary work habits to trainees, volunteers, and co-workers providing instruction and direction as needed with support of program manager
  • Perform other duties as needed which may include cross-training in related positions

 

Physical and Sensory Qualifications:

R = rarely                O = occasionally

F = frequently

 

Physical Activity

 R

 O

 F

Sitting

 

 

x

Standing

 

 

x

Walking

 

 

x

Crouching (bending at knee)

 

 

x

Kneeling/crawling

 

 

x

Bending at waist

 

 

x

Twisting (knees/waist/neck)

 

 

x

Climbing

 

 

x

Grasping

 

 

x

Driving a hand truck

 

 

x

Driving a car

 

x

 

Repetitive motions

(keyboard/data entry)

 

 

x

Use of cleaning agents

 

 

x

Lifting/carrying: 50 pounds

 

 

x

Sensory Activity

 

 

 

Talking (in person/on phone)

 

 

x

Hearing (in person/on phone)

 

 

x

Vision for close work

 

 

x

Compensation:      The Appliance Depot Repair Technician compensation is dependent upon experience.  ReUse Works offers paid vacation, paid sick leave, and paid holidays. Employer matched retirement available after a year.  We seek to provide opportunities for professional development and are committed to all of our employees thriving. At this time we are not able to offer health insurance, however we work with local health advocates to support you in finding appropriate coverage on the Washington State Health Exchange.

To Apply:    Please send cover letter and resume to bwarrior@appliancedepotbham.com.  Position will close at the end of the day on July 19th, 2019.